UKSEDS National Student Space Conference 2014



University of Leicester Leicestershire United Kingdom LE1 7RH


01/03/2014 - 8:30 am


02/03/2014 - 4:00 pm

The UKSEDS National Student Space Conference is the premier event for space students, bringing together students, academics, and professionals from across the country to share knowledge of space, discuss the challenges facing the sector, and to create new links between groups. It features talks by leading space science and industry figures, a careers fair, and opportunities to take part in discussions and networking events.Whether you’re set on a career in space or are just fascinated by a new frontier, you are warmly invited to attend.

Keynote Speakers

The conference’s keynote speakers include:

Prof. Richard Brown – Director of the Centre for Future Air-Space Transportation Technology at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The aim of the Centre is to perform the dedicated long-term planning and research that will be required to create the space access and air transport systems of the future.

Dr David Parker – Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency. He has been involved in the UK space sector since 1990 having completed a PhD in aeronautics and astronautics at Southampton University. He worked in British Aerospace Space Systems as a propulsion and guidance, navigation and control (GNC) engineer and later in management and business development roles in EADS Astrium.

We are delighted that British ESA Astronaut, Tim Peake will be participating in the UKSEDS Conference.

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