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Micro-To-Macro: Space Technologies at Extremes of Length-Scale

Space technologies continue to be integrated seamlessly into our lives such as high bandwidth global communications and Earth imaging for environmental monitoring and satellite navigation services. This talk will explore a range of emerging space technologies which could enable new services including; swarms of ‘smart dust’ devices to monitor the space environment for ‘space weather’ events; large reflectors fabricated in-orbit to reflect sunlight onto terrestrial solar power farms to boost their output at dawn and dusk and near Earth asteroids as a resource to reduce the scale of future ventures by using material already at the top of the Earth’s deep gravity well.

Tea & Talk Series

The Tea & Talk series invites everyone to enjoy a cup of tea while engaging with experts in a friendly, relaxed discussion. There won’t be any powerpoints, notes or formality here – just the chance to ask questions and to listen to some of Scotland’s leading authorities on a variety of subjects.

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Additional Info

All Tea & Talk events will take place using Zoom Meetings so attendees can take part using audio and video. Due to this attendees must be 17+ years old. To encourage discussion and allow for everyone an opportunity to ask questions we have limited the number of spaces available.

Please note that the audio of these sessions will be recorded for marketing purposes – only the Speaker’s audio will be used. Recordings will be deleted once the necessary audio has been edited.