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Mon 27 May, 9:00AM
Tue 28 May, 9:00AM
Wed 29 May, 9:00AM
Thu 30 May, 9:00AM
Fri 31 May, 9:00AM
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Mission Controllers, Astronauts and Flight Dynamics:
Getting to Mars, Venus and Comet 67P/Churyumovâ€“Gerasimenko
M. Jean-FranÃ§ois Kaufeler will talk about all aspects of getting a rocket into space. The talks are aimed at exciting students about science, mathematics and engineering and will be set at the level suitable for the audience. In particular M. Kaufeler will talk about the Venus Express space probe and the Rosetta mission to land on a comet next year. He will include personal anecdotes about managing space missions.
M. Kaufeler graduated from L'Ecole SupÃ©rieure d'ElectricitÃ© (Paris) in 1969, specialising in Information Technology and in 1974 he joined European Space Agencyâ€™s Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt where he worked in the field of ground systems for space missions.
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When: 27 - 31 May
Venue: All Southland schools, with priority given to secondary schools