Date(s) - 06/10/2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Pennines Observatory
In celebration of the opening of the North Pennines Observatory and marking World Space Week Prof. Chris Welch will be exploring space and looking at the benefits of space research and exploration in this fascinating talk.
Prof. Welch is a resident Faculty Member of the International Space University of Strasbourg and a Visiting Lecturer in Spacecraft Propulsion at Cranfield University in the UK. He’s also a winner of the Sir Arthur Clarke Award for Space Education and a Director of the World Space Week Association. His current research interests include space propulsion, microgravity science and planetary exploration.
To celebrate the opening of the observatory, Allenheads Contemporary Arts has invited French artist Caroline Lé Mehauté to create a new work in their gallery in the heart of Allenheads. Entitled Négociation 82 – Méta the artist aims to break through the barrier of the unknown to give the audience an experience of the immensity of Space in a sound and visual installation. The gallery will open from 4pm to welcome all visitors. The work has been funded through MAGP (www.magp.fr) in SW France.
- This event is now fully booked. We are starting a reserve list in case there are any cancellations. If you would like to be put on the reserve list please contact Fiona Knox on email@example.com / 01434 683517
This event is part of the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Discovering Northern Dark Skies Programme which is funded by the Science & Technology Facilities Council.
This event is fully booked.