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future of manned space travel

Professor Frank Close OBE, Chair of the Commission and Professor of Physics and Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford University
Dr John Dudeney OBE, Deputy Director, British Antarctic Survey
Professor Ken Pounds CBE FRS, Emeritus Professor of Space Physics, University of Leicester

Since the Columbia space shuttle disaster in 2003, successive UK governments have decided against taking part in human spaceflight, but now the Royal Astronomical Society commission re-examines the evidence and presents its findings in the report “The Scientific Case for Human Space Flight”.

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