Exploring the Planets | University of Oxford

Exploring the Planets

Speaker
Fred Taylor
Event date
Event time
17:30
Venue
Blackwells Bookshop
51 Broad St
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BQ
Event type
Other
Event cost
Varies
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Gain insights into the space programme thanks to astronomer Fred Taylor. How can the motivations of researchers and politicians merge to generate the large budgets required? How is the technology planned and developed to make various feats like landing on Mars or Titan possible? How has the space programme evolved during the last few decades?