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Apollo 13 is celebrating its 50 year anniversary. Andy Saunders, renowned for working on NASA film archives, will take us on a photographic journey through the Apollo programme. Join us to mark NASA's finest hour in Apollo Remastered.

  • From: Thursday 30 April 2020, 8 pm
  • To: Thursday 30 April 2020, 10 pm
  • Location: CELS, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton, Nottingham,
  • Booking deadline: Thursday 30 April 2020, 3.00 pm
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Event details

Space exploration in its many approaches is inspirational, especially when we can admire images that show us the furthest corners of our hostile solar system. Even more impressive is to then see the equipment and people using it in space or on the Moon illustrating how fragile we are. Such images really capture the sublime of space exploration.

Utilising modern digital image enhancement techniques, Andy Saunders will reveal the story of humankind's greatest adventure, 50 years on. Andy Saunders has become well known for his work since presenting the first ever clear image showing Neil Armstrong's face during his first Moon walk. His talk Apollo Remastered is a photographic journey through the Apollo programme, including remastered and recovered images of the 50-year-old film from the NASA archives. This will include a special section celebrating the 50th anniversary of NASA's "finest hour" - Apollo 13.

Booking is required for this event. While attending, you consent to filming, photography, and sound recording – which may include you as a member of the audience – and its use in publication or advertising distribution, either printed or online, without payment or copyright.


The event will start at 8pm with Andy Saunder's talk Apollo Remastered. Refreshments will be offered from 7.45 pm in the CELS foyer. Afterwards, visitors will get a tour of the NTU observatory and the chance to see interesting objects in the Spring sky using the observatory's telescopes, small telescopes and binoculars, if the weather allows it.

If the weather is not good, a small planetarium session will be offered in the observatory pointing out objects of interest.

Location details


Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus


Parking is available only for booked visitors in the Main Gate car park.

Please ensure to enter the campus via Main Gate only!

Ensure to allow for sufficient time since you will need to contact security at the barrier to identify the event you wish to visit. Furthermore it is a 3 minute walk from the car park to CELS.

Travel Info:

Main gate entrance is located on the A453 closest towards the city, ie the first entrance when travelling from Nottingham towards Clifton.

Please avoid entering via South Gate as you will not be able to access the staff car park nor will security staff allow access via that barrier.

The exact location of the car park is in latitude and longitude 52.912958, -1.183357 or via GoogleMaps .

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