World Space Week at the Ulster Museum

The Ulster Museum is celebrating the Launch of World Space Week (4-10th October) with a visit and talks from former NASA Space Shuttle astronaut Greg Johnson, on Saturday 3rd October.

Info and more details at http://nmni.com/um/What-s-on/Events/Meet-an-Astronaut.

Free to attend, but booking is essential

The Irish Astronomical Association will also be participating in this event; They will be in the Welcome Zone from about 11 a.m, and will have all the usual attractions – solar observing if clear, telescope display, meteorites to handle, exhibition of space & astronomy items.  ‘Telescope fixit service’, and starshows in the Stardome portable planetarium, courtesy of Armagh Planetarium.