International Astronautical Federation

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Name: International Astronautical Federation
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

United Nations - International Astronautical Federation Workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits

Category : Aeronautics and AstronauticsEvent Format : ConferenceDate : September 26-28, 2014Location : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6, CADiscuss space technologies, applications, information and services that ... [Published SpaceRef - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Where Do You Draw The Line Between The Sky And Space?

On his 108-minute flight in 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human being in space, reached a peak altitude of 327 kilometres (203 miles), after blasting off the planet atop a mighty Vostok rocket. After launch shook his tiny capsule ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

European Space Agency Reaches Verge of Breakthrough Comet Landing

This is no ordinary rock. It’s the surface of a comet somewhere between Jupiter and Mars, and it took a European space probe known as Rosetta 10 years to get there before it sent back these unprecedented images today.Rosetta took these pictures after ... [Published Technology Review - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Deep Time: Targeting Another Galaxy

Interstellar flight isn’t about possibility as much as it is about time. We know we can launch a payload to another star if we’re willing to burn up enough millennia — about seventy — to get there in the form of a Voyager-style flyby. That’s with today’s ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 24 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Space Foundation Director - Education to be Awarded Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal by IAF

Bryan J. DeBates, Director - Education for the Space Foundation, has been named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).Established in 1986, the Frank J. Malina Astronautics ... [Published SpaceRef - May 13 2014]

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...in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual  Space Symposium , in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo...
...effort to develop a manned space program in our country and bring the benefits of space closer to our people," said Jan Kolar, CSO Director. "We see our direct involvement in the use of the Lynx spacecraft as a unique and accessible opportunity to develop critical national science and education capabilities, and inspire new ways of thinking and execution of space-based research. We believe it also gives us a good opportunity to prepare efficient space research projects with our partners abroad."

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