The presentation considers the future of space travel in the next fifty years. A presentation during British Science Week 2021.


In 1969, men walked on the Moon for the first time, now consider the future – what will happen by 2069?

The presentation considers the future of space travel in the next fifty years, including the return to the Moon and the possible issues of establishment of a Moon base.

The journey to and the exploration of Mars are considered, and the problems of living there, from production of oxygen to recycling human waste!

About the speaker

Dr David Whitehouse has the Asteroid 4036 Whitehouse named after him.

He has a doctorate in astrophysics from the world famous Jodrell Bank Radio Observatory, and was science correspondent to the BBC, and one of the world’s most cited science journalists. He has won numerous awards, including the first Arthur award for space journalism, named after Arthur C Clarke. David has been a consultant to many space agencies and been involved in many space missions.

Dr David Whitehouse is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, and has written many books including “The Moon: A Biography”, “Apollo 11: The Inside Story”, and the latest in 2020, “Space 2069 – after Apollo: The Moon to Mars and Beyond”, ISBN 978-178578-646-4

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

This event is brought to you by: BCS Hampshire branch

Webinar: The Moon and Mars – Visiting and living there by 2069
Date and time
Friday 12 March, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
This event is sold out