1) UNIVERSITY DEGREES Licentiate in Astronomy (four years programme with one year final thesis) Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1989. D. in Astronomy, […]

Aarti Holla-Maini

Aarti Holla has been Secretary General of the ESOA since 2004. She was named one of the Faces of Satellite of 2014 by the Society […]

Aditya Agrawal

As Director for Data Ecosystems Development, Aditya Agrawal leads the GPSDD program in developing an ecosystem approach for harnessing the data revolution for sustainable development, […]


Agnieszka Łukaszczyk has been a professional in the space sector for the past seven years, with a specific focus on space policy and security. In […]

Alejandro de Fuentes

Magister in International Commerce and Integration, Montevideo University ( Private University ) Doctor in Law (LAYER) and Doctor in Diplomacy;  University of the Republic,  Uruguay. […]

Alex MacDonald

Alex MacDonald is the Program Executive for Emerging Space within the Office of the Chief Technologist at NASA Headquarters. He is recognized as an expert […]

Alexander Degtyarev

General Designer – General Director, Yuzhnoye State Design Office, leading aerospace company in Ukraine. Born on October 31, 1951. Graduated from Leningrad Mechanical Institute, major: […]

Allan D. EMIL

Allan D. Emil (1898 – 1976), a noted US lawyer, philanthropist, patron of the arts and business man, became attracted to aviation when he and […]


Prof. Amalia Ercoli Finzi Recipient of Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal 2012 Prof. Amalia Finzi was born to be a teacher, and a teacher she […]

Amnon Ginati

Amnon Ginati is currently the Head of Telecommunication and Integrated Applications Directorate at the European Space Agency. The directorate is responsible for co-ordinating, shaping and […]

Andrea BOESE

Andrea Boese is Head of Diversity and Equal Opportunities and Chief Diversity Officer at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). After graduating in Nutrition Sciences in […]

Andrea Jaime Albalat

Andrea Jaime Albalat is the current Executive Director of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), an IAF member since 2004, which acts in support of […]

Andrea Jaime Albalat

Andrea Jaime Albalat is a Spanish aerospace engineer, currently based in Munich, Germany. In 2010, Andrea earned her masters in Aerospace Science and Technology, from […]

Andreas Rittweger

In February 2014 Andreas Rittweger was appointed Professor for Space Technology in the University of Bremen’s Faculty of Production Engineering. At the same time he […]

Andrew Ratcliffe

Andrew Ratcliffe is Head of Launch Systems in the Chief Engineers Team at the UK Space Agency. Andrew’s role within the Agency sits within a […]

Andy Lucas

Andy Lucas has held senior management positions in the insurance supply chain.  Following his previous position as Global Strategy Director for Polygon, he set up […]

Anne-Marie MAINGUY

Anne-Marie Mainguy, born in 1941, graduated as a doctor in mathematics for her research on the application of the optimisation method to interplanetary trajectories in […]

Antoine Geissbuhler

Antoine Geissbuhler is a Professor of Medicine, Chairman of the Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics at Geneva University, Director of the Division of eHealth […]


Since April 2009, Ariane Cornell has served as the Executive Director of the Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations Programme on […]

Azzedine Oussedik

Azzedine Oussedik is the General Director of the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL). Dr Oussedik has previously worked as a Director of the National Center of […]

Badri Younes

Badri A. Younes is the Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN).  He is responsible for NASA’s space communications and navigation infrastructure and […]

Barbara J. Ryan

Barbara J. Ryan, is the Secretariat Director of the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Geneva, Switzerland. GEO is comprised of nearly 104 Member […]

Barry Matsumori

Barry Matsumori is currently responsible for all sales and business development at SpaceX, bringing over 25 years of experience in technology and business. Prior to […]

Beatrice Barresi

Beatrice is working at the European Space Agency (ESA) since almost 10 years. At the moment, she works in Business Applications, which is a programme, […]

Bénédicte Escudier

A graduate of SUPAERO (1979), passionate about Aerospace Engineering and Teaching, Bénédicte Escudier has been involved in the development of Space activities at SUPAERO after […]

Bénédicte Escudier

Bénédicte Escudier has been a Professor in the Aerospace French University (or “grande école”) ISAE-SUPAERO in Toulouse for more than thirty years in the field […]


Prof. Dr. Bernd J. HOEFER is Chairman & CEO of A9C Capital WLL (Bahrain), one of the leading technology investment and consulting companies in the […]


Berndt Feuerbacher was born in 1940 in Dresden, Germany. He completed his academic education at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and defended his PhD […]

Bernhard Hufenbach

Bernhard Hufenbach currently acts as head of the ESA strategic planning and outreach office for space exploration. He works since 25 years at ESA in […]

Bill Nye

William Sanford “Bill” Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer. Scientist, comedian, teacher, and author, Bill […]

Brendan Bouffler

Brendan Bouffler has 25 years of experience in the global tech industry creating very large systems in high performance environments. He has been responsible for […]

Brent Sherwood

Brent Sherwood is a space architect with 27 years of professional experience in the space industry. He led human-exploration concept-engineering and program-development teams at Boeing […]

Brienna Henwood

Director of Corporate Business Development at ETC and Director of Space Training and Research at ETC’s The NASTAR Center Brienna Henwood is an accomplished Marine […]

