Aerospace Christchurch Event

Posted on November 5, 2020

Last meeting for Aerospace of the year ‘2020 Over & Out’

5pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday, 24th November 2020
The Student Lounge, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Madras Street Campus Chch
(also Live Streaming via Zoom)

Presentations will begin at 5.30pm.

For our final event of 2020, we will be hearing from industry participants about their current and future projects and how we can continue to build our space economy.

Planned Presentations:

Opening Access To Space From New Zealand (via Zoom)
Peter Beck, CEO, CTO, Founder, Rocket Lab
Since founding the business in 2006, Peter has grown Rocket Lab to become a globally recognised industry leader in space and a billion-dollar company employing hundreds of world-class engineers and technicians.

How Augmented Reality(AR) Is Used As An Educational Tool 
Sakthi Priya Balaji Ranganathan, Design Technologist, Founder & CEO, Jix
JIX designed an augmented reality portal mobile application that could take the user on an exciting interactive recollection of the (Indian Space Agency) Chandrayaan-2 launch from wherever they are. We will demonstrate and explain the making of our new Antarctic learning Application and case study of the ISRO moon mission app in this meet up.

Optimising IoT For Satellites
Matt Scott, Project Manager, Brush Technology
Christchurch-based Brush Technology has been specialising in Internet of Things (IoT) product development since 2006, and sending IoT data over satellites since 2014. In this talk, Matt Scott highlights some of the benefits and challenges of implementing IoT sensor telemetry over satellite.

A Solar System Of Six Million Worlds
Michele Bannister, Rutherford Discovery Fellow, School of Physical & Chemical Sciences | Te Kura Matū, University of Canterbury 
The exploration of our Solar System is about to have more mission targets than ever before. I’ll discuss the upcoming opportunities from Vera Rubin Observatory, as this new telescope prepares to map out the whole southern sky every three nights, creating a decade-long colour movie.

Hope to see you at the event!

Aerospace Christchurch