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Ed Gibson

Regrettably we have to break the news that the Space Lectures – Ed Gibson event planned for April 2021 has been cancelled. I would like to stress that the decision to cancel was made by Ed himself. Following successful surgery for an age related mobility issue, his condition has failed to improve as he had […]

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May 2020 update

While Covid 19 continues to stalk the globe – casting its long shadow on a host of space events in Europe, the US and elsewhere I can confirm that the Space Lectures Ed Gibson event will still go ahead… but not quite as planned. Within weeks of rescheduling the event to October, Ed informed us […]

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URGENT UPDATE

Space Lectures has been bringing inspirational astronaut speakers to the UK for more than ten years now: Jim Lovell, Ken Mattingly and Charlie Duke to name but three. Ken and his team are already looking to next year with a number of names “in the frame”. But we are sorry to have to inform you […]

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Alan Bean

“Light to thy path, wind to thy sails, dreams to thy heart” – Alan Bean It was with a heavy heart I heard of the death of Alan Bean at the age of 86. We had the great privilege to host two events for him, once back in 2007 and again in 2013. An incredibly […]

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Captain Bruce McCandless

Another Bright Star Extinguished. It is with such great sadness that we heard of the passing of Captain Bruce McCandless. It was but a few weeks since he had graced us with his presence, a treasured memory we will all cherish forever. Your contributions to the space program will not be forgotten. A true gentleman […]

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Patch Update!

“A second limited batch of Space Lectures embroidered patches has been ordered and will be available to purchase at the Rick Mastracchio event in March 2018. Such has been the support of so many regulars at these twice yearly events we thought it appropriate that they should have “first refusal”. Only after the Mastracchio event […]

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Alexei Leonov event cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform everybody that the Alexei Leonov event in June has been postponed. Alexei has been hospitalized for more than a week and this morning Ken received the following statement from his agent. “Sorry to say this but we decided to cancel this trip in June. […]

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