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   Dr. Patricia M. Sterns, Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, Social Sciences section, since 1997, passed away on May 06, 2018 at the age of 66. Please see IAA e-newsletter.


 Conferences and events to come

21-23 May 2018, 4th IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems (DYCOSS), Changsha, China
27 May 2018, Space Mineral Resources Workshop, Los Angeles, USA
28 May-01st June 2018, 4S Symposium (Small Satellites Systems & Services), Sorrento, Italy
14 July 2018, IAA Academy Day Pasadena, USA. Registration is now available.
Please see the IAA calendar of events for more information.


 4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop

The 4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop took place on 04-07 December 2017 in Roma, Italy. The event, organized by GAUSS Srl under the aegis of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), gathered many participants from all around the world belonging to the Space academic, scientific and industry domains. During this forum, high level speakers have presented scientific and technical Papers on the Microsatellites related field, sharing their knowledge on the several aspects of the small satellite missions and the CubeSats community. IAA Secretary General Dr. Jean-Michel Contant – member of the Program Committee - gave the Opening Lecture and co-chaired the Conference with Professor Filippo Graziani (GAUSS President and IAA member) and other experts. The program was organized into Invited Lectures and Technical Sessions structured according to the following Topics: Launch Opportunities, Payload, Space Mission Analysis and Design, Attitude Control, Space Debris, PoquetCubes, CubeSats Subsystems and New Perspectives. An IAA Regional Meeting and Guided Tours were also organized during the Conference days.

4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop

4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop participants, Roma, Italy



 IAA Regional Meeting Roma

An IAA Regional Meeting was held on December 5, 2017 in Roma, Italy. Secretary General Dr. Jean-Michel Contant gave the opening speech followed by an introduction by Regional Secretary Prof. Antonio Viviani and a lecture “This star as a tail, which makes it very beautiful... The Rosetta mission” by Academician Prof. Amalia Ercoli Finzi. Meeting participants gathered in a gala dinner with an induction of newly elected members: Prof. Mohamed Argoun, full Member for Section 1 on Basic Sciences, Prof. Paolo Gaudenzi, corresponding member for Section 2 on Engineering Sciences, Prof. Giampiero Naletto, corresponding member for Section 1 on Basic Sciences, and Dr. Chantal Cappelletti, full Member for Section 2 on Engineering Sciences.

 

IAA Regional Meeting in Roma, Italy - December 5th, 2017

Prof. Mohamed Argoun, Prof. Paolo Gaudenzi, Prof. Giampiero Naletto, Prof. Amalia Ercoli Finzi, Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, Dr. Chantal Cappelletti, and Prof. Antonio Viviani.


 21st IAA Humans in Space Symposium

The 21st IAA Humans in Space Symposium took place on 27-30 November 2017 in Shenzhen, China. Many participants gathered on this occasion and discussed the future challenges related to human spaceflights. The program was scheduled with a total of 14 regular technical sessions and more than 120 papers presented. There was also a dedicated Astronaut session. A gala dinner with an induction ceremony of newly elected Academicians was organized during the conference.

IAA 21st Humans in Space Symposium, Shenzhen, China 2017

Astronauts, VIP participants and organizers at the opening ceremony
of the IAA 21st Humans in Space Symposium on November 27, 2017



 7th
IAA-CSA Conference on Space Technology Innovation

The Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) have successfully co-organized the 7th Conference on Space Technology Innovation held on November 23-24, 2017 in Shanghai, China. The conference focussed on the theme of how advanced space technology benefits human society, discuss related topics of space development, and further promote the international cooperation.  Several different topics were discussed like satellite technology, satellite applications, commercialization of satellite applications, and international cooperation and policies.


IAA newly elected ceremony Shanghai, China, November 2017

IAA newly elected members in Shanghai, China


 1st
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



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




IAA e-newsletter

IAA e-newsletter is available with all past 2017 events.

 



 


 



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