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Hear first hand what a space job is like from real space professionals all over the sector.

Abbie Hutty

Spacecraft Structures Engineer on the ExoMars Rover Vehicle Team at Airbus Defence and Space

Alice Bunn

Assistant Director, Earth Observation, at the UK Space Agency

Amy AndersonCredit: Clyde Space

Amy Anderson

Electronics Engineer at Clyde Space

Andrew BaconCredit: Andrew Bacon

Andrew Bacon

Space systems engineer at Thales Alenia Space UK (TAS-UK).

Anu Ohja

Executive Director of the National Space Centre, in charge of the National Space Academy programme

Bena MeroCredit: Clyde Space

Bena Mero

Spacecraft Systems Engineer at Clyde Space

Chris Bridges

Lecturer at Surrey Space Centre (SSC), University of Surrey

Chris LeeCredit: Chris Lee

Chris Lee

Business Development Manager for Future Space Programmes at SCISYS UK

Chris Lintott

Researcher at the University of Oxford

Danielle ChetwoodCredit: e2v

Danielle Chetwood

Graduate engineer at e2v

David Parker

Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency.

Prof. David Southwood

David Southwood

Former Director of Science and Robotic Exploration at the European Space Agency (ESA)

Emma Lord

Emma Lord

Director of Policy and Operations at the UK Space Agency

Gerry Gilmore

Professor of Experimental Philosophy at the Institute of Astronomy, Unviersity of Cambridge

Hazel Jeffrey Credit: Clyde Space

Hazel Jeffrey

Spacecraft Systems Engineer at Clyde Space

Dr Helen WebberCredit: Helen Webber

Helen Webber

Technical Designer at Reaction Engines

Ian Whittaker

Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Otago.

Jean-Jacques Dordain

Director General of the European Space Agency

Jennifer Harris

PhD student in remote sensing applied to planetary science at Birkbeck College, University of London

Jennifer Riddell-DilletCredit: Clyde Space

Jennifer Riddell-Dillet

Chief Operating Officer at Clyde Space

John Zarnecki

Professor of Space Science at the Open University

Leo TeeneyCredit: Leo Teeney

Leo Teeney

Young Graduate Trainee at the ESA European Astronaut Centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany.

Louise Harra

Professor of Physics at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL)

Marie-Claire Perkinson

Mission Design Specialist in the Future Programmes Group at Astrium, Stevenage

Mark Thompson

Freelance TV space/astronomy presenter and writer.

Prof. Martin Barstow

Martin Barstow

Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science at the University of Leicester.

Sir Martin Sweeting with TechDemoSat-1Credit: SSTL

Martin Sweeting

Executive Chairman of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and Director of The Surrey Space Centre at the University of Surrey.

Pam AndersonCredit: Clyde Space

Pam Anderson

Space Applications and Sales Engineer at Clyde Space

Portia Bowman

Graduate engineer at Thales Alenia Space – Italia

Richard Crowther

Chief Engineer at the UK Space Agency and expert on Near Earth Objects

Prof. Richard HarrisonCredit: RAL Space

Richard Harrison

Head of Space Physics Division and Chief Scientist at RAL Space.

Sheila Kanani

PhD student in the planetary science group at Mullard Space Science Laboratory

Stefanie Kohl

Space Systems Engineer at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

Sue Horne

Space Exploration Programme Manager at the UK Space Agency

Suzanne Aigrain

Suzanne Aigrain

Lecturer in Astrophysics at the University of Oxford