Zone Archive

There’s links here to all the Astro Support Team in all the zones we’ve run since October 2015.

Each column can be reordered (click on the title). Or you can always use CTRL-F to search for a particular scientist, topic or zone.

Name About me and my work Zone name Date
Andrew Pitsillides Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Katie Hassell Not too hot, not too cold, just right Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Steve Price Helping shape the future Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Shefali Sharma I am a rocket scientist and I work with the guys who make spacecrafts 🙂 Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Jonathan Scott When I was 5 years old I wanted to be an astronaut; 30 years later I now work with astronauts, identifying ways to make their missions safer and more productive Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Rochelle Velho I am a medical doctor that works in the emergency department with research that combines space medicine and intensive care medicine. Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Olympia Brown I run the CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Michaela Musilova I’m an astrobiologist, extremophile scientist and Martian analogue astronaut Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Nigel Marley Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Kevin Fong I spend my time exploring and learning about different systems and searching for ways to do risky things more safely Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Jon Farrow CHRISTMAS LECTURES Assistant at the Royal Insitution – helped to coordinate all the demonstrations and guests. Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Jean-François Clervoy European Space Agency astronaut Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Beth Healy I’m a medical doctor working in Antarctica as a researcher for the European Space Agency on ‘White Mars’. Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Adrianos Golemis Medical Doctor, medical researcher at the Antarctic Concordia Station space analogue (2014) Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Floris Van Den Berg Research Doctor in Antarctica for the European Space Agency Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Claudie Haignere I’m a European astronaut, and I was the first French woman in space. Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Delma Childers I investigate how some of the smallest forms of life (bacteria) adapt and grow in space. Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Camilla Weiss I build spacecraft! Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Julia Attias I’m a PhD student at King’s College London researching into ways that will help to protect astronauts bodies in space Christmas Lectures Christmas 2015
Anne Visscher Through my research I try to understand how some plant seeds can survive extreme conditions, such as those found in space Training Zone October 2015
Jonathan Scott When I was 5 years old I wanted to be an astronaut; 30 years later I now work with astronauts, identifying ways to make their missions safer and more productive Training Zone October 2015
Columbus Flight Directors We lead Mission Control in Munich, to look after the Columbus Module and the ISS crew! Training Zone October 2015
Beth Healey I’m a medical doctor working in Antarctica as a researcher for the European Space Agency on ‘White Mars’. Training Zone October 2015
Tom Morse I build experiments and cameras to send into Space! Training Zone October 2015
Alexander Finch I design and build satellites normally, but right now I’m in Antarctica! Launch Zone December 2015
Delma Childers I investigate how some of the smallest forms of life (bacteria) adapt and grow in space. Launch Zone December 2015
Julia Attias I’m a PhD student at King’s College London researching into ways that will help to protect astronauts bodies in space Launch Zone December 2015
Simon Challis I’m part of Mission Control in Munich, looking after the Columbus Module and the ISS crew! I will be ‘on-console’ during Tim’s Mission. Launch Zone December 2015
Tim Peake Spent 6 months living and working on the International Space Station Launch Zone December 2015
Andrew Winnard Meet my awesome space mascot Monkonaut Sam click here I am a Space Scientist and Physiotherapist trying to stop astronauts getting back pain with a device called FRED Launch Zone December 2015
Jenn Wadsworth I’m an Astrobiologist working on microbes that are currently on the International Space Station, looking at how they can survive in space! Orbit Zone March 2016
Richard Moss Astronaut Trainer Orbit Zone March 2016
Floris Van Den Berg Research Doctor in Antarctica for the European Space Agency Orbit Zone March 2016
Elie Allouis I am a Mission And Robotics Systems Engineer working on Future Planetary robotics mission concepts Orbit Zone March 2016
Columbus Operations If you’ve ever seen Apollo 13, and remember all the people on the ground, talking into headsets, staring at telemetry, and fixing problems… Well, that’s our job! Orbit Zone March 2016
Andrea Boyd The Eurocoms are the voice that you hear talking back to space when the astronauts call Earth! Touchdown Zone June 2016
Charles Laing I’m a British 🇬🇧 space physiologist working for the German Space Agency 🇩🇪 on new ways to keep astronauts healthy on a long duration missions – such as one to Mars 🚀. I work at :envihab in Cologne, which is the laboratory where Tim Peake will sleep in when he comes back from space. Touchdown Zone June 2016
Columbus Operations If you’ve ever seen Apollo 13, and remember all the people on the ground, talking into headsets, staring at telemetry, and fixing problems… Well, that’s our job! Touchdown Zone June 2016
Kirsty Lindsay I am a PhD student and I look at keeping people’s backs healthy, including astronauts. Touchdown Zone June 2016
Vinita Marwaha I’m a Space Operations Engineer at the European Space Agency (ESA), working on operations preparation for the European Robotic Arm to be launched to the ISS.. I’m also the founder of a website called Rocket Women, which inspires young women to consider a career in STEM. Prior to becoming a consultant, I worked as an ISS Operations Engineer at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and at the European Space Agency (ESA) focusing on spacesuit design & EVA (spacewalk) training. Touchdown Zone June 2016
Tim Peake Spent 6 months living and working on the International Space Station Debrief Zone June 2016
Jenn Wadsworth I’m an Astrobiologist working on microbes that are currently on the International Space Station, looking at how they can survive in space! Debrief Zone June 2016
Charlie Laing I’m a British 🇬🇧 space physiologist working for the German Space Agency 🇩🇪 on new ways to keep astronauts healthy on a long duration missions – such as one to Mars 🚀 Debrief Zone June 2016
Beth Healey I’m a medical doctor working in Antarctica as a researcher for the European Space Agency on ‘White Mars’. Debrief Zone June 2016
Julia Attias I’m a PhD student at King’s College London researching into ways that will help to protect astronauts bodies in space Debrief Zone June 2016