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The Space Race

Final evening of the First Move festival at Jodrell Bank.

7-30pm The Space Race - Jed Mercurio and Alastair Gunn.
Jed Mercurio, author of Bodies and currently working on a new TV adaptation of Frankenstein, discusses his most recent book Ascent, a fictional account of a Soviet manned mission to the Moon prior to the launch of Apollo 11. Alastair Gunn, an astronomer at Jodrell Bank, sets the discussion in the context of Jodrell Bank's contributions to the Space Race.
Intro by Erica Wagner, Literary Editor of The Times. Book signing to follow.


Jed Mercurio | talks | www
Alastair Gunn | talks | www


Date and Time:

17 June 2007 at 7:30 pm


2 hours



Jodrell Bank Observatory
Manchester University
SK11 9DL
+44 14 77 57 13 21

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6 pounds

Available from:

Tel : 01477 571 339 or 01477 571 321 or email thehotspot@jb.man.ac.uk

Additional Information:

Website at http://www.jb.man.ac.uk/viscen/events/FirstMove.html

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