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The National Space Centre: ISS 20 LIVE Space Q&A

4 November 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To celebrate twenty years of the International Space Station we are joined by a special guest for a LIVE online Q&A.

The National Space Centre will be hosting Libby Jackson, who manages the Human Exploration Programme at the UK Space Agency.  Libby will be answering your questions during the Free ONLINE Facebook session.

Libby Jackson is one of Britain’s leading experts in human spaceflight, having spent over a decade working at the forefront of the field in mission control and management roles. Libby joined the UK Space Agency in 2014 and currently manages the Human Exploration Programme at the UK Space Agency. Previously Libby managed the hugely successful education programme for Tim Peake’s mission to the ISS, as well as acting as a spokesperson throughout the mission.

Libby has had a life-long interest in human spaceflight. After graduating with a BSc in Physics from Imperial College and a Master’s degree in Astronautics and Space Engineering from Cranfield University, Libby worked for Airbus Defence and Space in satellite operations. Prior to her time at the UK Space Agency, Libby worked in Mission Control as a flight controller and then Flight Director for the Columbus module, Europe’s laboratory on the ISS.

Libby is a regular spokesperson for the UK Space Agency on matters relating to human spaceflight and exploration. She has been a guest on various television and radio programmes, including Stargazing Live, Astronauts: Do you Have What it Takes?, Blue Peter and many national and local news programmes.

How do I ask a question?

Ask your questions in advance on our Facebook event page (we will be selecting in advance, but cannot guarantee we will be able to answer all the questions).

How to watch the LIVE session?

Join us at 19:00 on our Facebook page on 04 November 2020. The session will go live at this time, or just after.

Can I watch the session at a later date?

Yes, the session will remain on our Facebook page after the event for you to watch at any time. 

Who is this session suitable for?

Anybody and everybody with an interest in the past, present and future of space exploration. The National Space Centre is an educational charity and last year we hosted over 80,000 school visits, so everything we do is created to inspire and educate.

 Is there a cost to watch the session?

No, please do not follow third party links that ask for information or money to participate. This is a FREE session.

 Thanks to the UK Space Agency for their support

Watch here!


4 November 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm