VU Space Day
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Future of Space

 


Our team:


Marc Heemskerk, President of the VU Space Day Committee

Final year BSc Earth Sciences, intern at ESTEC, specializing in Moon & Mars ISRU.

"We are ready for the next giant leap of mankind. Are you?"




Marjolein Daeter, Secretary of the VU Space Day Committee

First year MSc student Geology & Geochemistry, specializing in Exogeology.

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known"

- Carl Sagan




Bram de Winter, Treasurer of the VU Space Day Committee

Final year BSc Earth Sciences, intern at ESTEC, specializing in planet formation and differentiation.

 

"Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious."


- Stephen Hawking




Dieke Beentjes, Assessor of the VU Space Day Committee

First year MSc student Geology & Geochemistry, specializing in Early Planet Formation.

"There is a theory that states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened."

- Douglas Adams