Bruce Chesley

Dr. Bruce Chesley is the Senior Director of Strategy for Space and Missile Systems, a division of Defense, Space & Security at The Boeing Company. […]

Buzz Aldrin

Dr. Buzz Aldrin secured his place in history as a member of the Apollo 11 crew when he became one of the first two men […]

Candace Johnson

Candace Johnson is a global infrastructure, network and innovation expert and entrepreneur.   She is co-initiator of SES/ASTRA and architect of SES Global, one of the […]

Cath Westcott

Cath Westcott joined the BBC (British Broadcasting Company) World Service as a graduate trainee on the BBC Engineering training scheme in the 1980s.  In her […]

Catherine Doldirina

Dr. Catherine Doldirina is a space law expert and an independent consultant on matters related to intellectual property law and space activities, general questions of […]

Charles DRAPER (1901-1987)

In 1922, Charles Stark Draper graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, and became a student at the Massachusetts Institute […]

Charles Elachi

Charles Elachi has been the Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since May, 2001. Professor of Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science at Caltech.  Dr. Elachi […]

Charles F. Bolden

Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., (USMC-Ret.) was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 12th Administrator of the […]

Chiaki Mukai

Dr. Chiaki Mukai is Japan’s first female astronaut, and currently JAXA Senior Advisor and Vice President of the Tokyo University of Science. This year Dr. […]

Chris Ferguson

Christopher J. Ferguson, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former NASA astronaut, became the Director of Crew and Mission Operations in Boeing’s Space Exploration division […]


Chris Welch is Professor of Space Engineering at the International Space University in Strasbourg, France, where he is also Director of Masters Programs. He started […]


Dr Feichtinger took up the post of IAF Executive Director on 1 January 2012. Before moving to the IAF, Feichtinger, who comes from Austria, spent […]

Christian Heipke

Christian Heipke is a professor of photogrammetry and remote sensing at Leibniz Universität Hannover, where he currently leads a group of about 25 researchers. His […]

Christian Lange

Christian Lange has Master degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rostock, Germany and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology, […]

Christian Sallaberger

Dr. Christian Sallaberger brings 30 years of industrial leadership and Canadian and European agency experience in space program development and execution. Christian is an active […]

Christianna Taylor

Dr. Christianna Taylor started Intelligent space earlier this year after attending Singularity University as a Global Impact Challenge winner. There she learned about exponential technology […]

Christina Giannopapa

Dr. Christina Giannopapa is a senior advisor in the Department for Relations with Member States in the Cabinet of the Director General of the European […]

Christoph Zott

Christoph Zott is professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School of the University of Navarra. His current research centers on resource management […]

Christophe Bonnal

Bachelor Degree in 1977 Engineer Preparatory School (Lycée St Louis – Paris) from 1978 to 1980 Engineer degree from Ecole Centrale de Lille – IDN […]

Claire Jolly

Claire Jolly is Head of the OECD Space Forum, in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry. She […]

Clayton Mowry

Clay Mowry has worked for over 25 years in the commercial launch and satellite sectors serving in government, as the leader of an industry trade […]

Constant CHUMA

Constant Chuma is a lecturer and PhD candidate (Geophysics and Remote Sensing) in the Department of Applied Physics at the National University of Science and […]

Dan Snustad

Dr. Dan Snustad is currently the research and development Technical Director of 3M’s Western European Industrial Business laboratories. In this role, he is responsible for […]

Daniel Calleja Crespo

Since 1st February 2012, Mr. Daniel Calleja is Director General of DG Enterprise and Industry. He is the Special Envoy for SMEs. Daniel Calleja was […]

Daniela Genta

Daniela Genta looks back at 20 years of experience in business development and regulatory affairs in the space sector. Daniela is specialized in radio spectrum […]

Danielle Richey

Danielle Richey is a systems engineer and space exploration architect at Lockheed Martin, where she focuses on defining and enabling the future path of human […]

Danielle WOOD

Danielle Wood, PhD, is a post-doctoral researcher within the Space Department of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. In 2012, she completed her PhD […]

Daria Tataj

Dr. Tataj is an expert in collaborative innovation and author. She is a high-level policy advisor to Mr. Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation and […]

David B. Spencer

Dr. David Spencer is a Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University.  His research areas include: spacecraft dynamics and controls, […]


David Kendall was a Vice-President of the International Astronautical Federation and Chairman of the IAF Finance Committee from 2008-2012. He is the Senior Executive Advisor […]

David Parker

David Parker took up duty as Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration (D/HRE) on 1 April 2016. David Parker graduated from the University of […]

Dawoon Jung

Dawoon Jung is a Master’s student of the International Space University. He was born in Seoul, 1978 and has lived in Korea, Hong Kong, the […]

Dengyun YU

Mr. Dengyun Yu is the Deputy Director of the Science & Technology Committee of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and the vice commander […]

Detlef Müller-Wiesners

Dr.-Ing. Detlef Müller-Wiesner (59) has been responsible for the Airbus Group E-Aircraft Program Directorate and external research and technology relations since February 2014. From 2012 […]

Devi R. Gnyawali

Dr. Devi R. Gnyawali is R. B. Pamplin Professor of Management and Director of Graduate Programs at the Department of Management, Pamplin College of Business, […]

Didier Lapierre

Didier Lapierre is in charge of the technology transfer in the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French government agency responsible for shaping and implementing […]

