The Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL / Birkbeck


UCL Space Week 8 - 12 November 2021

08 November 2021–12 November 2021, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

UCL Space Week 2021 poster

UCL Space Week, hosted by the UCL Space Domain, will run from 8th - 12th November 2021.

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Prof Alan Smith

UCL Space Week 2021, organised by the UCL Space Domain, takes place from 8 - 12th November.  There are a variety of interesting sessions and talks taking place at UCL throughout the week, including many contributions from CPS colleagues which are highlighted below. Please register to attend specific sessions via the event informaiton link detailed below.
Robotic Exploration of the Solar System session, Tue 9th November, 10 am – 1pm, Anatomy G29 JZ Young Lecture Theatre:
Prof Andrew Coates, UCL/MSSL, ExoMars Instrument PI
Prof Geraint Jones, UCL/MSSL, Comet Interceptor PI
Dr Dominic Papineau, UCL/ES/LCN, Director of the Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck
Dr Annie Wellbrock, UCL/MSSL
Affelia Wibisono, UCL/MSSL
Prof Ian Crawford, Birkbeck
Exoplanet session, Thu 11 November, 10 am – 1pm, Gustave Tuck LT:
Dr Vincent Van Eylen, UCL/MSSL
Prof Alan Smith, UCL/MSSL, PLATO co-I
Prof Giovanna Tinetti, Ariel PI
Dr Giorgio Savini, Ariel Payload Scientist
ESA_Lab session, Thu 11 November, 1 – 5pm, Gustave Tuck LT:
Prof Alan Smith, UCL, Director ESA_Lab@UCL
Dr Ingo Waldmann, ESA_Lab@UCL theme lead: Artificial Intelligence
Debate “Settling on Mars is essential for the future of humanity”, Fri 12 November, 3 – 5pm, Gustave Tuck LT:
Prof Andrew Coates, UCL/MSSL, ExoMars PanCam PI
We look forward to your participation!