TALKS: archive 2021
The event team work hard to find a thought-provoking range of FREE talks from experts within the space industry & field.
Below are links to some of our past talks.
(Link out to YouTube)
All things spacey
recorded December 2021
Josh Keegan explains current and future efforts of the Australian Space Agency. Spacey in Australia 🇦🇺 or Bridging the gap between Australia and Space: An overview of the Australian Space Industry in a Space 2.0 world
From micrometeoroids in SMILE to radiation in Roman
recorded December 2021
Tom has been working in the space-based imaging field since 2017, predominantly focused on the European Space Agency mission SMILE. His work is now branching out to new missions and technologies.
A multi-sensory inspection of the Universe
Dr Chris Harrison & Dr Nic Bonne
recorded November 2021
Dr Chris Harrison and Dr Nic Bonne show us the fascinating world of multi-sensory astronomy. An introductory tour of projects from around the world that present astronomical data or phenomena through tactile models and sound.
A meandering journey through UK Space
recorded October 2021
Craig Brown tells us of his personal experiences as a gay man navigating the space sector and why promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion are important for us all.
Space, ice &
recorded 5 October 2021
Open University PhD student Grace Richards studies Enceladus, which is an icy moon of Saturn, building systems to grow ice, replicating that on Enceladus.
image credit: NASA
Alien worlds: The Tale Of Stellar Companions
Dr Jenifer 'Dust' Millard
recorded 23 September 2021
We explore the exciting world of exoplanets! The origins of this fascinating branch of astronomy (it's older than you think) and discover the extraordinary variety of planets in our galaxy. To end, we'll answer the age-old question: is there anybody there?
Please note the first minute of the talk is missing due to techical issues
Music of the Stars
Dr Emily Brunsden
recorded 31 August 2021
Learn all about Astroseismology - the study of pulsation produced by vibrational physics in stars - and the musical voice each star has.
Please note the first couple of minutes of the talk are missing due to techical issues
Lunar In-Situ Resource Utilisation
Dr Hannah Sargeant
recorded 12 May 2021
Presented by the Open University’s very own Dr Hannah Sargeant discussing her research on Lunar in-situ resource utilisation (ISRU).