Didier Morançais

Didier Morançais has been working for over 30 years in the space industry, starting his career as a project engineer at ESA in the Netherlands […]

Doris Grosse

Dr. Doris Grosse is an early career research scientist specialising in adaptive optics with the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC) at the Australian National University […]

Dr. Dmitry Payson

Dr. Dmitry Payson is Director, Research and Analysis Center, United Rocket and Space Corp. (URSC) since 2014. His responsibilities include managing and guiding the works […]

Dr. Francisco Javier Mendieta Jiménez

Francisco Javier MENDIETA – JIMENEZ obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the National University of Mexico (UNAM), and his Certificate of […]

Dr. Michael K. Simpson

Dr. Michael K. Simpson is Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation and former President of the International Space University. He has also been President […]

Dr. Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud

A Brief CV: He received his PHD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University, USA. In 1997 he joined KACST as director of the newly […]

Dr. Yasunori Mochizuki

Dr. Yasunori Mochizuki is Vice President of Central Research Laboratories (CRL), NEC Corporation since June, 2011 and is responsible for the management and/or coordination of […]

Edward C. STONE

Dr. Edward C. Stone (born 23 January 1936) is the winner of the IAF World Space Award 2013. Dr Stone is an exceptional leader and […]

Elyka Abello

M.Sc Elyka Abello was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Received her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Central University of Venezuela and her M.Sc from the […]

Eric Wille

Eric Wille has been working as an optical system engineer for the European Space Agency since 2009. He is managing several technology development activities with […]

Fernanda Lins Leal Uchôa de Lima

Born in 1982, Fernanda holds a bachelor’s degree in Cartographic Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a master’s degree […]

Fernando Brum

Senior executive with extensive experience in managing institutions and projects, both in the public and private sectors. Expert in planning, developing and implementing innovative strategies […]

François Rancy

Mr François Rancy was elected Director of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau by the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2010 (PP-10) in Guadalajara, Mexico. He took office on […]

Frank Salzgeber

Mr Frank M. Salzgeber is the Head of the Technology Transfer Programme Office at the European Space Agency (ESA). Prior this post he was the […]

G. Madhavan NAIR

Born in Neyyattinkara, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in 1943, Shri. G. Madhavan Nair graduated in Engineering from Kerala University in 1966. After training at Bhabha Atomic Research […]

Gabriella Arrigo

Gabriella Arrigo, born in 1959, is currently the Head of International Relations at the Italian Space Agency (ASI), where she arrived in 1991. Graduated in […]

Gale Allen

Gale is Deputy Chief Scientist at NASA Headquarters. She began her NASA career at the Kennedy Space Center as Chief of the Materials and Chemistry […]

Geir Hovmork

IAF Honorary Secretary Geir Hovmork is Associate Director General / Director Industry at the Norwegian Space Agency. He is born in 1954, holds a M.Sc […]


Dr. George C. Nield serves as the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation at the Federal Aviation Administration. He has over 30 years of aerospace […]


Gérard Brachet completed an engineering degree at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Aéronautique in 1967 and a MSc in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of […]


Born on 27 October 1944 in Lyon (France), Mr. Gérard BRACHET holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Aéronautique (1967) as well as […]

Gerard Gómez

Received his degree in Mathematics (Universitat de Barcelona) in 1974 and earned his PhD, under the supervision of Prof. Carles Simó, (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) […]

Gerardo Richarte

Gerardo Richarte is co-founder and CTO of Satellogic, a company dedicated to providing high frequency geo-information analytic solutions with its own high-resolution imaging satellites constellation. […]

Gerd Gruppe

Since 1 April 2011, Dr. Gerd Gruppe is Member of the DLR Executive Board, responsible for the German Space Administration. Born in 1952, he grew […]


Recipient of Allan D. Emil Memorial Award 2007 Gerhard Haerendel received the award for his pioneering contributions and achievements in space science during his time […]

Gian Gherardo Calini

Gian Gherardo Calini took up his post as Head of Market Development at the GSA in December 2006. Prior to joining the GSA, he held […]


Recipient of the Allan D. Emil Memorial Award 1978 Glynn Lunney was born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, in November 1936. After receiving his Bachelor of […]

Grega Milcinski

Born in 1980 in Slovenia, he studied Physics and co-founded Cosylab inc. at age 21, a company developing control systems for particle accelerators and large […]


Received her B.Sc. degree in Biological Sciences and M.Sc. degree in Environmental Sciences (both from the Natural Sciences College of the University of Uruguay). Nowadays, […]

Guillermo Salvatierra

Guillermo Salvatierra is the FRONTEC CEO. FRONTEC is the leader satellite applications company in Latin America for agriculture and forestry. In the last farming season FRONTEC […]

Gunter Schreier

Gunter Schreier is deputy director of the German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), as part of the Earth Observation Center (EOC) of the German Aerospace […]

Gustavo Crespi

Gustavo Crespi is a Lead Specialist in the Competitiveness and Innovation Division in the Inter-American Development Bank. He also served as Senior Program Officer at the […]

Gustavo V. Necco

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, graduated in Meteorological Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires, in 1968. He further acquired a D. Sc. (Meteorology) from […]


