Astronaut selection and the UK’s role in future space exploration.

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11 October 2018 18:00 - 20:00
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A talk from Dr Jaclyn Bell, Space and Physics Project Manager:
Jackie will talk about her journey on BBC Two’s Astronauts: Do you have what it takes? The build-up prior to filming, the BBC selection process informed by tests used by various Space Agencies across the world, and her continued and current training to become an astronaut. Jackie will also give an overview of the UK-built ESA Mars rover, its technical capabilities, operation and the engineering challenges that come with landing on a planet with a different atmosphere - What is the ExoMars mission and what do we hope to find by sending another Rover to Mars? Followed by a brief introduction to the James Webb Space Telescope - How will the Webb Telescope lead to new scientific discoveries and how does it differ from the Hubble Space Telescope?


Dr Jaclyn Bell, Space and Physics Project Manager


Wirral Gammar School for Boys
Cross Lane
CH63 3AQ
United Kingdom

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