About this event
On 8 October the European Space Agency invites all Universities with a Space curriculum to remotely connect with HEC Business School and ESTACA Engineering School, in Paris, for a once in a lifetime Space Talks!
This digital talks is dedicated to the next generation. Students around Europe will remotely connect via and debate about future Space activities that will be discussed at the upcoming Space19+, the ESA meeting at ministerial level.
The programme is interactive and full of surprises. The opening starts at 18:00 and will be broadcast live, followed by an open debate. ESA astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Claudie Haigneré and ESA Director General Jan Wörner will present on stage and interacts with the students across Europe. Participants will also connect live with ESA Astronaut Luca Parmitano, during the Beyond mission on the International Space Station.
|18:00||18:05||Welcome to Europe’s Next Space Generation||HEC Business School
ESTACA School of Engineering
|18:05||18:10||Introduction and Rules of the game||Philippe Willekens, ESA Head of Communications|
why is it important to talk now about the future?
|Jan Wörner, ESA Director General|
– The future of Space Exploration and Science
|Thomas Pesquet, Astronaut,
Claudie Haigneré, former Astronaut,
Jan Wörner, ESA Director General session (animated by two students)
|19:00||19:20||Luca Parmitano in-flight call
Space Safety is not an option
|Luca Parmitano, ISS Commander|
|19:20||19:25||Hand over to the Next Space Generation||Philippe Willekens|
|19:25||19:55||University Students Space Talks about their vision for Space||Next Space Generation|
|19:55||20:00||Results of the European Student opinion poll||Philippe Willekens|
An on-line voting to collect the students’ views and produce a set of recommendations that will be presented to European Ministers at Space19+, in Seville, next 27 – 28 November will conclude the evening.
ESA is organising this event in cooperation with the Pegasus Network and invites all Universities with a Space curriculum to remotely connect with Paris, where almost 2000 Aerospace students will be attending.
Watch the re-run here: http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Videos/2019/10/Let_s_talk_space