This Space Café Brazil will feature Lucas Fonseca, a Brazilian Space System Engineer, in conversation with Ian Grosner, Correspondent of SpaceWatch.Global for Brazil.
Space Café Brazil: World Space Week 2022
The next Space Café Brazil will take place on Friday, October 7 at 2 pm (BRT) / 7 pm (CEST). The program will be presented during the World Space Week whose theme this year is: space and sustainability.
Lucas Fonseca has a BSc. in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and an MSc. in Space System Engineering from the Higher Institute of Aeronautics and Space (Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace) in Toulouse, France. He worked for three years on ESA’s Rosetta mission, as part of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) team responsible for construction of the Philae module and its controlled landing on the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Since 2016, Lucas has headed the Garatéa Mission, the first Brazilian attempt to send a probe to the Moon. In addition to the scientific aspects of the Mission, Garatéa will be used in an educational manner to popularize and disseminate knowledge of Space, Space Science and Space Business in schools and universities. Lucas is a science speaker and founder of Airvantis, a NewSpace company based in Brazil. Airvantis is based in Brazil and the US, promoting the bridge between Americas to develop a Newspace ecosystem within the region.
The conversation will address space business, new trends in the Brazilian space sector, related to research, development & innovation. And of course as the theme of this year’s World Space Week is space and sustainability, the conversation will address many aspects of this important challenge for the sector.
The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions in dialogue with Lucas Fonseca.
SpaceWatch.Global is a Europe-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector.
This Space Café Brazil will be conducted in Portuguese on 7th October 2022 at 7 pm CEST.
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