IAF News


4 April 2019

GLEC 2019 Seminar on the Next Generation’s view on Space for Emerging Countries

28 March 2019

The IAF still at the Forefront on its Mission of Connecting @ll Space People 

8 March 2019

Technology and Skills Development at GLEC 2019

26 February 2019

Financial Models and Resourcing at GLEC 2019

27 December 2018

GLEC 2019 – Registration open

12 November 2018

Save the Date: 70th International Astronautical Congress – IAC

5 October 2018

IAC 2018 – The IAC of All Records

7 September 2018

IAC 2018 – High-Tech Entanglement: How the Diverse Global Space Industry and Other High-tech Sectors are Becoming More Entwined and Interdependent

30 August 2018

IAC 2018 Host Plenary How to live and work on ISS, Moon and Mars

23 August 2018

IAC 2018 Associated Events

16 August 2018

IAC 2018: Greenhouse Gas Measurements from Space – Challenges, Success, and Plans for the Future

9 August 2018

IAC 2018: The Game Changers – for a Joint Future in Space

2 August 2018

IAC 2018 Highlight Lectures: From Artificial Intelligence to Orbital Economy

12 July 2018

The Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries – GLEC 2019

25 June 2018

IAC 2018: SMALL SATS – Involving Everyone Through Their Applications

23 May 2018

Space Applications, the Solution to Overcome Today’s and Tomorrow’s Challenges

22 May 2018

Space Applications: a Topic of Utmost Importance for Current and Future Space Endeavours

11 May 2018

The GLAC 2018 High-Level Panel on Space Applications for Socio-Economic Growth

9 May 2018

The Preservation of Natural Resources through Space at GLAC 2018

30 April 2018

Space for More Effective Agriculture and Maritime at GLAC 2018

26 April 2018

Space for Integrated Risk Management at GLAC 2018

29 March 2018

IAF Spring Meetings 2018

15 March 2018

IAC 2019 Contract Signature

12 March 2018

Record-breaking Number of Abstract Submissions received for IAC2018 in Bremen

13 February 2018

ISF Nairobi Press release: Space Science and Academia for Sustainable Development in Africa

10 November 2017

IAC 2017 Press articles (online and offline)

29 September 2017

Fostering Diversity around the world, The IAC success story by the IAF

24 September 2017

IAF President, Jean-Yves Le Gall Highlights the Main IAC 2017 Events

22 September 2017

IAC 2017 Press Kit 

IAC 2017 Press Conferences

7 September 2017

IAC 2017 Heads Of Agencies 

31 August 2017

IAC 2017 Dives into Space Industry’s Economic and Social Impact, and Space Traffic Management

24 August 2017

Innovative Methods for Assured and Secure Access to Space Resources at IAC 2017

17 August 2017

IAC 2017 – The Great Barrier Reef: Assessing its Health from Space

10 August 2017

IAC 2017 Global Networking Forum

3 August 2017

From On-Orbit Satellite Servicing to Big Space: Data Driving Sustainable Development at IAC 2017

20 July 2017

Flight by Light with Bill Nye at IAC 2017

15 June 2017

GLEX 2017 – Media Report

8 June 2017

GLEX 2017 – Space Exploration – A Common Goal

7 June 2017

GLEX 2017 – Mars – Moon: How Do We Get There?

6 June 2017

GLEX 2017 – Will Space Exploration lead us to a Global Space Agency?

3 May 2017

GLEX 2017 – A Triumph of Keynote Lectures to delve into Space Exploration

28 April 2017

GLEX 2017 – Technical Programme

19 April 2017

GLEX 2017 – Exclusive Technical Site Visits

13 April 2017

GLEX 2017 – High-Level Plenary Sessions

21 December 2016

Save the Date – International Astronautical Congress – IAC 2017

Save The Date IAC20179 December 2016

Save the Date – Global Space Exploration Conference – GLEX 2017

19 September 2016

IAC 2016 Live Webcast of all Plenaries Available

IAC 2016 Press Kit

15 September 2016

Mars Base Camp

13 September 2016

How Space Agencies will Contribute to the Implementation and Follow-up of the Paris Agreement during COP 21

7 September 2016

How can Space Intensify and Foster Diversity?

1 September 2016

The Orbital Debris Environment In The Light Of Planned Mega-Constellation Deployments at IAC 2016

26 August 2016

ESA Director General Jan Woerner meets the Press at IAC 2016

19 August 2016

Elon Musk to Speak at IAC 2016

8 August 2016

Next Generation Space Leaders to meet at IAC 2016

4 August 2016

An Experts’ View on Mars Sample Return at IAC 2016

28 July 2016

Heads of Space Agencies to Convene for IAC 2016 in Guadalajara

21 July 2016

IAC 2016 will Recognize Achievements!

11 July 2016

IAC 2016 Associated Events

4 July 2016

Let’s Get Ready for IAC 2016!

