50 Years of Swiss-American Collaboration in Space Research

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Elliott School of International Affairs

The Space Policy Institute hosted an event with the Embassy of Switzerland on “50 Years of Swiss-American Collaboration in Space Research” to celebrate the Swiss Solar Wind Experiment as part of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Several interesting presentations on Switzerland’s past and present space research programs and activities were delivered:

The Swiss Solar Wind Experiment: Insights from a Witness at the Time
Dr. Jürg Meister, Ph.D. student at the University of Bern in 1969 when he was involved with the solar wind experiment

Swiss Space Policy
Oliver Botta, Scientific Advisor, Swiss Space Office

Swiss-American Space Research Today
Willy Benz, Professor and Director of the National Centre of Competence in Research PlanetS, University of Bern


Speakers’ bios can be found HERE.

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