International Astronautical Congress 2017 – Call for Abstracts!

Submit your abstract and contribute to the 68th IAC programme!

Our traditional Call for Abstracts is now open and has been extended until 7 March 2017.

The Congress multidisciplinary programme enables abstracts to draw inspiration from a wide range of topics and aspects to write their paper:

  • Science and Exploration
    Space Life Sciences; Microgravity; Space Exploration; Space Debris; Space Astronomy
  • Applications and Operations
    Earth observation; Space communication and navigation; Small Satellites; Integrated Applications
  • Technology
    Astrodynamics; Materials and Structures; Space Power; Space Propulsion
  • Infrastructure
    Space Systems; Space Transportation; Knowledge Management; Commercial Spaceflight Safety
  • Space and Society
    Space Education and Outreach; History of Astronautics; Business Innovation; Space Law

Accepted abstracts will be either presented as oral presentations or interactive presentations, offering high visibility to their authors and opening the door to valuable feedback as well as new ideas and collaborations.

Abstracts must be submitted online at For guidance, the IAC2017 session list is available online:


If you need any more information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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FAQ and Abstract Submission Guidelines


Abstract Submission – 28 February (Extended until 7 March)

Letters of Notification – 23-25 April 

Confirmation of Attendance – 16 June

Assignment of Speaker – 7 September 

Paper Submission – 7 September 

Presentation Submission – 16 September 


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