21-22 September “Live Coverage: MAVEN reaches Mars; Dragon ISS docking”


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Two events are coming up that be watched Live on NASA TV.

Firstly the Mars MAVEN orbiter will reach the Red Planet after its ten month journey there. NASA TV will have live coverage of the event on the 21st or 22nd of September (depending on where you are on Earth)–9:30PM Eastern US Time on the 21st.

There’s a good video explaining the MAVEN here on Space.com.

Secondly the SpaceX Dragon resupply module will be shown docking live with the ISS on 22 September at 11:30AM Greenwich Meantime/ UT.


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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.


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