With an aeronautical engineering degree (University of Aachen, 1961) and masters (University of Wichita, Kansas, 1962), Hans Hoffmann began his career in 1961, as project […]

Harry Cikanek

Harry is the acting Director for the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), the unit of the […]

Hector Fenech

Dr Hector Fenech is the Director of the Future Satellite Systems group at Eutelsat. He is responsible for the system analysis, mission definition and negotiations […]

Idriss Sisaïd

Idriss Sisaïd is a 23 year-old multicultural student, both French and Berber from Morocco. He grew up near Paris, graduated in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering […]

Ingo Baumann

Ingo is founding partner of BHO Legal, a boutique space, IT and procurement law firm based in Cologne, Germany. Ingo´s practice focuses on technology and […]

Irmgard Marboe

Irmgard Marboe is Professor of International Law at the Department of European, International and Comparative Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna. […]

Isao Kotani

Mr. Isao Kotani is a specialist for cooperative relations with JAXA and relevant organizations of US government and industries. Prior to joining Washington DC Office, […]

Jackelynne Silva-Martinez

Jackelynne was born in Cusco, Peru. She earned two bachelor degrees from Rutgers University; one in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and a second one in […]


Jacob Sutherlun is an International Relations Specialist in the International Affairs Division of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Satellite and Information Service(NOAA NESDIS). […]

Jairo Becerra

Mr. Becerra has been involved in the space and the academic sector for over a decade, first through the studies and later in professional work. […]


James Zimmerman was the President of the International Astronautical Federation from 2004-2008. He is President of International Space Services, Inc. a space policy and business […]


Jan Kolar graduated in nuclear physics at the Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague in 1967, where he also received his PhD in space physics […]


Jan Woerner was born in Kassel, Germany in 1954. He studied civil engineering at the Technical University (TU) Berlin and TU Dramstadt, from where he […]

Javier Preciozzi

Javier Preciozzi is co-founder of Digital Sense Technologies, a company specialized on image processing and computer vision. In 2016 he obtained his PhD degree at […]

Jean-Jacques DORDAIN

Jean-Jacques Dordain is ESA’s Director General. He took this office in July 2003. He joined ESA in 1986 as Head of ESA’s Microgravity and Space […]


Born 17 November 1957, Jean-Pascal Le Franc is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris engineering school (1980). He started his career as science […]

Jean-Yves LE GALL

Jean-Yves LE GALL is IAF President. Jean-Yves Le Gall is President of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French space agency, since 2013. In […]

Jean-Yves Le Gall

In April 2013, the French government appointed Jean-Yves Le Gall as President of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French space agency. In this […]

Jennifer Warren

Jennifer A. Warren is Vice President, Technology Policy & Regulation.  In this capacity, she is responsible for leading the development and implementation of corporate domestic […]

Jeroen Rotteveel

Jeroen Rotteveel is one of the founders of ISIS and is the current CEO of the company. His responsibilities include, amongst others, Strategy Business Development […]


Jie Yuan (born in 1965) holds a bachelor degree in aircraft systems engineering from the National University of Defense Technology (1986) and a master degree […]

Joan Vernikos

Dr. Vernikos is leading research to the right path for future Space missions. She first developed a unique device, a human powered centrifuge as the […]

Joerg Kreisel

Joerg is CEO of JKIC and Chairman of iBOSS GmbH, based out of Germany. JKIC – commonly used abbreviation – stands for JOERG KREISEL International […]

John Freisinger

John Freisinger is the President and CEO of Technology Ventures Corporation, a non-profit 501C(3) organization founded to help the federally funded laboratories commercialize their research. […]

John M. Horack

John M. Horack, Ph.D., is the inaugural holder of the Neil Armstrong Chair in Aerospace Policy at The Ohio State University, with tenured, full-professor appointments […]

John M. Logsdon

Dr Logsdon is the founder and currently Professor Emeritus of the Space Policy Institute of George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. He is […]

John Njoroge Kimani

John Njoroge Kimani is the Lead Scientist and the National Coordinator of the Kenya National Space Secretariat, which is the precursor to the Kenya Space […]

John Purvis

John Purvis has been EVP & General Counsel of SES since 2007, based in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. SES is one of the world’s leading satellite operators. […]

Jonathan LUN

Jonathan Lun received a BSc in Mechanical Engineering at Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2006, and a MSc in Mechanical Engineering at the University […]

Joo-Jin LEE

Education  1984~1986 : Johns HopkinsUniversity, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering 1982~1984 : Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA M.A. degree in Mechanical […]

Jörg Feustel-Büechl

Jörg Feustel-Büechl, German, graduated in 1967 in mechanical engineering at the Technical University Munich. He joined the MAN group, where he worked for 19 years […]

Josef Aschbacher

Josef Aschbacher is the Head of Programme Planning and Coordination in the Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes at ESA ESRIN, located in Frascati (near Rome), […]


Julio Aprea has been working for the European Space Agency (ESA) since 2005, over the years he has served in different positions with a specific […]

Julio Cesar Castillo-Urdapileta

Julio Cesar Castillo-Urdapileta obtained his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and his Master degree in Resource Management from the […]

Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl is the Chief Strategy Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA, Headquarters in Paris, France). From 2007 to 2011 he was […]

Karin Nilsdotter

Karin Nilsdotter is the CEO of Spaceport Sweden with a vision of creating a world leading spaceport enabling widespread access to space. Karin is determined […]

