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Theme: Rocketminds

Darmstadt, HE, Germany
May 8th, 2014

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About this event

TEDx Rhein-Main celebrates #Rocketminds: bright and passionate people rather shaping the future than waiting for it. More infos at http://rocketminds.tedxrheinmain.de

Confirmed Speakers

  • Stefania Druga
    Stefania Druga (Founder of Hackidemia and Afrimakers, former Googler) is bringing technology and education to places without proper training, educating kids all over the world to become tomorrows Rocketminds.
  • Gernot Grömer
    Gernot Grömer (Astrobiologist and President of the Austrian Space Forum) explores the challenges of sending humans to the Red Planet in a quest for traces of life and talks first-hand about Mars analog missions.
  • Marco Durante
    Marco Durante (GSI, Director of the Biophysics Department and President IARR) will talk about how colliding heavy ions can keep astronauts happy and healthy in space.
  • André Schiele
    André Schiele will explore how robotics technology developed for the ISS may enable a breakthrough for robotics technologies on Earth.
  • Candace Johnson
    Candace Johnson, co-initiator of SES and the architect of SES Global, will share with us the personal story of how she continues to use the power of satellites to bring positive transformative change to the global society.
  • Lauri Neuvonen
    Lauri Neuvonen (space exploration enthusiast with a regular day-job) takes us on a grass-roots journey towards new worlds motivated and guided by one question: What does it mean to be human in space?

Venue and Details

European Space Operations Centre
Robert-Bosch-Straße 5
Darmstadt, HE, 64293
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Darren Cooper
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

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Wolfgang Weicht
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

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Günther Mulder
program manager
Fritz Ehlers
chief editor
Tim Karsko
creative director
Juergen Eichholz
stage manager
Colin Seebach
technical adviser
Martin Kreitschmann
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