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 Conferences and events to come

18-21 April, 7th European Conference on Space Debris, Darmstadt, Germany
24-28 April, 11th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, Berlin, Germany

 1st IAA Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites

The 1st International Academy of Astronautics Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites: Advanced Technologies and Distributed Systems was successfully held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 07-10, 2017. There was 14 technical sessions and also poster sessions. Topics discussed during the symposium were on Small Satellites worldwide: achievements and trends; Small Satellites in Latin America: achievements and trends; Ongoing and projected Small Satellite projects with Latin American participation; Segmented architecture and Distributed Instruments; Small Satellite technologies.

Buenos Aires IAA Conference 2017 on Small Satellites

1st International Academy of Astronautics Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites
Participants in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 07-10, 2017
1st International Academy of Astronautics Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites


 IAA
Laurels for Team Achievement Award 2016

The International Academy of Astronautics has created in 2001 a special Award to recognize extraordinary performance and achievement by a team of scientists, engineers and managers in the field of Astronautics. The Laurels for Team Achievement Award 2016 ceremony took place on 05 January 2017 at the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory, in Laurel, USA. At this occasion, the New Horizons Pluto Mission team received the Laurels for Team Achievement Award 2016.

 

The Laurels for Team Achievement Award 2016

The Laurels for Team Achievement Award 2016 ceremony (New Horizons Pluto Mission),
05 January 2017, the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, USA
From the left to the right:
C. Hersman, APL, A. Calloway, APL, SM Krimigis, APL, Y. Guo, APL
J. Green, NASA HQ, Director of the Planetary Science Division of the Science Mission Directorate,
M. Holdridge, APL, H. Weaver, APL, V. Mallder, APL (holding open IAA certificate)
JM Contant, IAA, GH. Fountain, APL, A Bowman, APL, RL McNutt, Jr., APL
A. Ocampo, NASA HQ, MG Ryschkewitsch, APL  (Space Exploration Sector Head)
C. Neibur, NASA HQ


 IAA Symposium on Space International Cooperation Promoting Economic and Social Development of Developing Country

International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and China Center for Aerospace Science and Technology International Communications (CCASTIC) of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) jointly organized the Symposium on International Space Cooperation in Promoting Economic and Social Development of Developing Countries and IAA Academy Day in Beijing on 25-26 November 2016. More than 200 delegates from government departments, embassies in China, space enterprises, space scientific research institutions of more than 10 countries like China, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Pakistan, Nigeria, Russia, the United States, Ukraine and Venezuela, as well as international organizations have attended this event.

Beijing 2016 conference


IAA Space International Cooperation Promoting Economic and Social Development
of Developing Country Symposium participants, 25 November 2016, Beijing, China





IAA Academy Day Guadalajara Many Academicians attended the Academy Day Guadalajara opened by IAA President Dr. Peter Jankowitsch on Sunday 25 September 2016. IAA Vice-President Dr. Francisco Mendieta welcomed the participants and gave a presentation on the results of the IAA Head of Space Agencies Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Management, held in Mexico on September 2015. During the Academy Day, several IAA studies were presented. Newly elected members were inducted in Guadalajara during the Awards Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony. The program with detailed information on the Academy day Guadalajara is available.

 

IAA Academy Day Mexico 2016

IAA Academy Day Participants, Guadalajara, Mexico, 25 September 2016



 IAA Newly Elected Members

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), has elected new members, many of whom were inducted on 25 September 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico during an Academy Day Honor Night Dinner.

 


  International Academy of Astronautics Human Space Exploration Conference


IAA Conference on Human Space Exploration, 24-26 May 2016, Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia.

During the IAA Conference on Human Space Exploration, 24 May 2016, Korolev, Russia a ceremony recognized newly elected members with Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, Secretary General IAA and Igor Komarov, Head of Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, and Vladimir Solntsev, President RSC-Energia.

 

IAA newly elected member in Korolev, Russia  IAA Newly Elected in Korolev, Moscow, Russia

 Vladimir Solntsev and Jean-Michel Contant                             Igor Komarov and Jean-Michel Contant


The International Academy of Astronautics Human in Space Exploration conference, attended by more than 600 participants, was successfully held in Korolev city near Moscow on 24-26 May 2016. There was 7 parallel technical sessions with 270 papers. The result of the conference will serve to prepare the next IAA Head of Space Agencies summit.



 



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