/R E P E A T/ - Invitation - The world's first satellite to measure greenhouse gases built in Quebec

    QUEBEC, June 19 /CNW Telbec/ - ABB, the leading power and automation
technology group, convenes the press, Tuesday June 26 at 10 h 30 to mark the
last stage of an important contract of 10 M$ to build the main component on
the new Japanese satellite GOSAT (Greenhouse Gases Observing SATellite). The
satellite, which will be launched in 2008 by the Japan Aerospace Exploration
Agency (JAXA), will enable Japanese scientists to study and measure greenhouse
gases in support of the Kyoto protocol.
    At this exceptional occasion, it will be possible to take images of the
clean room where the heart of the satellite has been developed, built and

    Date :           Tuesday June 26, 2007

    Time :           10 h 30

    Location :       Garry Vail Room
                     585, boulevard Charest East, 3e floor

    ABB, Analytical Business Unit is located in the heart of the new St-Roch
quarter in Quebec City. In Canada, ABB employs over 1,800 people in
24 locations from coast to coast.

For further information:

For further information: Marie Tremblay, Axiome, Cabinet
d'experts-conseils en communication, (418) 694-0444, Cell.: (418) 951-3003,

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