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The 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES: How to survive in space

The CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Royal Institution have been inspiring generations of budding scientists since the first lectures in 1825. This year, Dr Kevin Fong, an expert in space medicine, will open a window onto today’s most exciting space missions, explore the future of space travel, and offer a unique insight into the challenges of protecting human life in the hostile environment of space. I hope these Lectures help to show that science is the ultimate team effort. To send a human into space requires the combined imagination and creativity of thousands upon thousands of people, from a huge range of scientific and engineering disciplines, all working together. No one person can ever see all the moving parts, but every person is vital in the process. – Kevin Fong In the past two years, I’m a Scientist, and I’m an Engineer have joined forces with the Ri to give school students and the public the chance … Continue reading

Posted on September 1, 2015 by modjosh in News | 1 Comment