Event: Daytime Event: Mars on Earth


c/o National Astronomy Week Team
RAS, Burlington House, Picadilly



Starts:Tue 17th Nov 11:00


What's the difference when you compare our planet to Mars? What do different types of telescope tell us about one of our closest neighbours and what does the study of space bring to the understanding of our planet. Join SpaceFund and the I-LOFAR Observatory for an exciting and interactive session and a chance to ask your questions to UK space and astronomy experts.

This event is mainly aimed at primary school students, but anyone is welcome to join.

** This event has run. You can view a recording on our YouTube Channel by clicking here

Jo Fox
Jo Fox

Speakers: Jo Fox (SpaceFund) and Áine Flood (I-LOFAR Observatory)

Jo Fox: Jo is a longtime enthusiast of all things space, ‘Space Champion’ for ESERO-UK (European Space Education Resource Office), Partner and STEM communicator for Spacefund and creator of Space Teams - an interactive website that takes you on a mission to Mars over lockdown and beyond!

Aine Flood
Áine Flood

Áine Flood: Áine is a Science Communicator and Educator who runs the Astronomical Midlands programme at I-LOFAR, a radio telescope in the midlands in Ireland.  Áine is fascinated by all things science and space related and loves finding new ways to help explain amazing things in the Universe to everyone! 


Hosts: Lucinda Offer (RAS) & Jackie Bell (Imperial College)

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