Wednesday 13 July 2022
THE SPACE GENERATION ADVISORY COUNCIL UK
Zoe Townsend, joint-SGAC UK National Point of Contact, will be joining us on-line to tell us all about the Space Generation Advisory Council, what it does internationally and for the Space Sector here in the UK.
Zoe is an aerospace engineer who studied at the University West of England and now works on small-scale Satellites.
She previously worked at CERN on the Future Circular Collider a potential upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider. She then returned to the space industry at Open Cosmos and is currently at GomSpace in Denmark. At GomSpace, she works as a mechanical engineer on Low Earth Orbit and deep space missions, including the Juventus/Hera mission with ESA.
She has been involved with the Space Generation Advisory Council for numerous years having supported their annual European Workshops and sitting as the national point of contact for the UK since 2019. With the support and network of SGAC, she has as gone on to do a Mars analog mission in Utah a collaboration between Europe and Latin America.