Putting Astronauts in Impossible Locations

Date: 27th November 2019
Start Time: 09:30am
End Time: 05:00pm
Venue: BIS, 27/29 South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1SZ


While the human exploration of the Moon and Mars has been extensively examined, serious technical consideration of the rest of the solar system has been largely ignored. This symposium is designed to explore the limits of where human exploration can go in the solar system and how to overcome the challenges involved.


Provisional Programme 


‘The Prospects for Human Expansion into the Solar System’ – Bob Parkinson

‘Is there a safe haven somewhere in Heaven?’ – Reinhold Ewald


‘Conceptual design of a manned platform in the Venusian atmosphere’ – Markus Graß, Marius Schwinning, and Reinhold Ewald

‘Manned mission on Asteroid Ryugu to setup telescope’ – William Chin and Jitkai Chin





‘Missions to the Edge of the Visible’ – Stephen Baxter

‘Cycler Links between Earth and the Gas Giant Planets’ – Stephen Ashworth


‘Human Health on a Mission to Titan’ – Victoria Lee

‘Population Capacity of Outer Planetary Orbits’ – Mark Hempsell

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