London Space Week is one of Europe’s major B2B Space events dedicated to space applications, launch vehicles, satellites and space related technologies.
Meteorite specialist Geoff Notkin will be hosting a FREE talk and Q&A session in the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium, followed by a book signing at the National Space Centre on Sunday 22 November.
An hour session in the Planetarium will include a fascinating talk on Geoff’s adventures, that have taken him to forty-five countries and some of our planet’s most remote areas including northern Siberia, Chile’s Atacama Desert and he has three times crossed the Arctic Circle.
The session will also include an opportunity to ask questions and see some of his great finds over the years.
Following the talk, Geoff will be signing copies of his books and there is also an opportunity to purchase meteorite samples from Aerolite Meteorites Inc, a company that provides meteorite specimens to collectors and institutions worldwide.
Geoff Notkin starred in three seasons of the multi award-winning television adventure series Meteorite Men for Science Channel and two seasons of the educational series STEM Journals for which he received two Emmy Awards. He has also appeared in shows for Discovery, NASA EDGE, TLC, PBS, A&E, Nat Geo, History Channel, Travel Channel, and the BBC. He is a science writer, meteorite specialist, photographer and world traveler. Geoff has appeared on Coast to Coast and the Today show, and has been interviewed by The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Space.com, Universe Today and many other leading publications.
Location: Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium & National Space Centre
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