[Open House] European Space Agency 2013Other / Other
06 October, 10am - 4pm
After opening its doors to the public for the first time in two decades in 2012, the European Space Agency (ESA) will repeat the event once again welcoming visitors in 2013, for free!
ESTEC, the European Space Research & Technology Centre, based in Noordwijk is the largest of its kind. This facility is the centre of European space developments and the workplace of astronauts, including André Kuipers.
During the 2013 event, astronaut Luca Parmitano will send a special message from orbit!
Additionally, the city of Noordvijk will host other space related events. Find more information here.
› Tour space facilities
› Personal stories from astronauts
› Exciting photo opportunities
› Learn about the European space programme
› Films, presentations, special guests
› Workshops for children
› And much more!
"Flock of Stars," Copyright ESA/Hubble & NASA; acknowledgement: L. Limatola
Thumb photo: Copyright ESA/NASA