Space Colonisation - Home Sweet Home?

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This is a panel discussion about the uniqueness of our planet and whether manned exploration of space is inevitable for the survival of the human race.

Speakers include:

David Ashford Director of Bristol Spaceplanes. Co-author of the first serious book on space tourism 'Your Spaceflight Manual - How You Could be a Tourist in Space Within Twenty Years', by David Ashford and Patrick Collins.

Marek Kukula Public Astronomer at Greenwich Observatory, specialising in the study of supermassive black holes and the evolution of galaxies. He has 15 years of research including two years at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, home of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

David Kipping Astronomer based at University College London investigating extra-solar planets, the development of novel detection techniques and astrobiology.

Jery Stone has given lectures on space for almost 40 years. He is a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society and the Royal Astronomical Society, Chairman of the Space Education Council and a Director of the Mars Society UK.

Screening Times

Mon 4th May

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