Plenary 1: 60th Anniversary Yuri Gagarin’s Spaceflight

Day: Tuesday 15 June 2021
Time: 11:00-11:55 MSK

In 2021 the entire global community will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first space flight, a truly significant event with which the era of practical space exploration began and forever changed the world. GLEX 2021 will feature a special Plenary dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s spaceflight. More than 15 international astronauts and cosmonauts are invited to this highlight event and will give their tribute to the first man in space and the beginning of humankind’s space flight era.

Moderator

Franz VIEHBOCK

Astronaut and CEO, Berndorf AG

Austria

Speakers

Alexander ALEXANDROV

Cosmonaut and General Director's Council, S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia

Russia

Anatoly ARTSEBARSKY

Cosmonaut

Russia

Hazzaa ALMANSOORI

Astronaut

United Arab Emirates

Mike BAKER

Astronaut and Advisor, Rhodium Scientific

United States

Jean-Loup CHRETIEN

Astronaut and CEO, Tietronix Europe

France

Jean-François CLERVOY

Astronaut and Founder, AirZeroG

France

Reinhold EWALD

Astronaut and Professor of Astronautics, University of Stuttgart

Germany

Claudie HAIGNERÉ

Astronaut and Director General, JPCH Espaces

France

Jean-Pierre HAIGNERÉ

Astronaut and President, JPCH Espaces

France

Sergey KRIKALEV

Executive Director for Piloted Spaceflights, ROSCOSMOS

Russia

Oleg KOTOV

Cosmonaut and Deputy Director for Science, Institute for Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IBMP RAS)

Russia

Ulf MERBOLD

Astronaut

Germany

Julie PAYETTE

Astronaut and Former Governor General of Canada

Canada

Dumitru-Dorin PRUNARIU

Astronaut and Expert, Romanian Association for Space Technology and Industry – ROMSPACE, Member, Board of the Romanian Space Agency

Romania

Sergei REVIN

Cosmonaut

Russia

Aleksandr SKVORTSOV

Cosmonaut

Russia

Pavel VINOGRADOV

Cosmonaut and Deputy Head of Aircraft and Space Flight Center, S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia

Russia