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The SafeSpace Project will hold the “Sun-to-Belts Workshop” on the island of Milos, on July 21-23, 2021.

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23 Jul. 2021 – Public Talk
“The Sounds of Space” by Ioannis A. Daglis and Fiori Metallinou

The public talk “The Sounds of Space” takes place in the context of the communication actions of the research program “SafeSpace” funded by the European Commission and implemented by eight European agencies, coordinated by the National and Kapodistrian University Athens. http://www.space.phys.uoa.gr/safespace.html 

Speakers are the Professor of Space Physics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and President of the Hellenic Space Center, Ioannis Α. Daglis, and the astrophysicist, head of Astronomy Communication at the Thissio Visitor Center of the National Observatory of Athens, Fiori Metallinou.

Date: Friday, July 23, at 21:00
Place: In the courtyard of the Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos, in the center of Adamas, in Milos Island, Greece.
Audience: adults and children from 7 years and over.
Language: Greek

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Past Events

3 Apr. 2021 – Public Talk
“The Earth’s Magnetosphere” by George Balasis

The third public Talk, titled “The Earth’s Magnetosphere” was given by Dr. George Balasis, Research Director of the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) at the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), Greece, on April 3rd.

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7 Sept. 2020 – Public Talk
“Music of Space Plasmas” by Ontrej Santolik

The second public Talk, titled “Music of Space Plasmas” was given by Prof. Ondrej Santolik, head of the Department of Space Physics at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and professor at the Charles University in Prague, on September 4th.

The talk was given in the gardens of the Visitor Center of National Observatory of Athens located on the Hill of the Nymphs, in Athens, Greece.
The talk was filmed by the Bodossaki Cultural Foundation and may be found in Bodossaki Lectures on Demand (BLOD) platform.

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15 Jul. 2020 – Public Talk
“Space Sonatas” by Ioannis Daglis

The first public Talk, titled “Space Sonatas” was given by Prof. Ioannis Daglis, Professor of Space Physics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, SafeSpace Project Coordinator, on July the 15th.

The talk was given in the gardens of the Visitor Center of National Observatory of Athens located on the Hill of the Nymphs, in Athens, Greece. The site is situated across from the Parthenon and just to the north of the hill of Pnyx, where Meton built his heliotrope in the 5th century BC to perform the first astronomical observations of the classical Greek period.

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21 Jan 2020 – SafeSpace Kick-Off Meeting

The SafeSpace Kick-off Meeting (KOM) took place in Athens, on January 21, 2020. The KOM was hosted in the historic neoclassical building “Kostis Palamas”, which was erected in 1857 and serves as Cultural Centre and Lounge of the University of Athens.

At the KOM opening the Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Prof. Meletios Athanasios Dimopoulos expressed his support towards research and welcomed the leading scientists coming from high-profile universities, research institutes as well as specialized companies active in space, across Europe.

During the KOM, 32 participants from all consortium partners, the Project Officer Andrej Rožkov (European Commission) and representatives of the Galileo Control Centre and of OHB Hellas, had the chance to meet in person for the first time and commence a very productive collaboration in light of the upcoming demanding project’s tasks. All work package leaders presented their 3-year action plan and shared ideas and valuable experience on how to best serve the project’s aims.