Call for Abstracts

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF), as the Organizer, together with its Member the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), as the Host, and the Astronautical Society of India, as the Co-Host, are pleased to announce the opening of the Call for Abstracts of the Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2025) to be held on 7-9 May 2025 in New Delhi, India.

The GLEX 2025 programme is designed to bring together leaders and decision-makers within the science and human exploration community – astronauts, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, educators, agency representatives and policy makers.

It will provide a forum to discuss recent results, current challenges and innovative solutions and it will contain several opportunities to learn about how space exploration investments provide benefits as well as discuss how those benefits can be increased through thoughtful planning and cooperation.

The distinguished Members of the GLEX 2025 International Programme Committee solicits abstract contributions pertaining to the following topics:

  1. International Cooperation, Challenges, and New Horizons
  2. Lunar, Mars, Near-Earth Asteroids, Deep Space Exploration
  3. Space Vehicles for Exploration & Propulsion for Deep Space
  4. System Engineering and Long-Term Space Travel
  5. Space Bio-Astronautics, Space Medicine, Life Support Systems
  6. Micro Gravity Science and Experiments
  7. Space Resources Utilisation & Space Economy
  8. Sustainable Space Logistics & Key Technologies
  9. Navigation, Guidance and Control for Deep Space Missions
  10. Space Finance, Investment and Insurance
  11. Space Policy, Sustainability and Legal Aspects
  12. Space Stations & Challenges
  13. Ground-Based Preparatory Activities
  14. AI Impact & Autonomy on Space Exploration
  15. Empowering the Next Generation of Space Explorers

Abstracts shall be submitted by 7 November through the IAF Restricted Area and will be selected for oral and interactive presentations.