WIA-E UK presents: Goonhilly & the UK Spaceport Initiative

13 July 2017, 14.00 – 19.00 @ Goonhilly Earth Station, Helston, TR12 6LQ

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Women in Aerospace Europe UK and Goonhilly Earth Station are hosting an afternoon of talks about the UK spaceport initiative and other exciting projects at the Goonhilly Earth Station!

Talks start at 2 PM, and key speakers include Ross James (Deputy CEO and Director of Commercial Space, UKSA Satellite Launch Programme), Ian Jones (CEO Goonhilly Earth Station), and Melissa Thorpe (Investor Relations Consultant Aerohub).

The afternoon will be rounded off by the very first edition of Goonhilly’s "5° - Mix & Mingle at Goonhilly" networking reception from 5 PM onwards.
To register please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/goonhilly-the-spaceport-initiative-with-wia-europe-uk-tickets-34850462672

Hope to see you there,

WIA-E UK Committee


Full agenda:

  • 14:00 – 14:10 Welcome - Introduction by WIA-E UK, Liz Seward
  • 14:10 – 14:30 Local Group Talks
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Goonhilly Earth Station - Update
  • 15:00 – 15:45 Tour of the Goonhilly Earth Station site
  • 15:45 – 16:00 Coffee Break
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Aerohub at Newquay Cornwall Airport Spaceport Cornwall Current Status, Melissa Thorpe
  • 16:30 – 17:00 The UK Space Agency’s Satellite Launch Programme, Ross James, Deputy CEO and Director of Commercial Space, UK Space Agency
  • 17:00 – 17:10 Thanks and intro to upcoming WIA-E UK webinar event, Claire McNamara
  • 17:10 – 19:00 ‘5° - Mix & Mingle at Goonhilly’ Networking Reception

Suggested logistics:

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