21 Mar 2020

Michele Bannister: interplanetary passions

From Saturday Morning, 11:35 am on 21 March 2020

Planetary astronomer Michele Bannister has recently arrived home after working in Canada at The University of Victoria in British Columbia, and at Queen's University in Belfast. A passionate communicator on matters astronomical, her research interests include mapping the outer solar system, interstellar comets, and satellite mega constellations. Now back in New Zealand, she wants to help the country launch its own interplanetary space missions, informed by her experiences overseas.