RI Christmas Lectures 2015 Announced today: How to survive in space.

How to survive in space 2015Today the Royal Institute (RI) announced that this year’s Christmas Lecturer is Dr Kevin Fong, an emergency doctor and expert in space medicine. He will present the three part CHRISTMAS LECTURES series ‘How to survive in space’ on BBC Four this Christmas.

In celebration of British astronaut Tim Peake’s upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS), this year’s Lectures will shine a spotlight on international achievements in space science and engineering.

Kevin and the ISS astronauts will open a window onto today’s most exciting space missions, explore the future of space travel and offer a unique insight into the challenges of protecting human life in the hostile environment of space.

The 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES will consist of three hour-long Lectures filmed in front of a Iive audience at the Royal Institution over three evenings on Thursday 17 December, Saturday 19 December and Tuesday 22 December. They will be broadcast on BBC Four over the festive period.

To find out how to apply for tickets click here.

When the transmission date and time are confirmed we’ll update this blog post.

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