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Press Conference on June 3, 2016 on the Luxembourg Initiative to Support the Use of Space Resources

LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is pleased to announce an international press conference to highlight the latest developments of the recently announced spaceresources.lu initiative. The initiative defines a framework for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids.

The press conference will be hosted by:

    Mr. Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister, Minister of State, Minister for Communications and Media
    Mr. Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy

This media event will be held in the presence of:

    Mr. Jean-Jacques Dordain, long-standing Director General of the European Space Agency ESA
    Dr. Simon Pete Worden, long-standing Director of NASA’s Ames Research Center

The press conference is scheduled for 5:00 PM Friday, June 3, 2016 for a duration of 1 hour (Note : Times are in Luxembourg Time GMT+2).

A conference call will be available to media representatives by dialing one of the following numbers:

Brussels, Belgium:
    

 
    

+32(0)2 404 0662

Paris, France:
          

+33(0)1 76 77 22 25

Berlin, Germany:
          

+49(0)30 3001 90538

Luxembourg:
          

+352342 080 8570

London, United Kingdom:
          

+44(0)20 3427 1909

New York, United States of America:
          

+1646 254 3362

Amsterdam, Netherlands:
          

+31(0)20 716 8296

Athens, Greece:
          

+30210 969 6486

Bucharest, Romania:
          

+40(0)21 529 3968

Budapest, Hungary:
          

+361778 9329

Copenhagen, Denmark:
          

+4532 71 16 60

Dublin, Ireland:
          

+353(0)1 2465603

Geneva, Switzerland:
          

+41(0)22 567 5432

Helsinki, Finland:
          

+358(0)9 6937 9590

Lisbon, Portugal:
          

+3512131 64171

Madrid, Spain:
          

+3491 114 6581

Moscow, Russia:
          

+7495 705 9451

Oslo, Norway:
          

+472350 0486

Prague, Czech Republic:
          

+420225 376 428

Rome, Italy:
          

+3906 9974 9000

Sofia, Bulgaria:
          

+359(0)2 491 7913

Stockholm, Sweden:
          

+46(0)8 5033 6538

Vienna, Austria:
          

+43(0)1 25302 1763

Warsaw, Poland:
          

+4822 584 4255

Participant Access - Dial in 5-10 minutes prior to the start time using the number / Confirmation Code: 5573344

A question period intended for registered media representatives will take place at the end of this same conference call.

The press conference will be held in English and will be broadcast live on the Internet at the following address: www.gouvernement.lu. A replay will be available on the same website shortly after the event.

Contacts

Ministry of the Economy, Luxembourg

Paul ZENNERS

E-mail: paul.zenners@eco.etat.lu

Teìl.: (+352) 247-74126

mobile: (+352) 621 409 141

 

 

 

 

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