RAS – National Astronomy Meeting 2021

University of Bath: 19th – 23rd July 2021 The Royal Astronomical Society is proud to present the National Astronomy Meeting, NAM2021, to be hosted by the University of Bath from Monday 19th July to Friday 23rd July, 2021. Further details are available at NAM2021.org

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New Events

If you have an event coming up that you would like publicised to other FAS member Societies please email the details to the webmasterwebmaster at fedastro dot org dot uk

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GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture Wednesday 18th August

The James Webb Space Telescope by John Thatcher (Wed 18th August) 19:30BST The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST – or just ‘Webb’ nowadays) is optimised for making infrared observations in order to study the origin and evolution of galaxies, stars and planetary systems and is designed to look further back in space and time than […]

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GoSpaceWatch event Series – The Universe: Half an Hour at a Time

The Universe: Half an Hour at a Time. Have you ever wondered how the universe began, how it will end, and everything in between? Maybe you do not have the time to read the many fantastic astronomy books on the subject, or you think that they might be too technical for you to understand. This summer, GoSpaceWatch, with Dr […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture, Wed 7th July

The Mars Society: We’re Half Way to Mars On Wednesday 7th July at 19:30BST “The Mars Society: We’re Half Way to Mars” by Igor Bobek from Croatia. To prepare for human missions to Mars in the not too distant future, we have to do the research and preparations here on Earth. The Mars Society is […]

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4WardFutures Space Careers Expo

Are you leaving school or graduating from University and want to work in the space industry? Or do you know someone who is? Then the Virtual Space futures Careers Expo is for you. 4WardFutures are inviting employers, universities, organisations, and individuals to exhibit at the Expo. Launching 19 July 2021 get involved, be an Exhibitor! […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Meeting 23rd June

GoSpaceWatch online lecture on Wednesday 23rd June at 7:30 pm. Open to all. The lecture is to be given by West Midlands spaceflight Author Ben Evans. Title “An Experimental Flying Machine”. The talk discusses the colourful history of the NASA Space Shuttle during its thirty years of service. Whilst the Space Shuttle attained the most […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Meeting 2nd June 2021

Virgin Orbit, by Stephen Eisele, Vice President, Virgin Orbit. (California, USA).   Virgin Orbit is excited about the tremendous potential of small satellites to provide global connectivity, remote sensing, security, and other new, visionary capabilities that benefit our planet. Small satellites are doing more on shorter timelines, and at lower cost. We developed LauncherOne to complement […]

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Zoom Online talk – William Herschel – Discoverer of the Deep Sky. Saturday 19th June 2021

Simon Holbeche of Bath Astronomers has sent the following notice. On Saturday 19th June 2021 at 7:30pm, an online Zoom talk by Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke has been organised by Wells and Mendip Astronomers supported by Bath Astronomers. The talk is entitled “William Herschel – Discoverer of the Deep Sky – The epochal work of the […]

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