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Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal – with Dr. Niamh Shaw

Niamh Shaw; Photo courtesy of Homeward Bound.

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Dr. Niamh Shaw, Irish award-winning communicator, writer and explorer of space activities, in the first week of the Space Studies Program (SSP22) of the International Space University (ISU).

The SSP is a unique and intense two-month professional development course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. The programme covers the principal space related fields, such as policy and law, business and management and humanities to life sciences, engineering, physical sciences, and space applications. Each year the SSP is held in a different location and this year the SSP is held in Oeiras, Portugal with the host institutions being Portugal Space and Técnico Lisboa.

In this episode, Niamh Shaw talks with us about what needs to change in the way we communicate space, advice for new space communicators, the importance of space education, and her upcoming projects.

Space Cafè Radio brings you talks, interviews and reports from the team of SpaceWatchers while out on the road. Each episode has a specific topic, unique content and a personal touch. Enjoy the show and let us know your thoughts at [email protected]!

You can find more episodes of our Space Café Mini-series – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal – here (more to come):

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