Conference

Join us at the European AstroFest conference and hear 16 fascinating talks from experts in the fields of astronomy and space science. Book your personalised conference pass today.

Provisional Conference Programme

Friday 8th February 2019

Alien landscapes
Elizabeth Tasker, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Martian dust storm
Manish Patel, Open University

Alien life: what do we look for?
Paul Davies, Arizona State University

Finding Ultima Thule
Simon Porter, New Horizons Co-Investigator, South West Research Institute

Mission Moon 3-D
David J. Eicher, Astronomy Magazine
Brian May, London Stereoscopic Company

Note: Mission Moon 3-D will be in Session Two. Three more talks for Friday to be confirmed.

Saturday 9th February 2019

Landing on an asteroid: the Hayabusa2 mission
Elizabeth Tasker, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Galaxies
David J. Eicher, Astronomy Magazine

Observing the planets
Paul Abel, University of Leicester

Comets, Cosmology, and the Big Bang: An Astronomical Odyssey across 300 years
Allan Chapman, Oxford University

Mission to Mercury
Suzie Imber, University of Leicester

To be announced
Lucy Hawking, Author

Ultima Thule: the first results
Simon Porter, New Horizons Co-Investigator, South West Research Institute

Note: One more talk to be confirmed.

Programme subject to change. More details will be published soon.