Karl H. Doetsch

Dr. Karl Doetsch joined Athena Global as a senior associate in 2004. He was elected Chairman of the Board in 2005. In over 30 years […]

Karsten Geier

Karsten Geier is head of the Cyber Policy Coordination Staff in Germany’s Federal Foreign Office. A career Foreign Service officer, Karsten Geier has held a […]


Kat has worked for Lockheed Martin since 2007 and is currently a Systems Engineer on the Facilities Development and Operations Contract (FDOC). FDOC provides mission […]

Kathryn L. Lueders

Kathryn L. Lueders is the manager of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, which is leading the development and certification efforts of the next United States crew […]

Kathy Laurini

Education: 1982 B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame. Kathy Laurini is a Senior Advisor within the International Space Station (ISS) Program and NASA HQ’s Human […]

Kattia Flores Pozo

Kattia Flores Pozo  has a degree in telecomms engineering. She got interested in satellite technologies, so, pursuing her interest, she got a full scholarship to get […]

Ken Davidian

Dr. Ken Davidian has worked for the FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) in Washington, DC since 2008 and is currently the AST Director […]


Kevin Stube servers as a contractor at the NASA Ames Research Center as the Program Manager for the Exploration Technology Directorate. Kevin sees peaceful exploration […]

Khaled Al Hashmi

Khaled Al Hashmi currently works as Director of Space Missions, Science and Technology at the UAE Space Agency. Spearheading the program management of the UAE […]


Khalid Al Awadhi is the Manager of space services in the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the UAE (TRA), where he is responsible for regulating spectrum […]


Dr Kimberley Clayfield is Executive Manager of Space Sciences and Technology within Australia’s national research organisation, CSIRO (an IAF member since 1986). In this role, […]

Kimiya Komurasaki

Kimiya Komurasaki is a professor at the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, and serving as Editor-in-Chief for […]


Kishor Acharya is a National Point of Contact (NPoC) for the Space Generation Advisory Council in Nepal. He is currently exploring and researching different outreach […]


Kiyoshi Higuchi is former IAF President and former JAXA Vice-President. He took office in April 2010 to provide general oversight and overall coordination of JAXA […]

Konstantin BUSHUYEV

Born in 1914, Konstantin Davidovitch Bushuyev attended an industrial technical school and at the age of 16, began his career as a shop foreman in […]

Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan took his Bachelor of Science with Honours and Master of Science degrees in Physics from Bombay University and received his Doctorate Degree […]

Krystal Wilson

With over 11 years of international and domestic space, public policy, and management experience, Krystal Wilson is the Director of Space Applications Programs at Secure […]


Recipient of Allan D. Emil Memorial Award 2011 Dr. Shiraki pioneered the field of Japan’s manned space activities by leading the development of Japan’s first […]

Kuninori UESUGI

Recipient of Allan D. Emil Memorial Award 2012 Professor Dr Uesugi has dedicated himself for about four decades to research in the fields of systems […]

Kyle Acierno

Kyle Acierno received a BA in International Security and a Masters in Space Sciences from the International Space University. His drive to explore has brought him […]

Lani M. Smith

Ms. Lani M. Smith is the executive director of the Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SMC/SY), Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Air Force Space Command […]

Laszlo Bacsardi

Laszlo Bacsardi obtained M.Sc. degree in computer engineering at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Budapest, Hungary in 2006. He wrote his PhD thesis […]

Lei Fanpei

Dr. LEI Fanpei is the Chairman of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), the President of of Executive Council of Chinese Society of Astronautics […]


Professor Dr. Lesley Jane Smith (born 1956) graduated in law from the University of Edinburgh and qualified as a member of the legal profession (Solicitor) […]

Lionel Baize

Lionel Baize is “Space Exploration Manager” in the “Innovation and Foresight” team at CNES – Toulouse Space Centre. He is member of ISECG Technical Working Group […]

Long Lehao

Long Lehao, Technical expert of launch vehicle, Researcher, Academician of Chinese academy of engineering, the chief designer of launch vehicle series for China Academy of […]

Lu Yu

Prof. Lu Yu is a leading expert in Chinese space industry. He is the director of Science and Technology Committee of China Academy of Launch […]

Luca del Monte

Mr. del Monte is a senior manager at the European Space Agency with strong background in international cooperation, governmental relations and advanced technologies. He has […]

Luis Enrique Salaverría Moreira

Mr. Luis Salaverría is an aeronautical propulsion teacher at Universidad Don Bosco in El Salvador. Additionally, he works as the leader of the Torogoz Sounding […]


Luise Weber-Steinhaus, born 1982, studied history and political science at Glasgow University, Scotland, graduating MA (Hons) in 2006 after secondary schooling in Bremen, Germany (Hermann-Böse […]

Lyle Roberts

Lyle Roberts received his BEng (Hons) in Systems Engineering and a BSc in Physics at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2011. In 2012 he […]


Lyn D. Wigbels is currently a Senior Fellow/Assistant Professor at the Center for Aerospace Policy Research at George Mason University, a Senior Associate at the […]

Lynn Cominsky

Lynn Cominsky is the Chair of the Physics and Astronomy Department at Sonoma State University (SSU) and the founder and director of SSU’s Education and […]

