Yuri's Night Switzerland 2021 with Swiss Space Museum with Swiss Space Museum
D E S C R I P T I O N

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic orbit around the earth which was a major accomplishment for humanity's first steps into space.

To celebrate the occasion, together with the Swiss Space Museum, we will be hosting an online event with inspiring talks from our high-profile guests and panel discussions involving the fascination of being on the frontiers of spaceflight and space research.

For your pleasure and curiosity, we have assembled several extraordinary individuals to talk with us.

We welcome everyone, from space nerds to simply space curious to join us to celebrate Yuri's Night together.

T A L K S

We are pleased to announce the following speakers who will be joining us for a variety of short talks, Q & A, and panel discussions:

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen,  NASA Science Mission Directorate

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

NASA Associate Administrator

Science Mission Directorate

Prof. Claude Nicollier  Swiss Astronaut​

Prof. Claude Nicollier

Swiss Astronaut​

Dr. Daniele Piazza,  Lead Engineer Space, University of Bern

Dr. Daniele Piazza

Lead Engineer Space,

University of Bern

Dr. Tatiana Drozhzhova  PostDoc, University of Bern

Dr. Tatiana Drozhzhova

PostDoc, University of Bern

Tatiana Volkova  Doctoral assistant PhD, Swiss Space Center (EPFL)

Tatiana Volkova

Doctoral assistant PhD,

Space Innovation (EPFL) 

Dr. Christine Corbett Moran NASA JPL Cybersecurity Engineering Management and Perseverance Mars Rover Operations

Dr. Christine Corbett Moran

NASA JPL Deputy Manager for the Exoplanet Exploration Program and Perseverance Mars Rover Operations

Christian Cardinaux RUAG Space Mechanical Engineer, The Countdown Company, Analogue Astronaut

Christian Cardinaux

RUAG Space Mechanical Engineer,

The Countdown Company,

Analogue Astronaut

Eleonore Poli  PhD student in Material Science at University of Cambridge, Analogue Astronaut

Eleonore Poli

PhD student in Material Science at University of Cambridge,

Analogue Astronaut

E V E N T

APRIL

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Wednesday, 14th April 2021

19:00-21:00

 

Online via Zoom

This is an online event

T I C K E T S

FREE upon registration

W E B C A S T

Look out for the live webcast of our event on Swiss Space Museum's Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/SwissSpaceMuseum

D O N A T I O N S

Participation in Yuri’s Night Switzerland 2021 is free of charge. However, we appreciate if you make a donation. This will give us the opportunity to continue to organize exciting events in the future.

You can make a donation to us via the Swiss Space Museum with the following possibilities:

  • Visit Swiss Space Museum's website

http://www.swissspacemuseum.ch/yuris-night-switzerland/

  • PayPal

  • TWINT

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L A T E S T   N E W S
  • VIDEO OF OUR LIVE RECORDED ONLINE EVENT

For those who couldn't join us live, there is a three-part recording published on YouTube by Swiss Space Museum, available here: 

 

First half (Part 1/3)
https://youtu.be/OtyaAx_cJ_A

Second half (Part 2/3)
https://youtu.be/jJ40HvqcSNo

Afterparty discussions (Part 3/3)
https://youtu.be/YOnWQckETvs

All talks will be in English.

 

O R G A N I S E R S   &   H O S T S
Miki Adderley - Yuri's Night Switzerland
Guido Schwarz - Swiss Space Museum
  • ​Miki Adderley

miki.adderley (at)engineer.com​

Tel: +41 (0)79 489 65 99 

  • Guido Schwarz

Founder and Manager of Swiss Space Museum

guido.schwarz (at) swissspacemuseum.ch

E V E N T   T R A I L E R
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P A R T N E R S 

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