IAF Honorary Ambassadors

In 2021, the IAF President launched the IAF Honorary Ambassadorship Programme, aimed at keeping the IAF Past Presidents and Vice Presidents deeply engaged with the Federation.
Thanks to their extensive network and their broad knowledge of the IAF, the Federation is constantly promoted worldwide as the global leading space advocacy body at various meetings and gatherings throughout the year.

Mohammed Nasser AL AHBABI

Former Director General, UAE Space Agency

United Arab Emirates

Bruce CHESLEY

Former Senior Director of Strategy, Space and Missile Systems, The Boeing Company

United States

Jean-Yves LE GALL

Former President, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

France

Minoo RATHNASABAPATHY

Research Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

S. SOMANATH

Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

India