SpaceMates Online - Space Sector Networking

Next Event is on Tuesday 15th March 2022

10 am - 11 am UK GMT (London)

11 am - midday CET (Paris)

8 pm - 9 pm Australian AEST (Brisbane)

8.30 pm - 9.30 pm Australian ACDT (Adelaide)

9 pm - 10 pm Australian AEDT (Melbourne, Sydney)

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SpaceSpecialists Ltd is pleased to bring to market SpaceMates Online - the antidote to one-way webinars, our company's platform to network the UK, Australian and global Space Sectors.

Regular online B2B networking for the Space Sector EVERY TUESDAY!

Networking with our Australian friends 'Down Under' and bridging the UK, Australian and global Space Sectors.

A fun and productive way to connect and network B2B with space industry businesses and start-ups all over the world.

Both Upstream (satellite, launcher and ground segments) as well as the Downstream (products and services from space) companies are welcome.

  • Weekly Space News
  • Interviews
  • Q&A
  • Networking

SpaceMates Online is a FREE EVENT - you will receive an invitation to the online meeting via Zoom and Eventbrite.

On Tuesday 15th March 2022, SpaceMates Online our interview guest is Dan Jones, Technology Manager, UK Space Agency.

Since 2014 Dan has represented the UK on two EU-funded CSA projects: PERASPERA and EPIC, writing extensive technology roadmaps in the fields of space robotics and electric propulsion. Prior to that Dan developed technology roadmaps for the UK aerospace sector, underpinning the Aerospace Growth Partnership and creation of the Aerospace Technology Institute.

Orbital robotics -

Planetary robotics

He is developing a UK roadmap for a suite of three orbital demonstrators showcasing UK capability in the field of space robotics, launching in 2025, 2027, and 2029. He Chairs the Industrial and International Advisory Board for the FAIR-SPACE Hub, sits on the BEIS Programme Committee for Horizon Europe, and also the UK’s In-Orbit Servicing & Manufacturing Working Group.

Outside of work he is a science-fiction novelist. His debut novel, the science-fiction thriller Man O’War was published in 2018 by Snowbooks, and he has had several short pieces published. He is also the host of Chronscast, the official podcast of SFF Chronicles, the world’s largest science-fiction and fantasy community, where he discusses books, films, and writing, with his special guests. He lives with his family in Essex.


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UK Space Agency

Founded in 2010, the UK Space Agency delivers key elements of the Government’s National Space Strategy. The Agency:

• catalyses investment, supporting projects that drive investment and generate contracts for the UK space sector

• delivers space capabilities and missions that meet public needs and advance our understanding of the Universe

• champions the power of space to inspire people and offer greener, smarter solutions for business, and to support a sustainable future

UK Space Agency programmes have propelled British technology across the Solar System and realised world-first innovations in spacecraft design and satellite applications. The Agency has a powerful global voice, partnering with institutions across the world, including the European Space Agency.

The Agency supports a thriving space sector, which currently generates an income of £16.4 billion each year and employs 45,000 people across the country. Investment, including private and public, from the UK and overseas, will enable the space sector to deliver important research, develop new technologies and market applications, and keep pace with other nations.

By strengthening the Space Industry network now, we’ll be ready for blast-off once restrictions are ended.

By strengthening the UK Space Industry network now along with our friends from 'Down Under' and worldwide, we’ll be ready for blast-off once Coronavirus restrictions are lifted.

Ray Stott from SpaceSpecialists Ltd hosts the event.

Click on the link below to REGISTER and get your FREE Eventbrite tickets.

Once registered you will receive a FREE Zoom invite by email.