Empowering all Women, in Space and on Earth

WIA-E Leiden invites to lunch discussion “Cleaning up Space”

Dear WIA-E members,

for our next WIA-E Leiden lunch meeting we would like to discuss the topic of cleaning up Space.

We would like to invite you for the 14th of June. We have reserved a lunch corner Aj21 room at ESTEC from 12.00 to 14.00

We have invited Michel van Pelt to give us an overview of Clean Space, ESA’s initiative for a more eco-friendly approach to space activities, ranging from alternatives to toxic substances onboard spacecraft to the prevention and even removal of space debris.

Michel van Pelt is a Cost Engineer and Concurrent Design team leader at ESTEC. He supports the ESA Clean Space Office in several studies and projects.

Michel is also an author of several popular science books of which ‘Dream Missions: Space Colonies, Nuclear Spacecraft and Other Possibilities’ of 2017 is the most recent. He is furthermore an editor and writer for the Netherlands Space Society Magazine ‘Ruimtevaart’.”

Michel’s presentation will start at 12.30. We are welcoming all members and non-members of WIA-E Leiden. We have room for about 20 participants.

Self-served lunch – please bring your own tray to the lunch corner.

Contact Person – Barbara ten Berge: wia.leiden@gmail.com

In case you  need a visitors badge for the 14th June, please contact ilo

Interested? Registration is free but mandatory- Please register until June 8th.

Entering your name on this doodle https://doodle.com/poll/3f77vtavx4bpaif8

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Kind regards,

WIA-E Local Leiden Group

Scroll to Top