Space Travel Across the Decades and Beyond

Location: Online via Zoom

Date: Friday 26 February 2021

Time: 17:00 - 19:00 GMT

Booking: This event is FREE to attend by Zoom but registration is required. Book your place here.
Zoom details for the event will be sent to registered attendees after the registration deadline has closed.
Please contact happ-centre@stx.ox.ac.uk with any queries.

A discussion panel will discuss the history and future of "Space Travel Across the Decades and Beyond".

Confirmed panellists are:

Dr Jim Green (Chief Scientist, NASA)
Professor Günther Hasinger (Director of Science, European Space Agency)
Professor Mikhail Marov (Former Scientific Secretary of the Soviet Space Council)
Professor Gu Yidong (Chief Scientist, China Manned Space Programme)

Confirmed discussants are:

Dr Mae Jemison (former NASA astronaut and first African American woman in space)
​​​​​​Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma (former cosmonaut and first Indian in space)

Programme:

Session Chair: Dr Caroline Harper (Head of Space Science, UK Space Agency)
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17:00 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
17:05 Dr Jim Green
17:25 Professor Mikhail Marov
17:45 Professor Günther Hasinger
18:05 Professor Gu Yidong
18:25 PANEL DISCUSSION
18:45 Q & A
19:00 CLOSE