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Assistant Professor David McKeown comments on trips to the moon

3 March, 2017

Assistant Professor David McKeown talked to RTE Science and Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody about SpaceX’s announcement that they plan to send two private individuals around the moon and back to earth by the end of 2018. An extended interview went out on Facebook live covering the future of private space flight, space tourism and the risks involved.

The RTE news clip can be found at http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/rte-news-one-oclock-30003248/10693401/ (starts at 12mins)

Facebook live interview: https://www.facebook.com/rtenews/videos/1590466050982391/

Dr McKeown in currently researching advanced control systems for the next generation of European rockets as part of the Europeans Spaces Agency’s Future launcher Preparatory Programme (FLPP).

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