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NASA and Swiss Space Science – with Thomas Zurbuchen

2017
Aug 2
10:10 - 12:30
Venue
University of Bern, Kuppelsaal
Thomas Zurbuchen, Head of NASA Sciences Mission
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Thomas Zurbuchen, Head of NASA Sciences Mission
Thomas Zurbuchen, Head of NASA Sciences Mission (Image: NASA)

Thomas Zurbuchen from Heiligenschwendi is the new Head of NASA Science Missions since 2016. He thus bridges the dynamic space nation Switzerland and the largest global player in space, NASA.

Learn about the personal story and about the many successes and challenges of Swiss and US Space Science.

This event, hosted by the International Space Science Institute and the Swiss Academy of Sciences, aims to inspire upcoming and established space scientists, astronomers, and earth observers.

Programme (PDF)

Words of welcome

  • Marcel Tanner, President of the Swiss Academy of Sciences

Keynote

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, Head of the NASA Science Mission Directorate

Open discussion with panel and conference participants

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, Head of the NASA Science Mission Directorate
  • Julian Harris, Co-Founder of and Head of Space Electronics at Astrocast
  • Renato Krpoun, Head of the Swiss Space Office SSO, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation
  • Nicolas Thomas, President of the Swiss Committee on Space Research, Swiss Academy of Sciences

Ceremony for next generation of scientists in physics and astronomy related fields

  • Gold medallists of Swiss Physics Olympiads 2017 and excellent participants of Schweizer Jugend forscht

Closing remarks

  • Rudolf von Steiger, Director of the International Space Science Institute, University of Bern

Apero riche for all participants

Moderation: Beat Glogger, science journalist

Registration is open! The number of participants is limited and registration mandatory.

With support from the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.

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  • 04.08.2017
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Thomas Zurbuchen, Head of NASA Sciences Mission
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LIVE: NASA and Swiss Space Science – with Thomas Zurbuchen

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