The International Space University’s (ISU) 30th Space Studies Program (SSP17) at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) runs until 25 August and this week has a number of exciting events
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The most prestigious space event in the world is taking place in Cork for the summer.  The International Space University’s (ISU) 30th Space Studies Program (SSP17) at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) runs until 25 August, and there are over 50 public events taking place in CIT and throughout the city.

The International Astronaut Panel on Tuesday 4 July in the CIT Nexus hall featuring Daniel Tani, Nicole Stott, Robert Thirsk and Soyeon Yi is booked out but you can still attend the following events.

 

Space-themed CPD summer courses for teachers


Mon 3 – Fri 7 July • 9:30am – 2:00pm

Venues: CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory and Lough Gur, Limerick

The European Space Education Office (ESERO) Ireland, is offering places for teachers on a 5 day professional development course at two unique space related locations in Cork and Lough Gur, Co Limerick from 3-7 July 2017.

Participants are automatically entered into a draw for tickets to the much anticipated Buzz Aldrin lecture in CIT on June 27!

€50.00 • Booking Required

www.bco.ie/2017/04/summercpd

 

Space entrepreneurs panel


Wednesday 5 July • 8:00pm

Venue: Nexus Hall, CIT

An evening of insightful ‘to and fro’ conversation with proven space entrepreneurs who are leading advances in the global space markets with new services, products and technologies and all with deep ISU connections.

Free Event • Booking Required

www.ssp17.ie/get-involved/public

 

Art, STEM & space


Thursday 6 July • 6:00pm

Free family-friendly workshops run from 2:00 – 4:00pm.

In association with CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Mayfield Arts Centre and Science Foundation Ireland, the Crawford Art Gallery presents an action packed day of space on July 6 to celebrate the Summer of Space and the International Space University’s Space Studies

Programme (SSP) taking place at Cork Institute of Technology from June to August this year.

Taking place at the Gallery between 2 and 4pm – visitors will have the opportunity to meet Mayfield Arts Centre’s ‘Cúig’ artists, explore the gallery with a Moon-gazers trail, or create light-up drawings using graphite to conduct electricity in a free family workshop.

At 6pm, former NASA astronaut and artist Nicole Stott will appear at the Crawford Art Gallery with leading space architect, Dr Barbara Imhof, in a panel discussion facilitated by science communicator and BCO Artist in Residence Dr Niamh Shaw.

The discussion – ‘Architecture, Art and Space: A Conversationwill focus on how space inspired and shaped their artistic journeys – ranging from space architecture to explosive emotions.

Free booking for ‘Architecture, Art and Space: A Conversation’ can be made at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/architecture-art-space-at-crawford-gallery-cork-july-6th-tickets-35613262226

 

Spaceup Ireland


Saturday 8 July • 9:00am – 3:00pm

Venue: CIT

At SpaceUp all participants are expected to contribute to the program of the day in the shape of a presentation, a talk, panel discussion, hands-on workshop, a Q&A – anything, as long as it’s about space!

SpaceUp Ireland is open to all SSP participants and the general public.

For more information and free registration visit www.spaceup.org

 

These are just a small selection of the public events taking place over the summer. Tickets are available on a first come first served basis from ssp17.ie and bco.ie.

For more see #SSP17,  #OurSpaceOurTime and #SummerofSpace on twitter.

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The most prestigious space event in the world is taking place in Cork for the summer.  The International Space University’s (ISU) 30th Space Studies Program (SSP17) at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) runs until 25 August, and there are over 50 public events taking place in CIT and throughout...