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RAeS Webinar: UK as a Global Space Power

23rd November 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The RAeS “National Space Programme” Webinar will bring together leading figures from different parts of the UK Space sector, including UKspace Chair, Nick Shave, to discuss the UK’s ambitions for Space in the 2020s. It is sponsored by Telespazio UK.

The Space sector provides enabling capabilities that underpin global policy, defence, quality of life and the knowledge-based economy. In a competitive and strategically important field, the UK has set itself challenging objectives. In this webinar, our impressive panel of speakers from government, academia, defence and industry will discuss the role of a national space programme in realising this goal.

Chair: Howard Nye FRAeS, President-Elect, Royal Aeronautical Society


  • Ian Annett, Deputy CEO for Project Delivery, UK Space Agency
  • Gabriel Elefteriu, Director of Research and Head of Space Policy, Policy Exchange
  • Professor John Remedios, Head of the National Centre for Earth Observation, University of Leicester
  • Nick Shave, Chair, UKSpace
  • Harv Smyth, Head of Space Directorate, Ministry of Defence

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23rd November 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Online Webinar