Introduction to the Space for Inspiration event.
The International Space Station is the most complex undertaking of our time. It is the centerpiece of modern space exploration, and serves as a constant reminder of the remarkable things the human race can achieve when we all work together. Celebrate the amazing steps forward that the ISS has helped us make, both in space, and on earth – from peaceful collaboration between nations, to new technologies that have changed our lives forever.
The Space for Inspiration event took place 14–15 September at the London Science Museum as a celebration of the diversity and pervasiveness of space in technology, industry and culture.
This session includes talks by Ian Blatchford, Director and Chief Executive of the Science Museum Group; David Willetts, Chair of the British Science Association ESA Director General Johann-Dietrich Woerner; Sam Scimemi, NASA Director for International Space Station; Julie Robinson, NASA chief scientist of the International Space Station programme; Takashi Hamazaki, JAXA Director General of Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate; David Parker, ESA Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration.