4th June 2013

european space expo (3)The European Space Expo is exhibiting in Trinity College Dublin from June 4th – 9th showcasing various aspects from the space industry. The dome will be situated in the Front Square of the University with free admission for all.

The 6 day event will consist of a range of speakers from industry and academia. National Space Centre CEO Rory Fitzpatrick will speak today at 16.30pm in one of the daily “Soap Box Talks” about Our Place in Space. Lunchtime sessions will host the Sun@One which allows the chance to remotely control a telescope on the Canary Islands and take photos of the sun.

Commander Chris Hadfield introduced the Expo this morning with some inspiring words. Watch his message below:

Group Bookings, Programme and further information can be found on the Space Expo website..

The Expo is currently on a roadshow with the following upcoming venues:

  • Dublin – 4 / 9 June 2013
  • Rome – 31 August / 5 September 2013
  • Vilnius : 17 / 22 September 2013
  • Tallinn: 1 / 6 October 2013
  • Munich: 5 / 10 November 2013
  • Lisbon: 4 / 9 December 2013