Mahama Ouedraogo

Mahama Ouedraogo holds a PhD in plant breeding from Texas A&M University. He served as acting Director of the Semi-Arid Food Grain Research and Development […]

Manfred Fuchs

Manfred Fuchs was born in 1938 in Latsch, South Tirol, Italy. At the age of 17 he became the youngest pilot in Italy. One year […]

Marc Valès

Marc is playing since almost thirty years with all elements of European launchers family – Ariane 1 to 5, Soyuz and Vega – both in […]

Marcio Barbosa

Born in 1951, Marcio Barbosa holds a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (1972) from the Catholic University of Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a […]

Marek Novák

Marek Novák, 22 years old, is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Radioelectronics and optoelectronics at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He has a […]

Maria Antonietta PERINO

Maria Antonietta Perino holds a degree in nuclear engineering from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. She attended the first Summer Session of the International Space […]

María de las Mercedes Esquivel de Cocca

Academic Formation: Lawyer graduated at the Argentine Catholic University (Buenos Aires, 1973). Specialist in Aeronautical and Space Law, graduated at the National Institute of Air […]

Maria del Lujan Flores

Doctor in Law and Social Sciences. Doctor in Diplomacy. Notary Public. Professor of Public International Law, College of Law – University of Uruguay. Legal Advisor […]


As a participant of the VENESAT-I project, Mariana Maneiro was involved in the program of technology transfer in the conception, assembling and testing of the […]

Mark Rawlins

Mark RAWLINS is Director of Communication System Operations at Eutelsat. He is responsible for ensuring service delivery and customer support for all satellite and managed services commercialised through Eutelsat satellites.   […]

Marten Jurg

Marten Jurg is currently completing a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering at RMIT University Melbourne, and leader of RMIT Space Technology Association (RSTA; a student association), […]

Martin Rodriguez de los Santos

Since 2011 he works for Antel as Data Center Pre-Sales Consultant and business developer. More than seven years of experience in ANTEL, the largest state […]

Mary Snitch

Her 30-year professional career includes ten years at the U.S. Department of State and the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. She joined the private aerospace […]

Matjaz Vidmar

Matjaz Vidmar is a PhD student in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the University of Edinburgh and at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh in Scotland, […]

Max Beaumont

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Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi is the Director General of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency. He obtained a Ph.D. in communications from the […]

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After receiving master degree of space engineering from Kyusyu University, I entered JAXA in 1988. I have been involved in ISS program for 16 years. Since 2006, […]

Naoto Matsuura

Naoto Matsuura is the Director of New Enterprise Promotion Department at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). He is currently responsible for promoting JAXA’s space […]

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Nicolas Peter works at the European Space Agency (ESA) in the Director General’s Cabinet as Exploration Strategy Officer. Prior to joining ESA, he has been […]

Niels Eldering

Mr. Niels Eldering is Technology Transfer Officer at the Technology Transfer Programme Office of the European Space Agency (ESA). Niels was instrumental in the definition […]

Nobu Okada

Mr. Nobu Okada founded ASTROSCALE PTE. LTD. in Singapore in 2013 to address growing threat of space debris by incubating removal technologies while arousing a […]

Norbert Frischauf

Norbert Frischauf has studied Technical Physics at the Technical University in Vienna and Electrical Engineering at the Technical University in Graz (Austria). Following his specialization […]

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Norilmi Amilia Ismail is a lecturer in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She was graduated in Aerospace Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2004. After two […]

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Professor Oleg Alifanov was born in 1941 in Moscow. A scientist, lecturer and organiser of education and research in the field of aerospace science and […]

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Dr. Oleg Ventskovsky, Director of the Brussels-based European Representation of the leading Ukrainian space company – State Enterprise “Yuzhnoye Design Office” since 2001. He was […]


Ms. Olga S. Stelmakh is a Senior Legal Adviser to the Parliament of Ukraine and a Legal Counsel at the International Center for Space Law. […]

Olga Volynskaya

Olga Volynskaya is Chief International Law Counsel of the State Space Corporation “Roscosmos” (Russia). Permanent member of the Russian delegation to the UN COPUOS, its […]

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Paul Hardisty

Dr Paul Hardisty commenced as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Marine Science on 24 July 2017.  An honours graduate in Geological engineering […]

Paul Jaffe

Dr. Paul Jaffe has over 22 years of experience in spacecraft integration and electronics development for dozens of space missions, and has been the principal […]

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Paul Welsh is the vice president of the Commercial Space Operations Center (ComSpOC) at Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI). He is responsible for the development and […]

Peter Jankowitsch

Dr. Peter Jankowitsch was Permanent Representative to the United Nations (New York), the OECD and ESA in the Austrian Foreign Service and a member of […]

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Pierre Rochus

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Pouyan Azari emigrated from Iran to Germany at the age of 19. A year later he started with his studies at the University of Wuerzburg. His […]

Prof. Alessandro Golkar

Prof. Alessandro Golkar is Associate Director of Skoltech’s Space Center and Assistant Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech). He holds a […]

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe SCHROGL

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl is the Chief Strategy Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA, Headquarters in Paris, France). From 2007 to 2011 he was […]

Prof. G. Scott Hubbard

Prof. G. Scott Hubbard has been engaged in space R&D for more than 40 years – including 20 years with NASA that culminated in the […]

