Missions with the Scorpion

Date: 20 March 2021

Time: 14:00 - 15:15

Location: Zoom


The West Midlands Branch Presents

Missions with the Scorpion By Mark Hempsell

Speaker:       Mark Hempsell

Date:              Saturday 20th March 2021

Start Time:   14:00

End Time:     15:15

Venue:          Via Zoom

Scorpion is a result of study into a large general purpose nuclear powered spacecraft that can be built and support by the Skylon spaceplane. It can deliver crew and payload to high Earth orbits, the Moon and everywhere between Venus and Mars. The talk outlines these various missions, showing how they are achieved and their potential to expand humans into space.

Speaker – Mark Hempsell

Twice President of the British Interplanetary Society, Mark Hempsell, has 40 years’ experience in the space engineering working on both industry at British Aerospace and Reaction Engines and academia at the University of Bristol. He currently runs Hempsell Astronautics Ltd engaging in the Scorpion project.



13:55 – The meeting is available to join
14:00 – Welcome
14:05- Missions with the Scorpion By Mark Hempsell
14:35 – Questions and Answers (we enable everyone’s microphone to allow an interactive Q&A session)

So, here’s the Plan/Joining Instructions!

Register for the Talk using the link below
Before the event, we will send you an email with the joining link for the meeting.
On the day, click meeting link (and follow the on-screen instructions to install Zoom if prompted)

Please Note

The Conference Call and Q & A sessions will be recorded (which may capture your name, picture, voice or video) and made available via the West Midlands Facebook group and possibly via the BIS HQ website. You consent to this by registering for the Conference Call/Q & A sessions.