- May 11, 2023
- 17 Min Read
The 8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference took place in Vienna, Austria on 3-7 April 2023 at the Vienna International Centre and the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with ESA, the Commission for Geosciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and UNOOSA. Photo: Planetary Defense Conference 2023 participants, group picture.
The IAA Board of Trustees held its 125th meeting in Paris, France on March 28, 2023 at the IAA Headquarters. Photo: Athena Coustenis (France), Elena Fomina (Russia), John Schumacher (USA), Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli (Greece), Ralph McNutt (USA), Jean-Michel Contant (France), Marius-Ioan Piso (Romania), Shigeki Kinai (Japan), Olivier Contant (France), Miguel Bello-Mora (Spain), Lev Zelenyi (Russia) and Junichiro Kawaguchi (Japan).
IAA Newly Elected Corresponding Members and Full Members together with IAA Section 1 Book Award recipient received their certificates on Monday 27 March 2023 in Paris, France during the IAA Award Dinner ceremony. Photo: IAA Vice-President Finance Shigeki Kinai (Japan), IAA President John Schumacher (USA), IAA Member Section 2 Paolo Gaudenzi (italy), IAA Vice-President Awards & Membership Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli (Greece), IAA Vice-President Scientific Activities Marius-Ioan Piso (Romania), IAA Member Section 4 Takashi Maemura (Japan), IAA Section 1 Chair Ralph McNutt (USA), IAA Book Award Section 1 Claudio Maccone (Italy), IAA Corresponding Member Section 2 Tiago Rebelo (Portugal), IAA Member Section 2 Vesselin Vassilev (Bulgaria), IAA Corresponding Member Section 2 Elcio Jeronimo de Oliveira (Brazil), IAA Corresponding Member Section 2 Valery Aksamentov (USA), IAA Corresponding Member Section 2 Jean-Marie Betermier (France) and IAA Secretary General Jean-Michel Contant (France).
IAA meetings schedule is available: please visit Events / IAA meetings / Spring meetings Online and hybrid meetings to be held at IAA Headquarters
Upon invitation of the European Space Agency, the International Academy of Astronautics celebrated the 2022 Laurels for Team Achievement to the Ariane 5 Team Europe for James Webb Space Telescope Launch on 27 January 2023. The IAA Vice-President Scientific Activities Marius-Ioan Piso was present with the Trustee Engineering Sciences Daniel Neuenschwander, Director of Space Transportation at ESA. Photo: Ariane 5 Team Europe team members, group picture.
Upon invitation of the Johns Hopkins University, APL, the International Academy of Astronautics celebrated the 2021 Laurels for Team Achievement to the Parker Solar Probe Team on Wednesday 25 January 2023. The IAA President John Schumacher and the Secretary General Jean-Michel Contant were present with the Trustee Chairman of the Basic Sciences Section, Ralph L. McNutt, Jr, to recognize and congratulate the Principal Science Team members, the Core Spacecraft Team and the NASA Team. Photo: Parker Solar Probe science team members, group picture.
The International Academy of Astronautics is inviting proposal from candidate Local Organizing Committees who are seeking to host the 2025 IAA Conference on Planetary Defense (PDC). Proposals must include a date in the late spring of 2025 that is compatible with the other IAA conferences and events in the same field. You will find below the link to access pdf format version of the call for hosting: https://web.tresorit.com/l/llJpt#D0izXesdQ-IOWkYQq9BYsw The next PDC conference will be held in Vienna on April 3-7, 2023.
- February 2, 2023
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- January 9, 2023
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On September 17, 2022, the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Space Traffic Management (STM). Full text is available here. Photo: from left to the right: John Schumacher, USA, Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Germany, Corinne Jorgenson, USA, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Austria, Christophe Bonnal, France, Maruska Strah, Austria, Darren McKnight, USA.
- September 23, 2022
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