2015 Soviet/Chinese Technical Forum – 35th Anniversary Programme

THIS IS A PAST EVENT – HYPERLINKS AND FORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

Date: 19-21 June 2015

Venue: 27/29 South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1SZ

On 4 January 1980 the first Technical Forum was held at the Society’s new headquarters building. The topic was the Soviet Space Programme with an agenda of five speakers. Since that date the BIS Chinese/Soviet Technical Forum has featured a wide range of speakers, papers, films and guests becoming one of the most popular and long running events in the Societies calendar.

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of this event this year’s Soviet/Chinese Technical Forum will be spread over the weekend of 19-21 June, with a varied and exciting programme beginning with a dinner (limited spaces) and keynote address (Anatoly Artsebarsky & Helen Sharman) on 19th June, the traditional full day programme on the 20th June and a selection of presentations, films and discussions on the 21st June.

To attend the Dinner and/or Keynote address please book here (Booking Closed).

To attend for the Saturday (lunch/refreshments included) and/or Sunday (refreshments included) please book here.

The event is being coordinated by Dave Shayler and co-chaired together with Brian Harvey and Bert Vis.

Provisional Programme

Friday 19 June 2015

5.30 pm – Welcome & introduction

5.45 pm – Keynote Speaker (Anatoly Artsebarsky & Helen Sharman)

7.30 pm – Dinner

Saturday 20 June 2015

Registration – 9-9.30 am

A short history of the Soviet/Chinese Forum – Dave Shayler
ASTP: Looking back 40 years – Andrew Knight
1962 Soviet female selection – Tony Quine
1975 commemorated in stamps – Richard Williams
Finding landed Soviet spacecraft on the Moon, Mars and Venus – Brian Harvey
Use of launchers converted from ballistic missiles – Oleg Sokolov
The Naryad anti-satellite system – Bart Hendrickx
Swedish Centrifuge at TsPK – Sven Grahn
Soyuz 23: What else could go wrong? – George Spiteri
Russian designs, Inventions, Ideas and Technical innovations taken up by US commercial space companies – Phil Mills
Taikonaut Selection Process – Bert Vis
New Series of Russian Military Satellites – Phil Clark

Sunday 21 June 2015

Registration – 9-9.30 am

Soyuz 13 and the flight of the Orion 2 astrophysical laboratory – Dave Shayler
Lin Industrial a Russian New Space Company – Phil Mills
Where were we then in terms of knowledge? – Phil Clark

THIS IS A PAST EVENT – HYPERLINKS AND FORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED
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