ISS and its science and exploration mission

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ISS and its science and exploration mission

November 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
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Presentation

International Space Station and its science and exploration mission

Learn in details about the BIGGEST spacecraft ever built. How it was constructed? Why we need the International Space Station? How do we prepare astronauts in 2016 for missions onboard the ISS? What a normal day in space looks like? Get the latest news from the space station! What does life look like in orbit for a longer periods of time?

The presentation will be interactive and organized as an open talk.

About the lecturer

Antonio Fortunato

Antonio Fortunato is the lead EUROCOM, and deputy lead of Crew Operations for the ESA Astronaut Office. EUROCOM is an International Space Station Flight Control Room position, responsible for direct communication with the International Space Station crew. Antonio has years of experience working with astronauts and helping them prepare for their space missions. He is deeply involved with the daily preparation of the European astronauts. The presenter will share latest news and details from the European Mission Control Center.

His background:

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Space Systems, Fluid Dynamics, Computer Science, Space Structures, Remote Sensing at University of Napoli “Federico II” and Master of Science in Space Studies from International Space University

  • Day 1 November 11, 2016
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Antonio Fortunato

    The topic will cover the daily routine of an astronaut on-board the ISS, their duties and tasks.

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Antonio Fortunato ESA

Antonio Fortunato is the lead EUROCOM, and deputy lead of Crew Operations for the ESA Astronaut Office. EUROCOM is an International Space Station Flight Control Room position, responsible for direct communication with the International Space Station crew. Antonio has years of experience working with astronauts and helping them prepare for their space missions. He is deeply involved with the daily preparation of the European astronauts. The presenter will share latest news and details from the European Mission Control Center. His background: Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Space Systems, Fluid Dynamics, Computer Science, Space Structures, Remote Sensing at University of Napoli “Federico II” and Master of Science in Space Studies from International Space University

Details

Date:
November 11, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Space Challenges
Website:
https://www.spaceedu.net/

Venue

Delchev Auditorium, American University in Bulgaria
Svoboda Bachvarova Str.
Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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