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Speaker - Stuart Eves (GAS member)

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Stuart Eves - Speaker Stuart Eves

S tuart Eves is the Senior Account Manager (Military Systems) at Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) in Guildford. He spent 16 years with the UK Ministry Of Defence, in various space-related posts, before joining SSTL in January 2004.

During his time with the MOD, Stuart initiated the TopSat satellite programme, which is now on-orbit conducting its Earth-observation mission. Indeed TopSat has been so successful that the engineering model of the satellite now forms part of the recently re-vamped space gallery at the Science Museum in London.

Stuart has an MSc in Astrophysics, a PhD in constellation design, and has been a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society for more than 15 years.

Date Talk at GAS meeting
7 Feb 2008 William Herschel and the Rings of Uranus
See Stuart's presentation here [PDF: 939Kb, Members only].
3 Dec 2009 Sophisticated Small Satellites from Surrey
7 Jul 2011 Which human being has been nearest the Sun?
See Stuart's presentation here [PDF: 599Kb, Members only].

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