Space Technology lecture: Edinburgh, 1st December

General event

Space Technology lecture: Edinburgh, 1st December

  • Event time: 7:00pm
  • Event date: 1st December 2010
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 175, Old College

Event details

IET Scotland SEYP Space Technology lecture.

The lecture will discuss a variety of space missions that employ SpaceWire networks, while describing the aims and goals of these missions. It will be a light-hearted evening exploring the technical challenges of exploring the final frontier.

Steve Parkes is the director of the Space Technology Centre, leading research work on spacecraft on-board data-handling networks (SpaceWire), planet surface simulation and autonomous lander navigation, and digital signal and image processing for satellites. Dr Parkes has over 23 years experience as an electronic engineer and has spent more than 17 years working on electronic systems for spacecraft. He has worked on SpaceWire technology since 1992.

This lecture will present a variety of space missions that employ SpaceWire networks and will describe the objectives and goals of these missions.

Organised by IET Scotland South East Younger Professionals.

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