UPDATE 18 OCT: This event is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a future date due to extensive flooding and unsafe driving conditions in and around Midleton. We apologise for the change and will contact all registrants in future about a new date.

Journalist Jordan Wright, better known to his 120,000 YouTube subscribers as The Angry Astronaut, will be bringing his touring lecture How Space Flight Will Save the World to the NSC on Wednesday, 18 October, from 7 PM to 9 PM.

“NASA is failing to educate the public when it comes to the benefits of Spaceflight.  A thriving space industry could help solve everything from global warming to third world poverty and violence.

And SpaceX will make it all possible.”

Tickets are €10 for those registering in advance, and €15 for those without a reservation subject to seating capacity. Tickets are payable on the door.

Weather permitting, ticket holders are are also invited to join an exclusive after-dark tour of the National Space Centre at 6:30 PM, immediately prior to the lecture.

Reserve Tickets: Jordan Wright at the NSC



National Space Centre Ltd
Elfordstown Earthstation
Elfordstown | Midleton | Co Cork

Free parking on site.

Directions: Google Maps

Please note the NSC is accessed from Bloomfield Ridge via a private road. Please drive with caution.


Jordan Wright is a journalist who covers spaceflight, space policy and space science on his popSular YouTube channel, The Angry Astronaut. Wright’s interest in space began in childhood thanks to  his uncle, who worked at NASA. Since starting the channel in 2019, Wright has grown to a base of over 120,000 subscribers, traveling the world to share live space content and engage with industry experts and commentators for his audience.