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Conferences and events to come

23-24 November, 7th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology - Space Technology Innovation and Space Commercialization, Shanghai, China
27-30 November, 21st IAA Humans in Space Symposium, Shenzhen, China
04-07 December, 4th IAA Conference on University Satellites Missions & CubeSat Workshop, Roma, Italy


IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness

The 1st IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA) took place in Orlando, Florida, USA on November 13-15, 2017. Many participants from 16 different countries and 17 US states gathered at this event. The conference covered broad-ranging technical and policy related aspects associated with the topic of Space Situational Awareness (SSA). Final program is now available online. Prof. Riccardo Bevilacqua received his 2017 IAA newly-elected diploma presented by Secretary-General Jean-Michel Contant at this occasion.

IAA ICSSA conference in Orlando

1st IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness participants, Orlando, FL, USA, 13 November 2017


IAA Academy Day Adelaide


Many IAA new members were inducted on September 24, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia, during the Academy Day Honor Night Dinner. IAA awards were also given at this occasion. Academy Day program is available.

 

IAA von Karman award 2017 - Stamatios Krimigis

Prof. Anatoly Perminov, IAA Vice-President Scientific Activities, Dr. Peter Jankowitsch, IAA President, Dr. Stamatios M. Krimigis, IAA von Karman award 2017, Prof. Hiroki Matsuo, IAA Vice-President Finance


IAA Laurels for team Achievement award 2017 - IKAROS

Dr. Yuichi Tsuda, Dr. Takayuki Yamamoto, Dr. Osamu Mori and Dr. Junichiro Kawaguchi, IAA Laurels for team achievement award 2017 - IKAROS team


Seishiro Kibe - IAA Engineering Sciences Section Award 2017

Dr. Seishiro Kibe, IAA Engineering Sciences Section Award 2017 and Dr. Johann-Dietrich Woerner, IAA Engineering Sciences Section Chairman


Rhoda Hornstein - IAA Social Sciences Section Award 2017

Dr. Rhoda S. Hornstein, IAA Social Sciences Section Award 2017, Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, IAA Secretary-General, Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso, IAA Social Sciences Section Chairman



 IAA call for hosting

The International Academy of Astronautics is inviting proposal from candidate Local Organizing Committees who are seeking to host the 2019 IAA following Conferences:
6th IAA Planetary Defense Conference (PDC)
13th IAA Low-Cost Planetary Mission Conference (LCPM)

1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites - Serving the Needs for the Benefits of the Region

The 1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites - titled "Serving the Needs for the Benefits of the Region" - took place in Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar from August 21-23, 2017. Initiated by IAA academician Dr. M. Saandar on behalf of the Mongolian small satellite community the symposium was organized by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), hosted and supported by the Mongolian Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (MSPRS), the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) and MonMap Engineering Services as well as promoted by the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture, Sciences and Sports (MECSS), the National University of Mongolia (NUM), the Asian Association of Remote Sensing (AARS) and the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).

 

1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites

1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites participants


6th IAA Conference on Space Systems as Critical Infrastructure

The 6th IAA Conference on Space Systems as Critical Infrastructure took place on August 03-04, 2017 in Mamaia, Romania. The event was organised by the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) together with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and this year’s edition was “Disruptive innovation and critical space infrastructure”. When it comes to the functioning of advanced societies, the increasing dependence on certain space systems places them firmly in the area of critical infrastructure, whose disruption or destruction would generate lasting damage. In this context, the aim of the event was to bring space experts at the same table and build a common rationale and straightforward understanding of the ways in which short and long-term space-related action should be framed for the benefit of all actors involved. Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso, President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) and IAA Trustee gave the opening presentation of the conference and moderated one of the three conference sessions on the larger theme of Disruptive innovation and critical space infrastructure. Session 1: Space Systems as Critical Infrastructure, Session 2: Mega-constellations, Nano-satellites, Nano-launchers and Session 3: Persistent communication and surveillance systems, orbital bodies removal.

 

IAA Mamaia conference 2017



 4th IAA Symposium on Space Flight Safety

The 4th IAA Symposium on Space Flight Safety, was held in St. Petersburg, Russia on 03-05 July 2017.


 10th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration

The 10th IAA Symposium on The Future of Space Exploration - Towards the Moon Village & Beyond was held in Torino, Italy on 27-29 June 2017. This three-days International Symposium on the future of Space Exploration was organized by the International Academy of Astronautics and Politecnico di Torino. Program and papers are now available on the conference website.

 

10th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration

Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration dinner participants, Torino, Italy


 3rd IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems (DYCOSS)

Leading world experts of space flight mechanics gathered in Moscow, Russia at the occasion of the 3rd IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems. DYCOSS 2017 took place at the RUDN University from May 30 to June 1st, 2017. Participants from 18 countries including USA, China, Canada, Great Britain, Brazil, Italy, France and Israel, met to share experience in practical solution of space research issues within 8 technical sessions.

 

DYCOSS conference 2017 participants
 
DYCOSS 2017 conference participants, Moscow, Russia


 6th IAA Conference on Space Technologies - Present and Future

The 6th IAA Conference on Space Technologies - Present and Future was held in Yuzhnoye State Design Office from May 23 to May 26, 2017 in Dnepr, Ukraine. More than 450 scientists and specialists from 20 countries attended the conference. 290 presentations were heard and discussed during 6 subject sessions and 11 more - during a plenary session.

6th IAA Conference on Space Technologies - Present and Future

6th IAA Conference on Space Technologies participants, Dnepr, Ukraine, 23 May 2017


 5th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

The International Academy of Astronautics held its 5th conference from 15 to 19 May 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. The bi-annual conference brought together world experts to discuss the threat to Earth posed by asteroids and comets and actions that might be taken to deflect a threatening object. Program and video streaming are available.

 

IAA Planetary Defense Conference 2017


5th IAA Planetary Defense Conference participants, Tokyo, Japan, 17 May 2017


 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

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

 


 



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