7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 24 June
Tickets are now available
From private sector efforts led by SpaceX and Virgin Galactic to a new space race between the US and China, human space exploration is set to take off in the coming years.
60 years after the first human in space, join Chris Impey as he explores the history and landmarks of the international space program, gives a snapshot of the current dynamic situation and plots the probable trajectory of the future of space travel.
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Chris Impey is a professor and deputy head of the department of astronomy at the University of Arizona. His astronomy research focuses on observational cosmology—using telescopes and other instruments to study the large-scale structure and evolution of the universe. He also does research on education and science literacy.
His latest book 'Beyond:Our future in space' is available from amazon and all good bookshops.
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