Public lecture: The International Space Station

Former manager of the ISS programme William Gerstenmaier will talk about the space station in the CERN Globe this evening

Public lecture: The International Space Station

An astronaut opens a passive experiment container on the International Space Station (Image: NASA)

The 4th International Conference on Particle and Fundamental Physics in Space (SpacePart12) is currently underway at CERN. Space scientists and space policy makers from around the world have registered for this year's conference, which coincides with the centenary of the discovery of cosmic rays.

In a public lecture at 8pm CEST today, William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations for NASA and former manager of the ISS Program, will discuss the scientific work being conducted on the space station.

Watch the webcast here in English, with French interpretation provided.