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UK Space Conference 2017 is a huge success

1,200 people from across the global space sector gathered in Manchester at the end of May for the largest ever UK Space Conference.

The three day event was titled ‘inspire, enable, connect’ and featured 28 sessions on subjects ranging from international growth and security, to launchers and Mars exploration.

More than 180 speakers took to the stage, including UK Space Agency CEO Graham Turnock, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA) Jan Woerner and British ESA astronaut Tim Peake.

The conference included an exhibition hall, where a record 109 organisations took stands, and a parallel event of hands-on interactive exhibits and educational activities that welcomed 1,500 visitors.

See official pictures from the conference on Flickr

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