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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...

14-15 April 2018 "Kosmica" Sunderland, UK

This Kosmica programme looks brilliant, as always! I'm gutted that I'll  be out of the country so will miss it, but look forward to hearing about it afterwards. From the website Kosmica: Ethereal Things 5.30pm, Sat...

13 December 2017 "Sixty Years in Space" ISPL/UCL London

I'm gutted that I'll be travelling out of the country for this! A free seminar with the full title: Space Serving Humanity: Celebrating Sixty Years in Space & Fifty Years of Lawful and Peaceful Use  Presented...

New Book "Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe" by Dara O'Briain

I hadn't realised that Dara O'Briain was interested in space until I was sat across the aisle from him at an event at the Science Museum last summer, when Valentina Tereshkova the first woman in...

Until 12 November 2017 "Space Tapestry" Oxford

Aleksandra Mir is a brilliant artist, whose exhibition "Space Tapestry" I have blogged about before. It was a huge privilege getting to know her, and to be one of the subjects of her book We...

21-22 November 2017 "Commercialisation of Space" RAES

I won't be able to attend, but it's worth publicisng this event! Commercialisation of Space: Realising UK Goals for Innovation and Growth From The Royal Aeronautical Society website: "The 2017 President's Conference will provide a strategic view of...

29 October 2017 "Who Owns Space?" Battle of Ideas, London

I'm looking forward to doing the Battle of Ideas  at the Barbican, London 28 & 29 October 2017 again this year!  I'm so grateful that Zulfikar Abbany (Senior Science Editor, Deutsche Welle) brought together our panel on...

12 October 2017 Arts Catalyst Event, London

The Live Creature and Ethereal Things: Bringing Physics Into the Human Experience I'm very much looking forward to catching up next week on the research being done by dear friends and colleagues Nahum and Nicola...

26 September 2017 "Flight by Light with Bill Nye LightSail™ & Innovations in Solar Sailing" Adelaide

Absolutely gutted to miss the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide this year, and of course there will be many great events... but I'd particularly highlight this lecture with my lovely friends and colleagues...
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