Our Coming Events

Caroline BeevisNext Meeting : Thursday 5th October: Caroline Beevis : “Space Dogs, The True Story of Russia’s Canine Cosmonauts”

Space Dogs, The True Story of Russia’s Canine Cosmonauts’ tells the true story of all 48 dogs and the scientists who were given the task of sending an animal into Space in preparation for Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight. This presentation features rare images and footage leading up to and beyond Laika’s tragic flight of November 3rd 1957, and it includes artwork and music from around the globe that was inspired by Laika, making it an informative, sensitive presentation suitable for all ages.

A life-long stargazer, Caroline has been involved with the South Downs Planetarium in Chichester for fifteen years, is a member of Mid Kent Astronomical Society, and has given regular talks, workshops and astronomy evenings in schools around Kent and Sussex. She has had astro-images published, as well as being guest astronomer in The Namib Desert.


Venue for ESAS Meetings
Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club, Egerton Road,

Bexhill, East Sussex TN39 3HL

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Subscriptions and AGM

September 2017 was the start of the ESAS calendar. The Annual Subscriptions are due in now. Click here for more information. There is also an annual membership form that needs to be completed to ensure that society information is up to date. Please complete and return this form as soon as possible.

November is our AGM, If anyone would like to help out generally on the committee then please see one of our committee members. At our AGM our accounts are discussed and the Committee resigns and a new committee is voted in, some changes are already taking place so if you can spend a little time for the committee please let us know ASAP.