6.00pm to 6.50pm, Friday 15 October
Tickets are now available
Ever wondered what technologies are involved in building and launching a satellite? You might not pay much attention to them orbiting many kilometers above the surface, but so much of our modern work depends on these amazing marvels of engineering.
Join space scientist Stuart Eves to explore the interesting and sometimes surprising science behind building a satellite. You’re guaranteed to leave this talk as a budding rocket scientist!
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Dr Stuart Eves has more than 30 years of international experience in satellite systems. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the British Interplanetary Society. In addition he is passionate about sharing his love of space. Stuart moonlights(!) as a GCSE Astronomy teacher, speaks to adults through organisations such as the U3A and Café Scientifique, and has recently become an Ri Masterclass presenter.
Please note, this event is earlier than usual and is aimed at a family audience.
The event will go live at 5:55pm, and the introduction will begin at 6:00pm. If you register but miss the live stream, the video will be available to you via the same link for up to a week after the event date.
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