Professor Martin Barstow

Martin BarstowPro-Vice-Chancellor, Strategic Science Projects

Director, Leicester Institute of Space and Earth Observation

Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science

Past President, Royal Astronomical Society

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The image below shows the team supporting the most recent successful launch of the J-PEX normal incidence high resolution EUV spectrometer, on-board a Black Brant IX 2-stage rocket in 2008. Follow the links in the menu bar on the left for further details of my research, teaching and outreach.


The team

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