Every astronaut needs a good (space) suit

4 October, 6:30 pm

1 hr7 - 12 yrs, Teenage, AdultPWYD

Talk | Materials, Science, Space, Technology

Any professional knows the value of a good suit, especially astronauts! On the first day of World Space Week, Andy Torbet and Mike Curtis-Rouse will take you through the features of a great spacesuit, why they are important and how you can make your very own spacesuit.

Andy Torbet is an extreme adventurer, survival expert and TV presenter; most notably the BBC’s The One Show, Coast, Operation Iceberg and The People Remember.



Mike Curtis-Rouse is head of Manufacturing for Space at Satellite Applications Catapult, a world-leading technology and innovation company, helping businesses of all sizes to realise the potential from space. He is also Chief Experience Officer at Space Store, an experiential store dedicated to bringing space to everyone, everywhere, every day.



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