Research, Esa-Esrin also opens the doors for the European Researchers’ Night

There are hundreds of research centers across Europe that will open their doors to the public tomorrow European Researchers’ Night and, after two years of online events, also the center Esa-Esrin di Frascati will participate in the celebrations welcoming guests from 17:00 to 23:00. Promoted annually by the European Commission, theHex participates in this initiative as part of the Frascati Scienza consortium. The European Researchers’ Night is aimed at people of all ages who want to learn more about science, research and space exploration. “The goal – underlines the European Space Agency – is to highlight the incredible possibilities that science can achieve through collaboration between researchers and citizens”.

Representatives from the scientific world will welcome the participants to talk about the universe Hex, of its activities and programs and how these can be useful to everyone in everyday life while a spectacular Led wall in the Big Hall of the center will catapult the participants into the world of space described by a live narration, through the new interactive platform Discover Esa Live. In the Big Hall, starting at 17:00, speakers and speakers, including the Italian ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, will discuss the importance of space in our daily life. During this event, a beacon will also be lit on the new constellation “Iris” for Earth observation, which will be carried out in Italy within five years with the support of ESA and the Italian Space Agency, thanks to the resources of the PNRR.

Furthermore, in the Magellan Room, videos will be shown on the missions and activities of the Italian astronauts of theHex, which will inspire and fascinate young and old. Visitors will also have the opportunity to observe the September sky from the Terrazza Uliveto, with the powerful telescopes of the Ata while the Bis Italia team will show the launch of rockets in front of Building 14. Another great attraction will be the opportunity to visit the Phi-Experience, the Memorabilia and the Heritage Missions Walkthrough. Finally, the practical workshops hosted in the canteen area will give boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 the opportunity to drive their own lunar rover, to discover the materials of spacecraft and to learn about the chlorophyllin fluorescence of plants. and its importance in monitoring the health of the planet.