About this event
Are you attending ESA’s Open Day at ESTEC? Pass by the Open Stage for a day of open-air Space Talks, special guest appearances and kids’ science demonstrations, located on the way to the Erasmus centre.
Get inspired about space and learn about ESA missions at the Space Storytellers session featuring ESTEC employees and special guests. Each Space Storyteller will have a few minutes to share their passion for space with you between 10:30-12:00 and 13:15-14:30. Talks will be given in English and Dutch, and the programme is as follows:
|Morning (10:30-12:00)||Afternoon (13:15-14:30)|
|Arianna Ricchiuti, Tardigrade on the Moon||Special guest Philippe Willekens, Space in everyday life|
|Malgorzata Holynska, How to survive lunar environments? Challenges for materials for astronaut suit||Daniel Michalik, Astronomy in the Antarctic Night|
|Special guest Franco Ongaro, First day at ESTEC and success of the ESA Open Day at ESTEC||Olivier Witasse, Exploration of the Jupiter Moons|
|Joana Afonso, A Space Journey for All||Linn Boldt-Christmas, Launching from Europe’s Spaceport|
|Giovanna Giardino, The WEBB||Neil Melville, Working with Wubbo – Madness or Inspiration?|
|Omar Saal, So You Want To Go Space? How Space Law Could Affect Your Future Space Holiday||Sophie Pataraia, Forever and the earth|
|Hans Huybrighs, Moons of ice and fire||Alice Zocchi, Stellar cluster dynamics|
|Martin Born, One Spaceship. One Team.||Nicol Caplin, Bacteria in space – where they’re useful and where they’re not!|
|Emilie Beevers, 3D printen, in de ruimte & op aarde||Laylan Saadaldin and special guest Paxi, To be or not to be … a planet’|
|Special guest Scott Manley, Becoming a Space YouTuber||Kate Isaak, Tracking planets with CHEOPS|
Become a Space Storyteller
Want to share your own space story? We will have a number of five minute slots available for you to share your enthusiasm for space. You can sign up for a slot with a crew member at the Open Stage.
To become a Space Storyteller, you must have registered for an ESA Open Day at ESTEC ticket.