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Emerging Space Technologies: Opportunities for the Future by Colin McInnes

British Interplanetary Society (BIS) Scotland Branch

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

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BIS Scotland Branch Meeting

30th January 2018, 7-9pm; Riverside Campus, City of Glasgow College, Glasgow

We are delighted to announce that Prof Colin McInnes will be joining us on Tuesday, 30th January 2018 at 7pm at Riverside Campus, City College Glasgow, giving us a talk on

Emerging Space Technologies: Opportunities for the Future

Colin McInnes was appointed to the James Watt Chair of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Glasgow in 2014. He was Professor of Space Systems Engineering from 1999 until 2004.

McInnes graduated BSc (Honours) in Physics from the University in 1988 and was awarded a PhD in Astrodynamics in 1991. He became a lecturer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University in October 1991 and Reader in 1996. He was appointed to a personal professorship of Space Systems Engineering in 1999 and then joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in September 2004.

 His research interests centre on trajectory and mission analysis for solar sails, autonomous spacecraft control and space robotics. He is a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and was elected a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2003. Colin was made MBE in June 2014 for services to Space Research, Science and Technology.

For more information, please visit his staff page.

Do you have questions about Emerging Space Technologies: Opportunities for the Future by Colin McInnes? Contact British Interplanetary Society (BIS) Scotland Branch

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City of Glasgow College - Riverside Campus
21 Thistle Street
G5 9XB Glasgow
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 (GMT)


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British Interplanetary Society (BIS) Scotland Branch

Building on over 80 years of BIS history and harnessing the exciting developments in the Scottish Space Sector, the recently re-launched BIS Scotland branch presents a programme of combined technical and social events to connect professionals and enthusiasts in the Space arena.

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