Join Cillian Murphy on his analog mission with Lunares Research Station
May 14, 2021
ESERO Ireland

Cillian Murphy is an Irish Astrophysicist  who works at the Lunares analog Research Station in Poland

The station can hold a Lunar and Martian 2 weeks mission for a 6-person crew. The facility provides space and infrastructure for complex research on the impact of long-term extra-terrestrial human presence.

The general objective of LunAres is to create a research platform to support scientific and technological development in manned space exploration. The broad range of specialists are involved in the study from fields like extreme medicine, psychology, biotechnology, robotics and engineering, sociology, architecture.

Conducted research focuses on human factors in manned space missions as well as testing of sustainable and innovative technologies. The base is fully isolated from the environment including 250 square meters of EVA area.

You can learn more about me and the mission at LunAres ( and from the Austrian Space Forum ( who are commanding this mission and with whom I also work.

Join Cillian and the HECATE crew to find out about their current mission.  Find out what it’s like to be an analog astronaut and ask your questions

There are 2 different events as follows:

HECATE outreach event 1
Friday, May 14 · 6:30 – 7:30pm
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HECATE outreach event 2
Thursday, May 20 · 5:30 – 6:30pm
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