GhanaSat-1 Project Leader Honored

The International Astronautic Federation (IAF) has conferred the 2017 Best Interactive Presentation Award to Mr Benjamin Bonsu, the leader of the GhanaSat-1 Project that launched Ghana’s first satellite into space on July 7, 2017. The award was given in recognition of his presentation on GhanaSat-1 and the current space activities in Ghana at the 68th …

2017 World Space Week

  The All Nations University College (ANUC), the institution that put Ghana on the world map following the successful launch of Ghana’s first satellite dubbed GhanaSat-1 into  the orbit in July this year, has trained hundreds of young girls in Space Technology as part of the 2017 World Space Week ,celebrated worldwide annually from October …

55th Session of the COPUOS STSC

IAF VP of International Relations and Outreach, Mr Sergey Krikalev, presenting the upcoming IAF events at the 55th Session of the COPUOS STSC, in Vienna – Austria     

The IAF is at the 13th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference

The IAF was at the 13th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference at Tel Aviv University. The theme of this year’s conference is “Remote Sensing in the New Era” discussing global topics to bring together governments and industries to benefit technological advancement in space and sustainable development. The first day of the conference included a unique panel, […]

Announcement – In Memoriam

Prof. Willibald Riedler, one of the founding fathers of space research in Austria and an active IAF member passed away on 24 January 2018 aged 85   Willibald Riedler was a Professor of Communications Technology at the Graz University of Technology and from 1975 – 1977 also President of the University. Since early childhood Willibald […]

The IAF at the 10th Annual Conference on European Space Policy

     The IAF hosted an IAF Luncheon at the 10th Annual Conference on European Space Policy in Brussels on 23 January 2018 with all key players and personalities from the European Space Industry. IAF President, Jean-Yves Le Gall demonstrated to the delegates how the IAF and Europe are advocating for a more connected space world. […]