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 Associate Administrator
Science Mission Directorate
Prof. Claude Nicollier
Dr. Daniele Piazza
Lead Engineer Space,
University of Bern
Dr. Tatiana Drozhzhova
PostDoc, University of Bern
Doctoral assistant PhD,
Space Innovation (EPFL)
Dr. Christine Corbett Moran
NASA JPL Deputy Manager for the Exoplanet Exploration Program and Perseverance Mars Rover Operations
RUAG Space Mechanical Engineer,
The Countdown Company,
PhD student in Material Science at University of Cambridge,
E V E N T
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
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:
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
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:
All talks will be in English.
O R G A N I S E R S & H O S T S
Tel: +41 (0)79 489 65 99
Founder and Manager of Swiss Space Museum
guido.schwarz (at) swissspacemuseum.ch
E V E N T T R A I L E R
P A R T N E R S
This event is brought to you in collaboration with: