January Lecture 2018

“Solar Orbiter – Mission to the Sun”

Thursday 18th January 2018

Lecture Starts at 7.30 pm
(Light Refreshments at 7.00 pm)

Speaker: Kyle Palmer – Airbus Defence & Space

Location: Lecture Theatre ‘2’, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

The talk will provide an overview of the Solar Orbiter Mission, its background, mission design, orbit and objectives. It will also provide an introduction of the instruments on-board Solar Orbiter and their main science objectives. The design challenges of the solar orbiter mission will then be explored and the current status of the mission presented.

The lecture titles and dates are booked well in advance but are subject to change.