Tuesday Talks: Lift Off! Weather Permitting

Tuesday Talks: Lift Off! Weather Permitting

Mark Schwarz of MetService talks about the weather hazards involved with rocket launches. 14 August

Tuesday Talks: Lift Off! Weather Permitting

What kind of decision-making goes on at Mission Control leading up to a rocket launch? And what role does the weather play? Mark Schwarz of Metservice discusses the atmospheric hazards involved in rocket launching, how to control a rocket without it disintegrating or otherwise blowing up, and his role as Meteorological Consultant helping launch a rocket into space.

SPACE PLACE / TUESDAY 14 AUG, 7PM  / GENERAL ADMISSION CHARGES APPLY