Researcher from Nicolaus Copernicus University chosen as an expert in the team appointed by the Minister of Education and Science

Arkadiusz Ziolek/ East News

Dr Ireneusz Sobota, Professor of the Nicolaus Copernicus University from the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Spatial Management, was included in the group of experts in the Team for Developing Solutions for the Creation and Testing of Space Technologies in Polar Conditions. The team was appointed by the Minister of Education and Science.

The most important tasks of the team will include initiating and supporting activities leading to the development and testing of technical and technological solutions used in space exploration. Experts will also conduct analyses of the possibility of revitalising the Antoni B. Dobrowolski Polish Antarctic Station so that it can be used in cooperation with the global space exploration community.

Dr Ireneusz Sobota has participated in more than 30 research expeditions over the past two decades. His scientific activities are closely related to the management of the Polar Station on Spitsbergen.

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