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Tim Peake

Tim Peake - photo credit ESA/NASA

Public Day


Sunday 6 November, 10am – 4pm
Physics/Exhibition Centre, University of York

See the schedule for the day

Whilst Tim Peake has to leave us after his talk on Saturday, the UK Space Agency will be staying!  Join us for an extravaganza of activities around space and Tim Peake’s mission.   

With talks, film showings, an exhibition and family friendly workshops for all ages, there’s something for everyone! 

A full schedule will be sent out prior to the day.  Booking for individual talks and workshops can only be made in person on the day.

Catering facilities are available for purchasing drinks, snacks and/or lunch.  

This event is suitable for all ages. 


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Open Lecture


Statement from the European Space Agency

The lecture by European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake, on Saturday, 5 November at the University of York has regretfully been postponed.

Due to unforeseen circumstances with his schedule, Tim is unable to stay for the evening lecture at the university following the UK Space Agency’s Schools Conferences. We understand this is a disappointment for ticket holders and the European Space Agency regrets the postponement.

The ESA and UK Space Agency regret any inconvenience caused and hope to reschedule for a date in 2017.  Tickets that have been reserved will be valid for any rescheduled event.


Saturday 5 November, 7pm – 8.30pm
Central Hall, University of York

British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake has inspired adults and children alike with his recent mission to the International Space Station (ISS). This is your chance to hear about his experiences first hand. From launch to landing, discover what it’s like to live and work aboard the ISS.

Tim Peake is the first British ESA Astronaut. He launched to the International Space Station on 15 December 2015, returning on 18 June 2016 after a successful six-month mission. He undertook one space-walk and over 250 scientific experiments, including 30 on his own body!

Please be in your seats by 6.45pm, as any unfilled places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis at 6.50pm.

Tim will be answering some audience questions as part of the Q&A session of the event. Please see your booking confirmation on how to submit a question for Tim.  Questions will be preselected and will be asked to Tim anonymously.  It will not be possible to answer all questions within the lecture or to respond to individual emails. 

This event is suitable for ages 7 and above. 


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