UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


1 O'Clock Space Lecture - Prof. Alan Smith (MSSL)

08 October 2019, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

1 O'Clock Space Lecture - Sept 2019 poster

UCL Space Domain present the first 1 O'Clock Space Lecture, featuring Prof. Alan Smith (UCL MSSL) giving his talk 'Living on the Moon: Why, When, Where, Who and How'.

This event is free.

Event Information

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Charlene Murphy


Room LG04
85: 26 Bedford Way
26 Bedford Way
United Kingdom

To celebrate World Space Week 2019 the UCL Space Domain will be hosting its 1st ever One O'clock Space Lecture on the 8th of October 1-2pm 26 Bedford Way, Room LG04 entitled 'Living on the Moon: Why, When, Where, Who and How' given by Professor Alan SmithMullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL). All welcome to attend.

About the Speaker

Prof. Alan Smith

Professor of Detector Physics at Mullard Space Science Laboratory

Professor Alan Smith has a background of Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Space Research and Systems Engineering. He has been involved in sounding rocket and satellite programmes for almost 30 years, 8 of which were spent at the European Space Agency. Since joining UCL in 1990 he has become: Associate Director of Programmes and Head of Detector Physics at UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory (the largest University based space research organisation in the UK); Director of UCL's Centre for Advanced Instrumentation Systems and Academic Coordinator of the Sira-UCL Postgraduate Training Partnership; Director of UCL's Centre for Systems Engineering (UCLse); and more recently, Director of the Laboratory and Head of its host Department, the Department of Space and Climate Physics. 

More about Prof. Alan Smith