Tickets Available from Wednesday 7th June 2017

During the 2017 Space Studies Program there are lots of options for the general public to get involved!

One of the highlights of every SSP are the numerous Public Lectures that will take place in Cork City over the summer of 2017. These lectures are given by some of world's leading experts including Astronauts, Space Agency leaders and many others.

Tickets are free and will be available from Wednesday 7th June 2017. 

The 2017 Space Studies Programs Public Lectures: 

 

Museum of the Moon

An internationally touring work measuring seven metres in diameter, the installation features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.  

Dr Buzz Aldrin

Dr Buzz Aldrin – Chancellor of the International Space University and the second man to walk on the Moon will kick off the Summer of Space with a public lecture in CIT’s Nexus Hall.

The Hubble Space Telescope

Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman will recall his shuttle experience as a space telescope “repairman”.

 

21st- 23rd June 2017

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Tuesday 27th June 2017

Booking Required

Thursday 29th June 2017

Booking Required

Museum of the Moon

An internationally touring work measuring seven metres in diameter, the installation features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.  

21st- 23rd June 2017

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Museum of the Moon

An internationally touring work measuring seven metres in diameter, the installation features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.  

21st- 23rd June 2017

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Dr Buzz Aldrin

Dr Buzz Aldrin – Chancellor of the International Space University and the second man to walk on the Moon will kick off the Summer of Space with a public lecture in CIT’s Nexus Hall.

Tuesday 27th June 2017

Booking Required

Dr Buzz Aldrin

Dr Buzz Aldrin – Chancellor of the International Space University and the second man to walk on the Moon will kick off the Summer of Space with a public lecture in CIT’s Nexus Hall.

Tuesday 27th June 2017

Booking Required

The Hubble Space Telescope

Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman will recall his shuttle experience as a space telescope “repairman”.

Thursday 29th June 2017

Booking Required

The Hubble Space Telescope

Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman will recall his shuttle experience as a space telescope “repairman”.

Thursday 29th June 2017

Booking Required

John Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and the US Space Program​

John M. Logsdon discusses the reasoning behind the space policy decisions of John Kennedy and Richard Nixon. The combined effect of their decisions to a large degree has shaped the space program that the United States has carried out over the past 45 years.

Monday 3rd July 2017

Booking Required

International Astronaut Panel

ISU participants and the public will have the opportunity to interact with this outstanding group of astronauts who represent over 30 years of international spaceflight experience ranging from the Spacelab, to the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station.

Tuesday 4th July 2017

Booking Required

Space Entrepreneurs Panel

An evening of insightful 'to and fro' conversation with proven space entrepreneurs who are leading advances in the global space markets with new services, products and technologies and all with deep ISU connections.

Wednesday 5th July 2017

Booking Required

Arthur C. Clarke Panel

ISU's Arthur C Clarke Panel celebrates the intersection of space and popular culture, in the same way that Arthur Clarke's works popularized space to the general public.

Thursday 13th July 2017

Booking Required

Robotics Competition

Thanks to LEGO Mindstorms, teamwork and a lot of imagination, ISU participants design and build autonomous robots to achieve the above-mentioned tasks. 

Friday 14th July 2017

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Geopolitics & the Future of Exploration

The panel will discuss the strategic, policy, and operational environment for space science and exploration activities in the years ahead.

Thursday 19th July 2017

Booking Required

Model Rocket Launch

Participants from ISU’s Engineering department are divided into international teams of four to design, construct and fly a rocket that will meet a set of difficult requirements for altitude, payload, data capture, and design style.
Sunday 23rd July 2017

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Starships of the Future

At the Royal Society in London on July 20, 2015, Yuri Milner, Stephen Hawking and Lord Martin Rees announced a set of initiatives — a scientific programme aimed at finding evidence of technological life beyond Earth entitled ‘Breakthrough Listen’, and a contest to devise potential messages named ‘Breakthrough Message’.Monday 24th July 2017 

Booking Required

Young Leaders in Aerospace

Wednesday 25th July 2017

Are we alone in the Universe?

Thursday 27th July 2017

The Future of Education

Monday 31st July 2017

Innovation Panel

Wednesday 2nd August

 

A Night Watchman's Journey

Monday 7th August 2017

Cross Industry Innovation

Tuesday 8th August 2017