16 June 2016, 19:00 CEST
Many thanks for all your well thought applications, we received way more than we could accommodate! Lucky winners have been notified, but there is a waitlist, means: In case of cancellation somebody else can take the seat. We’ll keep you posted!

13 June 2016
Please note that for logistical reasons we had to prepone the #SpaceBourget17 events to 23 and 24 June. Further details below.

Do you love Space? Are you a blogger/vlogger, instagramer or other avid follower of ESA’s and other space activities on social media? Then apply to join us at the Paris Air and Space Show at Le Bourget, France, on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 Friday 23 and Saturday 24 June 2017 – we’ll be giving away a limited amount of free tickets to our social media followers!

The ESA Pavilion at the Paris Air and Space Show 2015. Image: ESA. S. Angelstein.

The ESA Pavilion at the Paris Air and Space Show 2015. Image: ESA. S. Angelstein.

ESA’s exhibition pavilion will feature exciting missions and projects across all space domains, from space science and technology to future plans for human spaceflight, robotic exploration and more.

Come and visit us to learn more about our missions such as ExoMars orbiting the Red Planet, BepiColombo launching to Mercury, our next generation launcher Ariane 6 or the future of human spaceflight and exploration.

Thomas Pesquet meets the public at the ESA pavilion. Image: ESA, P.Sebirot.

Thomas Pesquet meets the public at the ESA pavilion, June 2015. Image: ESA, P.Sebirot.

Listen, meet and chat with our experts, take a tour of the pavilion and even seize the opportunity to chat with our Director General Jan Woerner, e.g. about his plans for a village on the Moon or future international collaboration. Don’t miss your chance to snap, post, tweet, blog, vlog, share this experience with the rest of the world – there might also be a very special guest giving a very special talk!

Dates, times and venue (please note times have changed!)

We’d like welcome you at the ESA pavilion at Paris Air and Space Show in Le Bourget, France, on 23 June 2017 and 24 June 10:00 to approx. 15:00 (all times CEST – of course the tickets are valid full-day!).

Please find information on how to get to Paris Air Show here.

For active social media users

This event is designed for people who

  • Have a keen interest in Space, Space Science and Technology
  • Actively use social media channels, platforms and tools to share information with a unique audience
  • Regularly produce new content and make, share and reuse images, audio and video
  • Can reach audiences using their social media channels and at offline venues such as presentations at schools, universities and clubs
  • Have previous postings that are respected and accurate

How to apply & join

To apply for one of the free tickets, please send an email to social.media at esa.int

Be sure to include your name, social media name(s), profile links and contact information, and a few words describing your motivation or interest in joining.

Applications may be submitted for one person only and are non-transferable. Please do not submit multiple applications. All applicants must be at least 18 years old on 24 June 2017 or otherwise accompanied by an adult.

Free entrance and WiFi access will be provided. Individual participants are responsible for all other travel, accommodation or miscellaneous expenses. The event will be held in English and French. Of course Questions can be answered in a variety of languages on an as-available basis.

The application period closes Friday 16 June 2017, 08:00 CEST.

Selection and invitations

The number of tickets is limited. Once all applications have been reviewed, an invitation email with confirmation information and additional instructions will be sent to the selected participants and to those on a possible waiting list no later than 16 June 2017. We will keep you posted of progress.

In Twitter, follow @Social4Space, @esa_exhibitions and visit this (SocialSpace) blog for the latest news. We will use these channels to post updates about the event.

The official hashtags are #SpaceBourget17 and #PAS17

More info is available on the ESA Exhibitions website, this is where you’ll also find the full programme of ESA events at the Paris Air and Space show.

We’re looking forward to meet you there!