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Living on the Moon! The next 50 years - Prof Mahesh Anand

Dates
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:00
Location
Dumfries, Galashiels, Ayr and Helensburgh
Moon walk image

Dr Mahesh AnandJoin Prof Mahesh Anand, Open University Professor in Planetary Science and Exploration, as he explores how and why the Moon could play host to a sustainable human presence as we enter an era of ‘New Space’.

Fifty years since the Moon Landing, our closest celestial neighbour is becoming a favourite target for space-faring nations and commercial entities. In addition to national pride and scientific curiosity, this renaissance is driven by an increased realisation that the Moon could be a technology testbed for exploring more distant bodies. 

These events are part of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society's (RSGS) Inspiring People, public talks programme. RSGS logo

Tickets are £10.00 (plus £1.37 booking fees), or free for RSGS members, students and under 18s. 

Dumfries, Monday 24 February 2020, 7.30-9.00pm 
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA
Book on the Eventbrite webpage for the Dumfries Mahesh Anand event  

Galashiels, Tuesday 25 February 2020, 7.30-9.00pm 
Heriot-Watt University Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HF
Book on the Eventbrite webpage for the Borders Mahesh Anand event  

Ayr, Wednesday 26 February 2020, 7.30-9.00pm 
Council Chambers, Ayr Town Hall, New Bridge Street, Ayr, KA7 1JX​
Book on the Eventbrite webpage for the Ayr Mahesh Anand event 

Helensburgh, Thursday 27 February 2020, 7.30-9.00pm 
Victoria Halls, Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, G84 8TU
Book on the Eventbrite webpage for the Helensburgh Mahesh Anand event 

 

 

 

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