HM The Queen and the Space Age – Celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, with Alistair Scott, British Interplanetary Society (Free for Members!) 01/06/2022

Join us in-person at the BIS HQ building, or connect online for a live streamed Evening Lecture.

Hosted by: Alistair Scott, BIS Acting President and Events Committee Chair

Date: Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 19.00 BST

HM The Queen and the Space Age – Celebrate a Platinum Jubilee

Her Majesty The Queen has been on the throne for 70 years, almost the entire Space Age.  She and members of her family have shown considerable interest in Space. Join us to watch some early footage of the Duke of Edinburgh opening the International Geophysical Year at the Royal Society, then at Burlington House Piccadilly, and share your Royal experiences.  Please bring along any photos or film footage you may have of visits by any members of the Royal Family to Space or astronautical sites or share them with us on the Crowdcast link.

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Find out more on the Events section of the website.  The event will be on Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 7pm.

This lecture will be delivered by our speaker live from our HQ building in London. So you can choose to register as ‘in-person’ to join us in the audience and meet with us and other in-person attendees at the HQ building ..and socialise after in the bar! ..or alternatively you can choose to register join us online to watch it live-streamed from the BIS lecture room.

You must register on this page in order to attend either online or in person, it will not be possible to attend without pre-registration by 14:00 Hrs (UK time) on the day of the event.

Members and Fellows must be logged in to access their free ticket, and you must complete checkout (entering no payment details) to register.

If you register for online virtual attendance, we will send you joining instructions for the Crowdcast event on your email ticket.

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Whilst the rules and guidance around Covid are now being relaxed, the safety and wellbeing of our members, staff and guests is something we continue to take seriously. As such we will currently be accepting a maximum of 30 attendees for the physical event in order to ensure that those who wish to continue to observe physical distancing in our lecture room are able to. Hand sanitiser will be available on arrival and in the lecture room and wearing of face masks when moving around the building is encouraged. Further guidance on this will be provide on the evening.

Refreshments will be able to be purchased at the event from the bar.

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Join us in-person at the BIS HQ building, or connect online for a live streamed Evening Lecture.

Hosted by: Alistair Scott, BIS Acting President and Events Committee Chair

Date: Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 19.00 BST

HM The Queen and the Space Age – Celebrate a Platinum Jubilee

Her Majesty The Queen has been on the throne for 70 years, almost the entire Space Age.  She and members of her family have shown considerable interest in Space. Join us to watch some early footage of the Duke of Edinburgh opening the International Geophysical Year at the Royal Society, then at Burlington House Piccadilly, and share your Royal experiences.  Please bring along any photos or film footage you may have of visits by any members of the Royal Family to Space or astronautical sites or share them with us on the Crowdcast link.

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Find out more on the Events section of the website.  The event will be on Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 7pm.

This lecture will be delivered by our speaker live from our HQ building in London. So you can choose to register as ‘in-person’ to join us in the audience and meet with us and other in-person attendees at the HQ building ..and socialise after in the bar! ..or alternatively you can choose to register join us online to watch it live-streamed from the BIS lecture room.

You must register on this page in order to attend either online or in person, it will not be possible to attend without pre-registration by 14:00 Hrs (UK time) on the day of the event.

Members and Fellows must be logged in to access their free ticket, and you must complete checkout (entering no payment details) to register.

If you register for online virtual attendance, we will send you joining instructions for the Crowdcast event on your email ticket.

We will currently still be accepting a maximum of 30 attendees for the physical event in order to ensure physical distancing is possible in our lecture room. Hand sanitiser will be available on arrival and in the lecture room and wearing of face masks is encourage while moving around the building.  Refreshments will be able to be purchased at the event from the bar.

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