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Professor appointed fellow of the British Interplanetary Society

Professor of Experimental ArchitectureRachel Armstrong, has been appointed Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society.


The British Interplanetary Society (BIS) is Britain’s leading think tank on space development. Founded in 1933, it is the world’s longest established organisation devoted solely to supporting and promoting the exploration of space and astronautics.   

Professor Armstrong commented "I am utterly thrilled to be recognised by a society of which Arthur C Clarke and Patrick Moore were devoted members". 

Professor Armstrong will be discussing her research at a public lecture on 22 January titled  Experimental Architecture: Catalysing the transition from an Industrial Age to an Ecological Era.


published on: 14 January 2015