Swissnex, SBA & SAS joint talk with Claude Nicollier – 2 places left
Date(s) - 08 December 2014
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
National Library Singapore, The POD 16th floor
Prof. Dr.Â Claude Nicollier is the one and only Swiss astronaut. Â DuringÂ the 90â€˛s, he flewÂ 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 Â«Solar ImpulseÂ»-Project and is responsible for its test flights.
â€śLessons learned from Space Explorationâ€ť
What we have learned from overÂ 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 ProfÂ Claude Nicollier
13:00 – 14:00 Networking buffetÂ 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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