Astronomy Night – The Future of Space

What:  Astronomy Night – The Future of Space,

Where:  War Memorial Library, Lower Hutt,

When:  Friday 9th August, 6 pm.

There is no doubt that the space industry is literally “taking off” around the world. Global giants like Tesla and NASA have ambitious plans to integrate space technology (and travel) into our everyday lives. But how does New Zealand fit into all of this? What does the future of space industry look like for us? And how can students of today get involved in the space industry for tomorrow?

Explore the answers to all these questions and more, with Amber Joseph, co-founder and National President of the New Zealand Students’ Space Association on Friday 9 August from 6pm.

Followed by stargazing with the Wellington Astronomical Society if the sky is clear!

Biography:
Amber currently studies Software Engineering at Victoria University with a huge side passion for involving more students into the growing space industry of NZ. From no background in STEM, Amber has been awarded several noticeable scholarships including the Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia which allowed her to study for one year at Asia’s highest ranked university in Singapore. A Deans List recipient and advocate for women in STEM, Amber enjoys speaking to high school students, running scholarship workshops, and mountain biking in her spare time.

Run in conjunction with the Wellington Astronomical Society and the New Zealand Students’ Space Association.  Part of Te Wā Heke – Invent the Future.