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UCL Space Week 9-13 April

Start: Apr 09, 2018 09:00 AM
End: Apr 13, 2018 12:30 PM

The first annual UCL Space Week, organised by UCL Space Domain Director Alan Smith, takes place from 9-13 April.


Speakers from the Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck include: Giovanna Tinetti, Andrew Coates, Graziella Branduardi-Raymont, Nick Achilleos, Alan Smith, Ingo Waldmann, Ian Crawford and Will Dunn.

A 'Humans in space' public lecture on Wednesday evening will feature ESA Astronaut Jean-Francois Clervoy. 

More information about the week, and links to the free registration needed for the sessions, is at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/mssl/space-domain/columns/Events/space-week-2018

The programme for the Solar System(s) Science and Exploration session on the afternoon of 11 April may be of particular interest:

Solar System(s) Science and Exploration session
  • Wednesday 11 April 14:00-17:30
  • Drayton House B20 Jevons Lecture Theatre, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AX
  • Registration: https://goo.gl/uHKuo4
14:00 Andrew Coates Introduction - Solar System(s) Science and Exploration at UCL (including ExoMars)
14:30 Alex James Solar Magnetic Activity: Bridging the Gap between Observation and Theory
14:45 Nadine Kalmoni Space plasma physics
15:00 Graziella Branduardi-Raymont Outer planets aurora + SMILE
15:15 Nick Achilleos The JUpiter ICy moon Explorer: Using JUICE to Explore Jupiter's Moon Ganymede
15:30 Tea/coffee  
15:45 Chris Brockley-Blatt Solar Orbiter
16:00 Alan Smith Plato
16:15 Ingo Waldmann Exoplanets + ARIEL
16:30 Ian Crawford Lunar science and exploration
16:45 Panel discussion Space exploration, the next 20 years – all speakers
17:25 Will Dunn Rapporteur summary of the session 
17:30 End of session  



  • Artist's impression of the Gaia satellite. Copyright ESA - C. Carreau.

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