Major space conference under way in Riga

Europe's major planetary science conference is underway in Riga, with the chance for children to visit a special space exhibition and many of the talks and lectures available to watch online.

As previously reported by LSM, the European Planetary Science Conference (EPSC) is the major European meeting on planetary science and will include hundreds of participants from NASA, the European Space Agency, leading academics and others.

It is taking place at the Radisson Blu Latvija hotel in the center of the Latvian capital.

There will also be talks and lectures by leading astronomers and scientists, as well as industry events.

You can read the full program HERE and there is also a dedicated app available to help attendees co-ordinate their events. You can follow tweets from the event using the hashtag #EPSC2017

The LMT telecoms company will be livestreaming selected events from the conference in English HERE.

You might also like to listen to our interview from a couple of months ago with the organizer of the event, planetary scientist Amara Graps. 

Minutes from Latvia podcast 17: Amara Graps on space and scienceMike Collier/LSM

     

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