Inspire Space Day at Christmas

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend Christmas at the Moon?  Have you ever wondered what it's like to blast off in to space?

Join us on Saturday 16th December in the Science Gallery for a FREE fun family day to hear all about these topics and much more!

With 6 short (15 min) talks and a screening of the Disney movie "Tomorrowland", there's something for everyone!

Talks include:

  • "Christmas at the Moon (Apollo 8)" with Kevin Nolan of the Planetary Society
  • "Becoming a Citizen Scientist Astronaut" with Dr. Norah Patten 
  • "Europe's Future in Space" including plans to build a village on the Moon.
  • "The Night Sky at Christmas" with David Moore from Astronomy Ireland.
  • "EirSat-1: Building Ireland's First Satellite" 
  • "Exploring the Universe from Ireland" with Aoife Marie Ryan of i-LOFAR 

Join us at 1pm for an "out of this world" afternoon!  The movie "Tomorrowland" (PG Rating) will begin at 3:15pm, concluding at 5:40pm.

For further information on this event check the Inspire Space website at

Paccar Theatre
Free - Please Register