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ROSA President is participating at the 65th International Astronautical Congress, between 29 September - 3 October 2014

on 02 October 2014

Dr. phys. Marius Ioan Piso, President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), is participanting between 29 September - 3 October at the 65th International Astronautical Congress, held in Toronto, Canada, and organized by the International Astronautical Federation - IAF In conjunction with this year's local host, the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute - CASI.

The theme of the congress, "The world needs space", will promote exploring the relationship between Earth and space and the ways in which space activities satisfy the needs on the Earth. Of equal importance to the Congress theme, is to raise humanity’s awareness of water-related issues.

The Congress will boast more than 3,000 attendees and feature up to 20 parallel technical sessions, several plenary events and special lectures with speakers from the space community, and a wide variety of contained and special events including the annual conferences of the International Institute of Space Law and the International Academy of Astronautics.

The programme of the event can be checked here and here.

Among the topics to be addressed during the congress are the following ones: space exploration, space science, space debris, Earth observation, space communication and navigation, integrated applications, technology, aerodynamics, space propulsion, infrastructure, space systems, space and society, space policy, regulations and economics, space law and others.

Along with Marius Ioan Piso, from the Romanian Space Agency will participate at the International Astronautical Congress Mingireanu researchers Mingireanu Florin şi Virgiliu Pop, in line with the target of the event of highlighting the importance of collaboration, knowledge sharing, global partnerships and innovations between the international space community, media and the general public. ROSA will held presentations:

during the poster session:

  • “ADJOINT-BASED SMALL SOLID ROCKET MOTOR OPTIMIZATION TOOL”, Florin Mingireanu,
  • “LOW COST SOLID ROCKET MOTOR FOR SUPERSONIC TEST VEHICLE”, Florin Mingireanu

during the Propulsion system session:

  • Propulsion system : SMALL SOLID AND HYBRID THRUSTERS DEVELOPMENT FOR TRAJECTORY CORRECTION ON UPPER STAGE AND SPACECRAFTS”, Florin Mingireanu

and during the Contemporary Arts Practice and Outer Space: A Multi-Disciplinary Approachs session:

  • “LORD OF ROCKET, LORD OF FLIGHT: REPRESENTATIONS OF SPACEFLIGHT ÎN CHURCH HYMNS”, Virgiliu Pop

The organizers

The IAF, alongside its partners the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), coordinates the overall programme and content of each IAC, and ensures the level of excellency that reflects the more than 60-year history of the event.

The Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute - CASI is rpoud to host IAC 2014, after having had the privilege of hosting two events of this type, both performed with great success: IAC 1991 in Montreal and more recently, IAC 2014 in Vancouver.

About IAF

Founded in 1951, the International Astronautical Federation is the world’s leading space advocacy organisation with 246 members including all major space agencies, companies, research institutions, societies and associations worldwide.

Supported by over 40 committees gathering more than 500 world space experts, the IAF coordinates the International Astronautical Congress and the IAF Global Networking Forum (GNF), has dedicated regional activities and activities for students and young professionals, and recognises and awards space achievements.

More details about IAF are available here.

More details about IAC are available here.