The Space Week 2022

By NL Space Campus

Conference, Networking, Outreach Event




– Organiser: NL Space Campus
– Language: English
– Virtual or in-person: In-person

The Space Week is an initiative in collaboration with the Leiden City of Science 2022. During this week, multiple events will take place on campus, such as the Industry Space Days, Network&Drinks XL, Curiosity event, ESTEC open day, SBIC hackathon and a festival.

This is what you can expect from Sunday, September 25 till Sunday, October 2 (preliminary programme with most important highlights): 

Sunday 25/9 – Open Days

Leiden Observatory 


Seeing Stars Leiden

Exhibition: More than Planet

Discover Space at Space Expo

Citizen Science Project: Seeing Stars

Monday 26/9 – Origin of Comets

Mini-Symposium 60th Anniversary European Southern Observatory

Astronomy on tap: Informal astronomy talks in a Leiden bar

The Origin of Comets: The Cloud of Oort [Dutch]

Tuesday 27/9 – Connecting the curious

Navigate To The Future: Discover how space data impacts society and creates new business

ESA Commercial Gateway Annual Conference – Day 1

Exhibition: More than planet

Wednesday 28/9 – Industry Space Day 1

Exhibition: More than Planet

ESA Commercial Gateway Annual Conference – Day 2

ISD Panel 2: Investments in Space in times of Economic Downturn

Lecture: The Invention of Radioastronomy (Dutch)

ESA Commercial Gateway Network Event

Demonstration James Webb Telescope

Industry Space Days – Day 1

NL Space Campus @ Industry Space Day 1

Anniversary event SME4SPACE

Thursday 29/9 – Industry Space Day 2 and NL Space Campus Network & Drinks XL

NL Space Campus Network&Drinks XL

Industry Space Days – Day 2

ESA Commercial Gateway Annual Conference – Day 3

LDE NL Space Campus Summer School 2022 Reunion

NL Space Campus @ Industry Space Day 2

Exhibition: More than Planet

Friday 30/9 – Space Buzz at Space Expo

Lunar Zebro Lecture: Brainpower: Artificial Intelligence on the Moon

Valuable 500: visits ESA ESTEC

Exhibition: More than planet

Space Buzz: Introducing Space for Children through VR

Saturday 1/10 – Inclusivity

Space Buzz: Introducing space to policy makers through VR

Space Citizen Forum

ESA ESTEC Open Day for people with a disability

Exhibition: More than planet

Sunday – The Space Week Festival

Space Rocks on The Space Week Festival Stage

New Astronaut on the Walk of Space Noordwijk: Matthias Maurer


Space Buzz: Introducing space to Everyone through VR

Exhibition: More than planet

The Space Week Festival 2022

More information

More info, website and programme (including registration links) will be published latest at the end of August. We will inform you of updates via Linkedin and through our newsletter
In the meantime we will keep connecting and growing our events behind the scenes, but until the beginning of August our team is taking a break. For now, save the dates September 25 till October 2 in your calendar