on 03 October 2018

The President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), Dr. Phys. Marius-Ioan Piso, participates at the world’s largest annual gathering of space professionals, from 1 to 5 October, in Bremen, Germany. The 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) brings together a record number of more than 6200 participants and it is organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).

IAC 2018 is a scientific and technical conference where over 2000 lectures will take place, while the IAC exhibition sees around 140 organisations, associations and companies represented. Romania is represented at the exhibition stand of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA).

The President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), Dr. Phys. Marius-Ioan Piso, officially opened the IAC 2018 exhibition by symbolically cutting the ribbon, together with Carsten Sieling, President of the Senate of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen and Mayor, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, ESA Director General, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the DLR Executive Board, Jean-Yve Le Gall, President of CNES, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales.


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The Congress has been held every year since 1950. The host for IAC 2018 is Bremen — Germany's main space city. This year’s theme of the event is "IAC 2018 — involving everyone", which promotes the vision of a more diverse space sector.

Global, multidisciplinary, and covering all space sectors and topics, IAC offers everyone the latest space information and above all new contacts and potential partnerships.

The IAC is a professional platform through which over 40 administrative and technical committees support the International Astronautical Federation in its mission to advance knowledge about space and to foster the development of space assets by facilitating global cooperation.

More information about the 69th IAC can be found here.

Main image credit: IAC 2018

Second image credit: ROSA