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April 6-12, 2015 / Vol 34, No 14 / Hawai`i Island, USA

3 Apr 2015, 20:29 UTC
April 6-12, 2015 / Vol 34, No 14 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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ISU SpaceUp at Central Campus in Strasbourg

International Space University is now organizing one of the popular SpaceUp series of unconferences on April 11-12, at the ISU Central Campus in Strasbourg, France, after having supported numerous SpaceUp events around Europe in recent years. The SpaceUp ISU organizing team is a diverse group of faculty and students, including prominent leaders from the university, such as Professor Chris Welch (Masters Director), Nassim Bovet (Head of Admissions and Alumni Affairs) and Geraldine Moser (Head of Business Development). The event has gained support from the European Satellite Navigation Competition and Copernicus Masters, international innovation competitions in the fields of satellite navigation and earth observation respectively. A major highlight of the event is participation of Astronaut Dr. Helen Sharman (BL), who became the first female in space from an ESA member state after flying to Mir aboard Soyuz TM-12 in 1991 under Project Juno. As the event coincides with Yuri’s Night, the unconference will end with a true space party under the famous ISU statue of Yuri Gagarin. As an unconference, SpaceUp does not have a set program and the participants decide the topics and schedule of the sessions. The main theme of Space can ...

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