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Marius-Ioan Piso introduced the new honorary members of the International Academy of Astronautics

on 28 March 2019

On 26 March 2019, the President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), Dr. Phys. Marius-Ioan Piso introduced the election of the new honorary members of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).

The two members introduced were Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine between 1994 and 2005, aerospace engineer and former Yuzhmash Kiev general director and Prof. dr. ing. General Florin Zaganescu (retired), the eldest Romanian member of IAA.

In the photo: in the foreground, from left to right: Marius-Ioan Piso, Leonid Kuchma and Florin Zaganescu. In the background, from left to right: Jean Michel Contant, IAA General Secretary, Peter Jankowitsch, IAA President and Hiroki Matsuo, JAXA Director (2000-2003) and IAA Vice-president.

Image credit: ROSA