Bernard Foing

International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG), EuroMoonMars, Chair IAF ITACCUS Committee • Executive Director

Prof. Bernard H. Foing, president Space Renaissance International,executive director of ILEWG, EuroMoonMars & ArtMoonMars manager, Prof VU Amsterdam, Leiden observatory, ISU and EPFL, on leave from CNRS, former ESA Chief Scientist and chair of ESTEC staff association committee (2012-2017) & SMART-1 Lead scientist. Chair IAF ITACCUS, member IAF committees (TAC, GLEX IPC, space exploration, astronomy, space habitats, traffic management), full member IAA International Academy of Astronautics since 2010, vice-chair COSPAR planetary and PEX Planetary Exploration Panel, co-director IMA International Moonbase Alliance, founder Moon Village & MV Association, EGU space instrumentation officer, president MoonGallery foundation ( Worked at ESA ESTEC(1989-2020), as ESTEC staff committee chair (2012-2017), senior scientist, advisor to DG, Chief scientist, Head of Research Division, study lead (SIMURIS, MORO lunar orbiter, EuroMoon lander), staff, visiting scientist fellow. Co-Investigator of SOHO, XMM, BIOPAN, SMART-1, Mars Express, COROT, ISS/Expose, ExoMars. Publications: 830 articles, including 225 refereed papers. Academics: Habilitation 1990, CNRS, post-doc astronomer ESO European Southern Observatory Chile, PhD astrophysics & space techniques (CNRS, Lockheed, SacPeak, Boulder, Harvard), Prof agrégé Physics, Ecole Normale Supérieure ENSET Paris-Saclay.


The Global Space Exploration Conference 2021

14-18 June 2021

St. Petersburg, Russia


International Astronautical Congress 2017

25-29 September 2017

Adelaide, Australia


International Astronautical Congress 2016

26-30 September 2016

Guadalajara, Mexico


International Astronautical Congress 2015

12-16 October 2015

Jerusalem, Israel