Summer School Program

Summer School on Space Resources and Mining
15 May - 20 May
AGH UST, Krakow 

Saturday
May 14

 

Arrival

 

Sunday
May 15

8.00 – 9.00 Registration & Welcome Coffee

 

9:00 Welcome address and introduction to the course

 

9.45 – 11.30 Opening Lecture: The Role of Space in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals 

 

11.30   Meeting with members of the award-winning AGH Space Systems Team

 

12.00  Visit to AGH UST Geological Museum

 

12.30  Traditional Polish dinner

 

14.00 – 17.00  Guided walking tour of Krakow’s Old Town

Evening: Own time/Teamwork

 

 

Monday
May 16 

 

9.00 – 10.30  – Introduction to cosmochemistry and planetary geology 

 

11.00 - 12.30 – Skills for the Modern Space Sector

 

12.30 Time for  lunch

 

14:00 -15.30  Geology of selected asteroids and the Moon, and their resources 

 

15.30 – 17.00  Geology of Mars and its resources 

                                                                                               

Evening: Own time/Teamwork 

 

 

Tuesday
May 17

8.30 – 10.00   Environmental constraints and exemplary space   missions. Modelling of a manipulator arm operating on a spacecraft

 

11.00 – 12.30  – Space Robotics a new ERA of challenges ... a new ERA of opportunities

 

 

12.30 Time for  lunch

 

14:00 Field trip to Racławka Valley and a dolomite mine in Dubie

                                                                                               

Evening: Own time/Teamwork

 

Wednesday
May 18

 

9:00 – 10.30 Moon exploration: surface prospecting and regolith excavation 

 

10.30 -12.00 Space robot testing and validation in terrestrial environment 

 

12.30 Time for lunch 

 

14.00 – 18.00 Visit to the underground  Wieliczka Salt Mine 

 

Evening: Own time/Teamwork 

 

 

Thursday
May 19

 

09.00 -12.00  An interactive session; introduction to the digital part of the school

 

12.00 Time for lunch 

 

Afternoon: Invitation to an accompanying event

  Student Space Mining Conference 

 

Evening: Own time/Teamwork

 

 

Friday 
May 20

 

 

19.00 Evening event with degustation at the Brewery