17th Appleton Space Conference
07 Oct 2021



This major space conference on Thursday 2nd December celebrates the latest advancements in space science, Earth observation and technology development.


​​​​Solar Orbiter​​

Credit: ESA/ATG medialab

The second virtual Appleton Space Conference will take place on Thursday 2nd​​ December 2021​, and will update delegates on the latest research, science and technology developments and provide opportunity to discuss the issues facing the space sector.​

This year's online event will feature virtual networking, ​exhibitions and opportunities to meet and connect in a virtual conference space.​

To attend, please register for the Appleton Space Conference​.

We are also delighted to be hosting the inaugural RAL Space Early Careers Conference on Wednesday 1st December.

Confirmed ​Speakers

  • ​​Prof Chris Mutlow, Director, STFC RAL Space​
  • Elodie Viau, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, Head of ESA ECSAT​
  • Dr ​​Paul Bate, CEO, UK Space Agency
  • Prof Gillian Wright, Director, UK ATC​
  • Dr Susanne Mecklenburg, Head of ESA Climate Office
  • Prof Louise Harra, Director of PMOD/WRC
  • Prof Bernard Foing, Executive Director of International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG) ESA Deepspace Gateway
  • Dr Andrzej Fludra​, Head of Solar Group, STFC RAL Space
  • Prof Shaun Quegan, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield​
  • 17th Appleton Keynote Lecture: NASA's Exploration of Mars: Current Findings. ​Prof Jim Green, Chief Scientist, NASA

​For more information please contact: RAL S​pace Events