Dundee Goes to the Moon – 7pm, Monday 28th Sept. 2009

A photograph of the lunar lander used in the Apollo11 mission

40th Anniversary of the Moon Landings Special Event

Do you know that Dundee is at the cutting-edge of space exploration? The Space Technology Centre at the University of Dundee is a world leader in writing software will help with future missions to the Moon, Mars and the asteroids.

SpaceWire is a computer network for use on board spacecraft which is now being widely used by the worlds space agencies and space industry. It is being used on around 30 major space missions at the moment.

Steve Parkes, Director of the Centre, will present an enlightening talk that will provoke lots questions from the audience.

FREE entry. Everyone welcome.

Come along to Borders (upstairs in the Starbucks area) to hear about Dundee’s contribution to space exploration. The talk starts at 7pm, so don’t forget to arrive early to get yourself teas and coffees.