Lecture 'International Cooperation in Space Exploration: current and future plans for ESA, the international partners and Russia'

For whom
Students, Employees, Alumni, Press, Business
When
12-02-2018 from 19:30 to 21:00
Where
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Language
English
Organizer
Russia Platform - CERISE
Contact
russia@ugent.be
Website
http://www.ugent.be/russia
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Honorary Doctor Frank de Winne talks about ESA's current and future plans with Russia and international partners

Frank De Winne was born in Ghent and obtained a Masters degree in Telecommunications and Civil Engineering from the Royal Military Academy in 1984. He’s a former Belgian air force test pilot, and the first-ever European commander of the ISS. He flew a 9-day mission to the ISS in 2002 and a six month mission to the ISS in 2009.

Since 2012 he is heading the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency.
He received an honory doctorate at Ghent University in 2010.

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