Tomorrow, september 22th, for the very first time a SpaceUp Unconference will be held in Europe – in the Cosmodrome in Genk, Belgium! Jan Brandt & I – your truly Astrobloggers – will be there, alive & kicking, to report live and instantaneously what’s going on. Celebrities like Emily Lakdawalla (Planetary Society) and ESA-astronauts Christer Fuglesang and Paoli Nespoli will be present at SpaceUp Europe. Here’s the schedule for this unique weekend!
|September 22th||08.30||Jan Brandt & I are being launched in our Berlingo from Space Platform Sagittarius in Dordrecht, The Netherlands|
|September 22th||10.45||Arrival and docking at Cosmodrome in Genk/Belgium|
|September 22th||11.00||Count down 3, 2, 1, 0... Launch of the first SpaceUp Europe!|
|September 22th||> 11.00 - 15.00||Start of the program with a lot of 1. 25 minute sessions, 2. Pecha Kucha slots, 3. Ignite talks or T-5.|
|September 22th||> 21.00||Observing time at the Cosmodrome Observatory (20 cm refractor, focal length 300 cm)|
|September 23th||11.00 - 15.00||Day two of the program, with discussions, presentations, etc...|
|September 23th||15.00||Undocking Berlingo from Cosmodrome|
|September 23th||17.30||Landing of Berlingo capsule in Dordrecht|
During the weekend blogs will be written and video’s will be taken. There’s a live stream from SpaceUp on the Astroblogs, which includes also recorded video’s. For our Dutch and Belgian readers: as you can see, we’ll write our reports about SpaceUp in English. Participants from the unconference are from more than 13 countries and English is the language we use.