On Thursday 6 October, SpaceLab students had an opportunity to meet Jim Adams, the just-retired Deputy Chief Technologist of NASA.
SpaceLab masters student Wei-Yu Louis Feng received awards at the Space Generation Advisory Congress (SGAC) and International Astronautical Congress (IAC), both held in Guadalajara, Mexico in late September 2016.
Dr Annette Froehlich, a regular lecturer in the SpaceLab MPhil in Space Studies Programme, has been appointed an Honorary Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town.
SpaceLab students were able to participate in a live Q&A session with US astronaut William Readdy and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Baturin. The event was organised by the Austrian Space Forum in collaboration with the Association for Space Explorers, which is holding its annual congress in Vienna this year.