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May 2020 “Speaking Into Outer Space” recording

Link to this event is now available It's a positive thing that my next "public" appearance will now be via Zoom (rather than in London as previously planned), thus opening it up to a far...

Cancelled: 6 April 2020 “Speaking Into Outer Space” London

This event has been moved to online due to Covid! Please see the updated post... I'm thrilled to be speaking at this evening event on 6 April 2020: I love a London roof terrace, and...

10 March 2020 “International Women’s Day” event, Luton (UK)

International Women's Day is next Sunday, 8 March: a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. I'm very happy to be speaking at a related event on Tuesday 10 March...

Call for papers: The Ecosystem of Space Due 29 Feb

The journal Space Policy (of which I had the privilege to be Editor in Chief of for several years) and the journal Astropolitics are putting together a Special Issue. I'll be helping to host...

17-19 February 2020 “UAE Public Policy Forum” Dubai

I'm looking forward to speaking at the upcoming UAE Public Policy Forum in Dubai next February. The topic is "Agile Government: Becoming Future Proof". Registration is free but you do need to apply. From the...

No extra cost: shop online and the retailer gives £ to support women

UK-based friends -At no extra cost to you- Please consider supporting the charity for which I am a Trustee: Luton All Women's Centre If you shop online through for example John Lewis, Argos, Waitrose, Amazon, eBay...

28 Nov 2019: Space Ethics & Planetary Care, London

I am thrilled to be speaking next week at the Royal Museums Greenwich for this evening lecture alongside the brilliant Farhana Yamin. Space Ethics and Planetary Care From the website: Apollo’s Earthrise image enabled us to see...

11-20 October 2019 Bloomsbury Festival, London

The Bloomsbury Festival is going on this week and themed around the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings. There are a lot of things to explore and I suggest checking out the Bloomsbury Festival...

28 November 2019 “Space Ethics and Planetary Care” London

I am excited to be speaking at this event alongside the amazing Farhana Yamin. From the event website: "Maritime Lecture Series - Space Ethics and Planetary Care" Space Ethics and Planetary Care Apollo’s Earthrise image enabled us...

9 October 2019 “Space Psychology” London

I hope to make it to this event With Dr Iya Whiteley next Wednesday 9 October 2019 from 13-14:00 at the Wellcome Collection. I very much enjoyed hearing Dr Whiteley speak when she and...

Until Jan 2020: The Moon special exhibition at the Royal Museums Greenwich

      It has been an absolute pleasure and privilege to be involved in this exhibition, and I am very flattered to be featured in a video in the final section of the gallery. The design...

Book “Dr Space Junk Vs The Universe” by Dr Alice Gorman

Long-term colleague and friend Alice Gorman (aka Dr Space Junk) has a new book out! I haven't received my copy yet but can assure that anyone interested in technology, culture and history will appreciate...

19 March 2019 “The Human Martian” The Royal Institution

I am absolutely thrilled to be speaking within this amazing line-up in the Faraday Theatre at the RI in a couple of weeks: multi-Guinness World Record Holder adventurer Adrian Hayes; space medicine specialist, artist...

Book “Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet” by Dallas Campbell

I am thrilled to have contributed a chapter to this brilliant book by Dallas Campbell published with Simon & Schuster in 2017 (this is a follow-up blog from when it first came out). It is...

4-7 December 2018: Galaxy Forum Hainan 2018 (China)

I won't be there, but this looks like a good session, worth promoting, with some great speakers (including colleague and friend Bernard Foing)... Text from the email flier; see the Galaxy Forum Hainin 2018 website...

Documentary Movie: Nureyev

I am honored to have been at the premier of the new documentary film Nureyev last night (and honored to be one of the expert interviewees in it). IMDB for Nureyev the film  Tickets and showtimes Even...

27 June 2018 “Spectral Power” screening, Royal Observatory (London)

This looks interesting--I plan to try and go, schedule willing! Full details available on artist Phil Coy's website and also the Royal Observatory's/ Royal Museums Greenwich website. 28 June 6:30pm - 7.45pm Price: Adult: £10.30 | Concession: £9.30 Book...

15 June 2018 “Kosmica: Ethereal Things” London edition

Very much looking forward to going to this event tomorrow night... I believe there are still tickets av available! KOSMICA: ETHEREAL THINGS (LONDON EDITION) 6.30pm - 10.00pm, Fri 15 June 2018 IKLECTIK ‘Old Paradise Yard’ 20 Carlisle Lane ( Royal Street...

New Book “Limiting Outer Space” Ed Alexander C.T. Geppert

There’s a great line up of authors in this new book, from NASA’s Roger Launius to the Science Museum’s Doug Millard: Limiting Outer Space: Astroculture After Apollo Edited by Alexander C. T. Geppert From the Palgrave Macmillan...

By 1 June 2018: “Graffiti Without Gravity” Vote

Like street art? Like outer space? You're in luck. On 18 May 2018 the European Space Agency (ESA) & The Hague Street Art joined forces for a unique crossover project between (street) art and space...

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