Members

Peter Jankowitsch, IAA Member of the Social Sciences received the Theodore von Karman Award of the International Academy of Astronautics on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France. Photo: from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, France, John Schumacher, USA,  Peter Jankowitsch, Austria, Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli, Greece and Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania.

  • April 1, 2022
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Marius-Ioan Piso, IAA Member of the Social Sciences received the Social Sciences Book Award 2020 of the International Academy of Astronautics on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France. Photo: from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania and Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli, Greece.

  • April 1, 2022
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Raman Umamaheswaram, IAA Member of the Engineering Sciences, received in the name of Radhika Ramachandran, IAA Member of the Engineering Sciences, the Engineering Sciences Award 2020 of the International Academy of Astronautics on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France. Photo: from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, France, Ralph McNutt, USA, Raman Umamaheswaran, India,  Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli, Greece and Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania.

  • April 1, 2022
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Philippe Clerc, IAA Member of the Social Sciences received the Social Sciences Book Award 2020 of the International Academy of Astronautics on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France. Photo: from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, France, Philippe Clerc, France, Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli, Greece and Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania.

  • April 1, 2022
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The Space Security, Safety, and Sustainability (SSSS) Program at The University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and Privateer, held the 8th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Anthropogenic Environmental Impact and Assessment of Space Traffic on Space Operations and Implications for Climate Change Monitoring.” Northstar Earth and Space and Kayhan Space were also co-sponsors. The conference took place on Wednesday, March 2nd and Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, at the University of Texas at Austin and via Zoom Webinar. The conference was organized by SSSS Program Lead Dr. Moriba Jah and the IAA Space Traffic Management Committee. Experts from all over the world gathered to discuss and exchange ideas on space traffic management (Range Management, Airspace/Orbital Space Integration, Space Safety, Security, and Sustainability, Space Environment Effects and Impacts, and Related Issues). Photo: 8th IAA-UT Space Traffic Management Conference participants, March 02, 2022, Austin TX, USA.

  • March 10, 2022
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The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), has elected in July 2019 new members, many of whom were inducted on 20 October 2019 in Washington DC., USA during an Academy Day Honor Night Dinner.

  • October 20, 2019
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The China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellites Data Processing System on October 20, 2019 in Washington DC, USA.

Photo: From left to the right: Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Mexico, Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania, Wu Meirong, China Jose R. Braga Coelho, Brazil and Jean-Michel Contant France.

  • October 20, 2019
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Arthur Dula received the 2019 Social Sciences section Award on October 20, 2019 in Washington DC, USA.

Photo: from left to the right: Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Mexico, Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania, Arthur Dula, USA and Jean-Michel Contant, France.

  • October 20, 2019
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Christopher Russel received the 2019 IAA Basic Sciences section Award on October 20, 2019 in Washington DC, USA.

Photo: From left to the right: Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Mexico, Ralph McNutt, USA, Christopher Russell, Canada and Jean-Michel Contant, France.

  • October 20, 2019
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Charles Elachi, IAA Member of the Basic Sciences received the Theodore von Karman Award of the International Academy of Astronautics on October 20, 2019 in Washington DC, USA. The citation reads: “For a lifetime of scientific and engineering leadership that enabled breathtaking advances in knowledge of Earth, Solar System and Universe. Synthetic aperture radar which he invented has been utilized for study of Earth and every major body in the Solar System. As Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory he led the creation of 24 NASA space science missions, all with significant international participation. His nurturing of three generations of scientists and engineers has paved the way for decades of continuing advances in the space sciences.”

Photo: from left to the right: John Schumacher, USA, Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Mexico, Charles Elachi, USA, Peter Jankowitsch, Austria, Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania and Jean-Michel Contant, France.

  • October 20, 2019
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