Date(s) - 08 December 2014
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Prof. Dr.¬†Claude Nicollier is the one and only Swiss astronaut. ¬†During¬†the 90‚Ä≤s, he flew¬†on four Space Shuttle missions and has logged more than 1000 hours in space, including a spacewalk of more than 8 hours. He graduated from the University of Lausanne in 1970 (Bachelor of Science in physics) and from the University of Geneva in 1975 (Master of Science in astrophysics). He is a recipient of Honorary Doctorates from EPFL and the Universities of Geneva and Basel. Since 2007, Claude Nicollier is a professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) where he teaches and provides assistance to space related topics and projects. Furthermore, he is also involved in the ¬ęSolar Impulse¬Ľ-Project and is responsible for its test flights.
‚ÄúLessons learned from Space Exploration‚ÄĚ
What we have learned from over¬†50 years of space exploration with space probes, robots and human spacecraft. The lessons are not only about science and technology, but also about the way to achieve success, from a programmatic and operational point of view, in a high risk environment.
11:45 Registration opens
12:15 – 13:00 Presentation by Prof¬†Claude Nicollier
13:00 – 14:00 Networking buffet¬†lunch in the beautiful Pod, National Library
14:00 End of event
First come, first served basis. Number of tickets per person limited to 2.
For any further information, please contact Claire (9855 2824)
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