Astronaut André Kuipers visited Northern Ireland

euhoumayor.jpg The ESA astronaut André Kuipers visited Northern Ireland last month. The photos (below) were taken at an official welcoming ceremony for Dr Kuipers at the Belfast City Hall on 24th January 2005.
The event was co-sponsored by Armagh Planetarium and Action Renewables and the events were co-hosted by St Patrick's High School in Lisburn City and the Royal Belfast Academic Institution in Belfast and the Irish Astronomical Association at Stranmillis teacher training College.