Prof. Jonathan I. Lunine

Lunine is a planetary scientist and astrophysicist who is an interdisciplinary scientist on the Cassini mission to Saturn and James Webb Space Telescope, co-investigator on […]

Prof. Walter Peeters

Prof. Walter Peeters President, International Space University (ISU) Strasbourg, France Career:  Initial management positions in construction and petrochemical industry.  Joined the European Space Agency (ESA) in 1983 […]

Rachel Villain

Rachel Villain has earned a favorable reputation in the space sector internationally, having advised a wide range of public and private sector stakeholders, growing her […]

Raul Kulichevsky

Current Position: Deputy Executive and Technical Director of the Argentine NATIONAL SPACE ACTIVITIES COMISSION (CONAE) Degrees: Aeronautical Engineer – National University of La Plata Magister […]


Ray O. Johnson, a global executive focused on business, innovation, and diversity, is the Senior Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. […]

Reuben Jikeme Umunna

Reuben Jikeme Umunna is a Senior Engineer with National Space Research And Development Agency (NASRDA), Nigeria. In 2009 he was among the Engineers and Scientists […]

Richard L. “Dick“ Kline

Dick Kline received his BSME from Yale University and MSME from Princeton University. He joined Grumman Aerospace in June 1956 in the Thermodynamics Department. He […]

Robert Briskman

Mr. Briskman received his Bachelor of Science degree from Princeton University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. He […]

Robert Chambers

Rob Chambers has been with Lockheed Martin since 1993 and has worked on a variety of Space Systems Company programs including Earth remote sensing satellites, […]

Robert Feierbach

Robert Feierbach is vice president of commercial markets for Space Infrastructure Services. In this role, he is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with commercial […]

Roberto Battiston

Roberto Battiston is the President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and a member of CEPR, the governmental committee advising the Minister of Research and Universities. He […]

Robie I. Samanta Roy, Ph.D.

Robie I. Samanta Roy is vice president of Technology Strategy and Innovation at Lockheed Martin. Dr. Samanta Roy’s primary responsibilities include: 1) developing and providing […]

Robin Geiss

Robin Geiß is Professor of International Law and Security at the University of Glasgow. A former Legal Adviser of the International Committee of the Red […]

Roger Hsu

Mr. Roger Hsu comes originally from China. He is leading the Netherlands subsidiary of the China HEAD Aerospace group, in charge of Satellite Application Development. […]

Ronnie Nader Bello

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Space Operations Director for the Ecuadorian Space Agency. Mission Commander for the Project DAEDALUS missions. Mission Commander for the Microgravity world record mission […]

Rui Li

Dr. Rui Li joined the space community in 2009, as an employee of Beijing Institute of Control Engineering (BICE), which is part of China Academy […]

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Mr. S.Somanath, since June 2015, is the Director of the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC), the lead centre of ISRO responsible for the design and realization of […]

Salem Al Marri

Salem Humaid Al Marri is the Assistant Director General for Scientific and Technical Affairs, he assumed this position in 2012 and his role is centered […]

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Sanat Kumar Biswas is a PhD student in School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunication at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). His research interest […]

Scott Fouse

Scott Fouse leads more than 500 scientists and engineers who advance space science programs and related R&D. Most of his staff works in Palo Alto. […]

Scott Larson

Scott Larson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder As CEO of UrtheCast, Scott works with a talented team of engineers, developers, and professionals to provide the […]

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Born on the 17th of August, 1960 in the ancient town of Abejukolo in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State, Seidu Onailo (S.O) Mohammed […]

Seishiro KIBE

Dr. Kibe is a Senior Advisor of International Relations and Research Dept. of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).   He received the B.S. degree of […]

Sergey Krikalev

Sergey Krikalev was born on 27th August 1958 in Leningrad (St. Petersbourg), USSR. Graduated from leningrad Mechanical Institute (now Baltic State Technical University) as engineer […]


Born in 1965 in Perm, Russia, Sergey Saveliev graduated as radioelectronic systems engineer from the Moscow Aviation Institute in 1989. He began his career as […]


Sergii Kuzkov was born on May 4, 1984 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He is a lead engineer at the Laboratory for Laser Observations of the Main […]


Ali Nasseri recently completed a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher Fellowship at ISI Foundation along with a PhD from the Politecnico di Torino, where he […]

Shahida Barick

Shahida has a solid background in spacecraft operations, from military and commercial communications satellites through to the Galileo Programme. She was the youngest and only […]

Shen Lin

Prof. Shen Lin is a Deputy Chief Researcher of R&D Center of CALT , and is a Principal Expert in system design of CALT. He […]

Sias Mostert

Dr. Sias Mostert is the Managing Director of Space Commercial Services Holdings (Pty) Ltd and has been an active member of the space industry in […]

Sias Mostert 

Dr. Sias Mostert is Chairman of SCS Aerospace Group (Space Commercial Services Holdings) and has been an active member of the space industry in South Africa […]

Silvia Ciccarelli

Silvia Ciccarelli is Italian Delegate to the ESA Human Spaceflight, Microgravity and Exploration Programme Board. She works in the “Strategies and Industrial Policy” Unit at […]

Simon Gray

I am the Vice President of Humanitarian Affairs for Eutelsat and am I have been elected by the other 8 fleets to coordinate the charter […]

