From Birmingham to Bavaria

From Birmingham to Bavaria

I could start with a space pun, but I would need a little more time to planet. So in the mean time, I’ll fill you in on the last week of activities, but where do I even start!? It probably makes most sense to start on a cold wet Sunday morning in Birmingham airport. Having met at 6 a.m. the team were a little sleepy eyed but raring to go. Five hours, four coffees and two train rides later we arrived at our hotel in Oberpfaffenhofen. With nerves of our upcoming preliminary design review, or PDR in short, now settled, mostly due to sleep deprivation, we had a lovely first dinner together and headed to bed early for a much needed kip. Instead of giving you a play by play of the entire week I decided to just highlight our favourite parts. Monday night saw a trip to what we naively thought was a monastery, but upon arrival we were pleasantly surprised...
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