BCO Events

Space on the Road Library Road Trip

Summer of Space is going on tour to bring astronauts, scientists, workshops and more from our exciting programme to your local county library!

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86 days duration

Thursday 1st June 2017

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Astronaut Dan Tani Public Lecture

Former NASA astronaut and patron of Blackrock Castle Observatory, Dan Tani, has been confirmed as the replacement for Dr Buzz Aldrin, who was to deliver a lecture on Tuesday 27th June at 8pm in CIT Cork, in front of a 7m replica of the Moon

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Tuesday 27th June 2017

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In Space with Niall Smith: Cork and Beyond

How did the Space Studies Programme get to Ireland? Niall Smith, Head of Research at CIT, speaks about SSP, on Space exploration, astrophysics and cosmology.

Wednesday 28th June 2017

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Hubble Space Lecture

NASA astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman will recall his shuttle experience and the repair work performed by the STS-61 crew that have led to the telescope becoming one of the greatest science instruments ever built.

Thursday 29th June 2017

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In Space with Jim Dator: The Future

Can we really predict the future? What is ahead for us as a species? Can we really determine what lies ahead for us in 2117?

Friday 30th June 2017

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Junior Space Camp: Asteroid Day

Bookings now open for July's Junior Space Camp for ages 5 – 7 years.

Sunday 2nd July 2017

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JFK, Nixon and the American Space Program

The space policy decisions of John Kennedy and Richard Nixon that have shaped the space program that the United States has carried out over the past 45 years.

Monday 3rd July 2017

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Space Themed CPD Course for Teachers: Cork

A 5 day EPV approved professional development course for teachers of 3rd to 6th Class.

5 days duration

Monday 3rd July 2017

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Newstalk Futureproof – Space Exploration Special

Jonathan McCrea will be joined by special guest Astronauts Robert Thirsk and Yi So Yeon and more to celebrate the Summer of Space programme taking place across Ireland this summer.

Monday 3rd July 2017

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Space Themed CPD Course for Teachers: Limerick

A 5 day EPV approved professional development course for teachers of Infants to 2nd Class.

5 days duration

Monday 3rd July 2017

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International Astronaut Panel

An annual highlight of each ISU session, the public will have the opportunity to interact with this outstanding group of astronauts who represent over 30 years of international spaceflight experience.

Tuesday 4th July 2017

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Space Entrepreneurs Panel

An evening of insightful 'to and fro' conversation with proven space entrepreneurs who are leading advances in the global space markets.

Wednesday 5th July 2017

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