Simonetta Di Pippo

Simonetta Di Pippo is the Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.  Her experience includes serving as Director of the Observation of […]


Sohrob Mottaghi was born in 1982 in Alabama, United States of America. He completed his Mechanical Engineering at Islamic Azad University (IAU)-Tehran Central Branch (Iran) […]

Stanislav Konyukhov

1937-06-12 – 2011-04-03 An outstanding scientist and designer in the field of space rocket engineering. A General Designer – General Director of Yuzhnoye SDO in 1991-2010. […]

Stephanie Wan

Stephanie Wan is a Systems Analyst at Overlook Systems Technologies Inc., providing support to NASA’s Space Communication and Navigation (SCaN) Office in Washington, DC. Her […]

Stuart Minchin

Dr. Stuart Minchin is currently the Chief of the Environmental Geoscience Division of Geoscience Australia. The Environmental Geoscience Division (~200 staff) includes the National Earth […]

Takayuki Kawai

Takayuki Kawai is Counsellor of the New Enterprise Promotion Department of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), which has missions to promote the transfer of space […]


Tanja Masson-Zwaan is Deputy Director of the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden University. She has specialised in the field of air […]


Tetsuo Yasaka was elected IAF Vice President during the Glasgow International Astronautical Congress in 2008. He is a founding member of the QPS Institute in […]

Thorsten Rudolph

Thorsten Rudolph is CEO of the Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (Application Centre for Satellite Navigation). Under the leadership of Mr. Rudolph, the AZO has gained a […]

Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty

Dr Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Waterloo, Canada, looking at the intersection of policy and […]

Timothy Cichan

Timothy Cichan is the Space Exploration Architect at Lockheed Martin, where he leads a multi-disciplinary team of engineers who figure out how to help astronauts […]

Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson is Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at Orbital ATK’s Space Systems Group. Mr. Wilson also holds the title of President of Space Logistics […]

Tony Azzarelli

Tony Azzarelli, serves as OneWeb’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, responsible for spectrum, licensing activities and market access. He has more than 25 year experience […]


Dr Tracie Prater is a materials and processes engineer at United Launch Alliance. She obtained her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University in 2012, […]

Trong Thu VU

Inspired by black and white pictures of the planet Mars sent back from the Pathfinder ‘97 mission, then high school Thu was quickly captivated with […]

U.R. Rao

Professor U R Rao is an internationally renowned space scientist who has made original contributions to the development of space technology in India and its […]

Ukaegbu Kingsley Ogochukwu

Ukaegbu Kingsley Ogochukwu (born 11 September 1990). Currently a final year student of the Department Environmental Technology at Federal University of Technology Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. […]

Uli Fricke

Uli Fricke is one of Triangle’s founders. She focuses on internet and media-related software companies. In addition to her work at Triangle, Uli served as […]

V. Koteswara RAO

Mr. V. Koteswara Rao, born on 01 November 1952, holds a Master degree (M. Tech) in Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialisation in Instrumentation and Control Systems […]


Dr. V.S. Hegde, born in 1952, has a Post Graduate Degree in Applied Geology and Doctorate Degree in Environmental Science. He has been with Indian […]

Valanathan Munsami

Dr. Valanathan Munsami was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) on 3 January 2017. Dr Munsami has […]

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Dr Vladimir Kopal was Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law, West Bohemian University in Pilsen, Czech Republic. As a delegate of his […]

Wang Xiji

Professor Wang Xiji has devoted his academic and professional career to the promotion ofinto China’s space industry for over 65 years. Hegraduated from southwest combined […]

Wei Chuanfeng

Professor WEI Chuanfeng is now serving as the deputy Chief Director of Tiangong-2 Space Laboratory. He was an assistant Chief Designer of Chinese space laboratory […]

Wei-Yu Louis Feng

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William A. LaPlante

Dr. William A. LaPlante is Senior Vice President and General Manager for MITRE National Security Sector (MNS). MNS includes two of MITRE’s federally funded research […]

Xia Guohong

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Xingrui MA

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Xu Yansong

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Yang Baohua

Mr.Yang Baohua now acts as the Vice President of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), Vice President of Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA), Deputy […]

Yang Hong

Professor YANG Hong, academician of International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), is now serving as the Chief Designer of Chinese Space Station. He was deputy Chief […]

Yasuyuki Ito

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Yunus Emre Arslantas

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Yuri Koptev

Having graduated from The Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 1965, Y. N. Koptev worked at different enterprises of the rocket-space industry at the Ministry […]

Yusuke Muraki

Yusuke Muraki is an engineer of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). After working in the International Space Station (ISS) program In JAXA for seven years, […]

Yusuke Muraki

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Zhang Rongquiao

Chief engineer of Lunar Exploration and Space Engineering Center of China National Space Administration, Deputy Director of China Lunar Exploration Program (Chang’e Mission), Chief Designer […]

Zonglin Jiang

Prof. Zonglin Jiang received his PhD degree from Peking University, and has been a leading professor of the Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences […]


Zorana Dancuo is a PhD student of the Aerospace Department at the University of Belgrade in Serbia. She was born in Belgrade in 1984, and […]


Since the beginning of this year, Zubin has been working as a researcher at the Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC) in Barcelona, Spain, as […]

Andreas Veispak

Andreas Veispak, an Estonian, started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers working on and leading numerous projects across different sectors of the economy in fields related to […]

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