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RISpace papers announced

We are presenting a record number of abstracts this year and will be putting together a highly innovation-focused programme for RISpace in Belfast during November. Alongside keynotes and panels, to be announced soon, papers to be presented include: A Hybrid Nuclear / In situ Chemical Transport Architecture for the Exploitation of the Moon A novel …

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The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards – Announcement of the 2018 Winners

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation and its UK partner the British Interplanetary Society are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Sir Arthur Clarke Centenary Awards. In a ceremony at the Reinventing Space Conference Gala Dinner at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London on 1 November 2018, nine awards were presented to team and …

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Record number of papers to be presented at RISpace 2018

The RISpace programme has now been published. This year we are presenting a record number of papers – 45 oral papers and 9 posters will be presented at the 16th Reinventing Space Conference. There will additionally be three panels and eight keynote speeches. As usual we are pleased to see our papers reflect the trends …

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The 2018 Sir Arthur Clarke Awards Open for Nominations

  The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2018 Sir Arthur Clarke Awards. The British Interplanetary Society has again been selected by the Foundation to organise and manage the awards.   The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards recognise and reward those individuals and teams that have made notable …

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Orbital ATK becomes RISpace 2018 Silver sponsor

We are happy to welcome Orbital ATK as Silver Partners for the 16th Reinventing Space conference and exhibition. Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defence technologies. The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and merchant supplier. Its products …

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RISpace and GDPR

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is valid from 25 May 2018, changing how organisations can handle the information of customers. You will have been added to our mailing list under the following circumstances: You attended one of the Reinventing Space conferences since 2014 You were the author or co-author of an RISpace …

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Applied Defense Solutions Inc becomes RISpace Bronze Sponsor

We are happy to welcome ADS as Bronze Partners for the 15th Reinventing Space conference and exhibition. Applied Defense Solutions (ADS) is a leader in aerospace engineering, software development, and space situational awareness. Collaborating with NASA, Commercial and International Partners, the Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community, we provide critical support for space exploration, …

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Bids for government funding prove strong interest in LaunchUK

26 joint proposals from potential spaceports and operators proves strong interest in UK market for small sat launcha nd sub-orbital flight. The number of responses for  government funding to support UK spaceflight has highlighted a strong interest in the UK  commercial market for small satellite launch and sub-orbital flight. Read more:

RISpace accommodation service is open

The dedicated accommodation website for the Reinventing Space Conference 2017 is now live and available for booking. Please visit: The booking deadline for all RISpace discounts and allocations is 11 September 2017 (six weeks prior to the start of the conference). After the close of the dedicated accommodation service on 12 September, you may use …

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Virgin trains seat sale: London to Glasgow

Virgin Trains are having a seat sale which covers the week of this year’s Reinventing Space Conference. The sale takes place between Thursday 6 July and Tuesday 11 July and applies to travel dates Friday 21 July – Friday 8 December. This promotion has now ended   As an example of rates available during the …

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