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Switch to Space 3

October 19th, 2022, Egmont Palace, Brussels

The most comprehensive event on career opportunities in the space sector in Belgium

This is already the third edition of the Switch to Space event, which brought together students and young professionals interested in space, industry representatives and space professionals to discuss the latest advances and achievements in the state of knowledge and to consider new horizons.
It was also be an opportunity for everyone to get in touch with professionals and new build professional network.

“Switch to Space 3 had lots of success! More than 50 inspiring presentations were given by the Belgian top professionals. Students and young professionals from all over Belgium could meet their potential employers, network with potential business partners and other like-minded people!  We are sure that this Switch to Space has already opened many new career opportunities for next generation space professionals."

Dominique Tilmans
Chair of the YouSpace and Switch to Space


Switch to Space 3 photo gallery

Photo collection by Francois de Ribaucourt

Careers - Opportunities - Expand your knowledge

Space Exploration: the Moon & Mars 

7 engaging topics

Morning & evening plenary sessions

Moon & Mars

Topic 2 Telescopes: Unravelling the mysteries of the Universe

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Topic 4

Astronauts 2.0: 21st century Explorers to Mars

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Topic 6

Protect & Defend our Planets


Topic 1

To the Moon & Mars

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Topic 3

Space Technologies for Moon & Mars

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Topic 5

Using local resources on Planets to



Topic 7

Space humanities / Leaving the cradle of humanity

Moon & Mars
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Organisers and guest speakers

The Switch to Space organiser team together with the special guest speakers astronauts Frank de Winne, Dirk Frimout, Dr. Robert Thirk, C. Bolden, Anna Fisher, Nicole Stott and Vladimir Pletser.



Switch to Space would not be possible without support of the sponsors.

On behalf of our team and the participants we want to thank you!

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Tips & Tricks

The Switch to Space team has prepared an exclusive document “Tips & Tricks” about the space sector in Belgium, main players, potential employers, work opportunities and more…

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