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Space for Inspiration – ESA – ISS and beyond

14-15 Sept - LONDON

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A unique opportunity to build cross-sector relationships, learn, and explore how research in the unique environment of space is creating opportunities to meet key challenges here on Earth, and how you could get involved.

A cross-section of expert speakers will give perspectives – including first-hand case studies – showing how results from research in space can shape our daily lives through new possibilities in engineering, materials, life sciences and the environment.

You’ll have a chance to see live demonstrations, hear live examples and share your perspective, making new international connections across sectors in one of the world’s most renowned science venues.

Programme highlights

  • A beacon of human achievement: the International Space Station is the centrepiece of human space exploration. A global platform for research and development with scientists from over 90 nations running experiments to drive innovation and deliver benefits to humanity.
  • Space research solves global challenges: discoveries made in space can help solve some of mankind’s biggest challenges in areas such as health and well-being, affordable clean energy, feeding the planet, clean water, and sanitation.
  • Inspiration and innovation: how society can be engaged and benefit from the activities related to human spaceflight and exploration.
  • The International Space Station, a driver for economic growth: ”New Space”, new trends, new opportunities for private-sector services and research.
  • Humans in space – opportunities and challenges: the value and role of astronauts in space and the challenges of living in space.
  • Beyond ISS – the way forward, the future of Earth orbit and beyond: moving to a market-driven Earth-orbit economy, expanding human presence beyond Earth orbit, sending European technology and science to the Moon and Mars.

 

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