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Event ID:  45476
Contact Name:  Marge Veeranna
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Organization:  Tartu University Tartu Observatory
Event Web Site:  http://www.
Dates:  8th October 2021 to 10th October 2021
Physical Event:  Yes
Type:  Public
Start/End Type:  Both Starts and Ends During WSW
Country:  Estonia
State/Province:  Tartu County
City:  Tõravere
Address:  Observatooriumi 1
Location:  Tõravere
Event Name:  Women in Space
Event Description:  Inspiration Day “Women in Space” on October 8th from 1 to 4 pm at Tõravere, Tartu Observatory. There are already many outstanding female scientists and leaders in Estonia and many talented young female scientists and engineers engaged in space sciences. On Inspiration Day, they tell their stories to encourage students and young people to take STEM steps to reach their dreams. What inspires you? Would you like to fly to Mars? Be part of the next European Space Agency space mission? How to put your career in orbit? And by the way, did you know that only 10% of astronauts are women? On October 8, Anu Noorma, Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Research Agency and Professor of Applied Remote Sensing, Gertrud Talvik, an expert in the space industry and astronaut candidate, Mari Allik, an engineer at the Tartu Observatory of the University of Tartu, Heleri Ramler, a researcher in astronomy, Anni Kasikov, a doctoral student in astronomy, and Aire Olesk, an expert in space technologies. The day of inspiration begins with presentations and a laboratory test in the main building of the observatory. After a direct connection to La Palma, we will walk through the amusement park together with Tõnis Rüütel, the development manager of the visitor center, to the large telescope tower, where the largest telescope in the Nordic countries will be introduced.
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Report on the Results:  Participants were eager to learn about the subject and content with the presentations.
Attendance:  40
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Media Impressions:  3000
Media Impressions are Unique:  Yes

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