8 June 2016

GLIS 2016: A New Era of Connectivity through Space

31 May 2016

The ITU and Its Impact on Space Activities at GLIS 2016

13 May 2016

SpaceUp GLIS 2016

9 May 2016

GLIS 2016 – Big Data Plenary


26 April 2016

Invitation to the Global Conference on Space and the Information Society

23 March 2016

IAF & Diversity: Connecting ALL Space People


11 December 2015

67th International Astronautical Congress #IAC2016 Save The Date

4 December 2015

Global Conference on Space and the Information Society – #GLIS2016 Save The Date


27 November 2015

IAC 2015 Storify Journals 

16 October 2015

IAF General Assembly Decisions at IAC 2015


5 October 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) Press Kit

30 September 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) PR Marillyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin Corporation at IAC 2015


24 September 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) PR Heads of Space Agencies at the IAC 2015


10 September 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) PR First International Space Camp at IAC 2015

3 September 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015)  PR Orion and NASA’s Mission to Mars at IAC 2015

26 August 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015)  PR First Historical RendezVous. Rosetta Experts at the IAC 2015

25 August 2015

IAF at MAKS 2015

20 August 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015)  International Court of Justice Judges to Attend IAC 2015


5 August 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015)  Famed Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin to Attend World’s Largest Space Conference in Jerusalem

28 July 2015

International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015)  IAC 2015: Save the Date


25 June 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) GLIC 2015: One of the Best Discussions Ever Started! PR 3rd Day

24 June 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) GLIC 2015: the best time in history to become a Space Entrepreneur! PR 2nd Day

23 June 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) PR First Day at GLIC 2015: Innovation!

02 June 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) Let’s talk about entrepreneurial innovation at the CTO Conversation during GLIC 2015, Munich

21 May 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) Participate in the coolest Unconference ‘SPACE UP’ GLIC Munich!

05 May 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) GLIC 2015 to discover the major influencing dimensions of entrepreneurship and innovation!

28 April 2015

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) Save the Date


GNF Unlocking the Mysteries of our Solar System: Recent Developments from the Dawn, Hayabusa and Rosetta Missions


04 December 2014

IAF Young Space Leader (YSL) Programme and Emerging Space Leaders (ESL) Grants 2015 Call for nominations and applications now open.

06 November 2014

Global Space Innovation Conference (GLIC 2015) To be held 23 – 25 June 2015 in Munich, Germany.

30 September 2014

IAC 2014 opens in Toronto, Canada  The IAC opened on Monday 29 September with over 3000 participants registered and a series of events involving industry leaders and heads of space agencies.

10 June 2014

Top News from the IAF’s Global Space Applications Conference (GLAC) GLAC took place from 2 – 4 June 2014, and featured top-level industry, agency and academic panels in addition to a diverse technical programme.

19 March 2014

IAF and HESpace sign new agreement to widen IAC access The IAF and HE Space Children’s Foundation that will provide two new Emerging Space Leader (ESL) grants to attend the IAC.

15 January 2014

The IAF becomes a Participating Organisation of GEO The IAF is pleased to announce its membership of the GEO, which was officially accepted at the Plenary Session in Geneva today.

20 September 2013

IAC 2013 begins next week The 64th International Astronautical Congress, 23 – 27 September 2013, takes place in Beijing, China.

30 August 2013

Dr Edward C. Stone announced as winner of the first IAF World Space Award Mr Kiyoshi Higuchi, President of the IAF, is pleased to announce the result of the 2013 IAF World Space Award. This inaugural award will be presented to Dr Edward C. Stone, at the opening ceremony of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Beijing.

30 October 2012

New IAF Bureau elected during 2012 IAF General Assembly Members of the 2012-2014 IAF Bureau were elected during the 2012 IAF General Assembly, gathered at the 63rd International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy.

2 October 2012

IAC 2012 opens in Italy with record attendance The 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Naples, Italy, got underway on Monday, 1 October 2012 with a record delegate attendance of almost 3,000 people.

14 September 2012

Return of IAF space-flown flags to the Federation gathers a full audience at ILA 2012 Today, a fascinated audience saw 300 IAF flags travelled through space 444 days change hands between taikonaut Wang LIU, whom they accompanied aboard Shenzhou-9’s space exploration in June this year, Ping WU, Deputy Director General of the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA), and IAF President Berndt Feuerbacher at the 2012 ILA Berlin Air Show.

11 September 2012

IAF to receive back 300 unique space-flown flags at ILA 2012 The International Astronautical Federation will receive back 300 IAF 60th anniversary flags, the only object on Earth to have flown aboard spacecraft belonging to all nations with an active human spaceflight programme, at a ceremony at this year’s ILA Berlin Air Show in Germany.

27 May 2012

IAF and AIAA Conclude Successful Global Space Exploration Conference First of its Kind Forum Brought Together World Space Leaders for Frank Dialogue on the Future of Space Exploration

16 May 2012

22nd UN/IAF Workshop Held During This Year’s International Astronautical Congress “Space Technologies Applied to the Needs of Humanity: Experience from Cases in the Mediterranean Area” discussed at the UN/IAF Workshop to be held from 28 to 30 September 2012 in Naples, Italy, in conjunction with the 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

17 April 2012

IAF and AIAA to Host the Global Space Exploration Conference in Washington, D.C. Heads of Space Agencies and space experts from around the world will discuss future space exploration initiatives at the Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX)

5 March 2012

Media Invitation Space Update Lectures Return to IAF Spring Meeting