Landing on a Comet
ESA's Rosetta mission was launched in 2004, arrived at comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko in August 2014, and since then has been studying the comet and its dust outflows. The Philae lander was delivered to the comet in November 2014, and produced data for 70 hours before its batteries died. The talk will describe the Rosetta mission, and some of its science highlights.
Professor Monica Grady: Biography
Monica Grady is Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences at the Open University, where she studies the origin and evolution of the Solar System through measurement of meteorites. She is a science advisor to one of the instrument teams associated with the Philae lander.
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Charlton School January 2014
Shropshire AS members Steve Szwajkun, Roy Noons and Doug Renton-Cooper run 6 astronomy 'taster' sessions at Charlton School during January 2014
Star Gazing with the Shropshire Wildlife Trust - Nipstone Rock
The second major outreach event for members of the Shropshire AS in one week! Read how it went........
Another successful event for the Shropshire Astronomical Society
Professor Andy Newsam Lecture
Once again the Shropshire Astronomical Society, in conjunction with Meole Brace School Science College, is able to bring to Shropshire a top name in the world of astronomy.
Ercall Wood Technology College
Shropshire AS members assist college with astronomy evening....
Steve Szwajkun of the Burton Borough School, local STEM ambassador Douglas Renton-Cooper aided and abetted by Pete Gunn, all of the Shropshire Astronomical Society, recently took Astronomy into the local community of Newport.