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  International Astronautical Federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is based in Paris.
It is linked with the International Academy of Astronautics and the International Institute of Space Law with whom the IAF organises the annual International Astronautical Congresses.
Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, three prestigious awards are given out: the Allan D. Emil Memorial Award, the Franck J. Malina Astronautics Medal and the Luigi G. Napolitano Award.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/International_Astronautical_Federation   (244 words)

  
 AN INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE DETECTION OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL INTELLIGENCE
In a paper read by this author at the 1987 Congress.of the International Astronautical Federation in Brighton, England, Goodman proposed a draft agreement providing guidance on both the handling of the detection and the development of a reply [8].
The International Astronautical Federation and the International Astronomical Union should be informed of this initiative, and should be invited to endorse the agreement, which would then be opened for signature.
Should credible evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence be discovered, the parties will establish an international committee of scientists and other experts to serve as a focal point for continuing analysis of all observational evidence collected in the aftermath of a confirmed discovery, and also provide advice on the release of information to the public.
www.setv.org /online_mss/michaud92.html   (2406 words)

  
 The International Astronautical Congress
The International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is an event held annually under the wing of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).
IAF members include 162 members in aerospace professional and trade associations, national space agencies, and industrial firms in 45 countries.
Scientific and technical papers are solicited for 26 symposia organised through the IAF, the IAA (International Academy of Astronautics) and the IISL (International Institute of Space Law).
www.airhighways.com /iac.htm   (240 words)

  
 OSETI I: Appendix - The SETI Protocols
Over the last two years it has been endorsed by the Committee on Space Research, by Commission 51 of the International Astronomical Union, by the members of Commission J of the Union Radio Scientifique Internationale, and by the International Astronautical Federation.
The SETI Committee of the International Academy of Astronautics, in coordination with Commission 51 of the International Astronomical Union, will conduct a continuing review of procedures for the detection of extraterrestrial intelligence and the subsequent handling of the data.
Should credible evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence be discovered, an international committee of scientists and other experts should be established to serve as a focal point for continuing analysis of all observational evidence collected in the aftermath of the discovery, and also to provide advice on the release of information to the public.
www.coseti.org /spieap01.htm   (860 words)

  
 IAF factsheet
The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is an international non-governmental and non-profit organisation.
The IAF is governed by a General Assembly and administered by the Bureau with the assistance of a Secretariat located in Paris.
The Constitution of the IAF is the reference document for the functioning of the Federation.
www.iafastro.com /index.php?id=151   (509 words)

  
 Indian Gains in International Astronautical Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dr K Kasturirangan, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and former Chairman, ISRO was honoured with the prestigious international award of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) - the Allan D Emil Memorial Award for 2004.
Also Dr K Kasturirangan, was elected as the Vice President of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and he will steer the Scientific Activities of the international academy for the coming years.
Yet another gain for India was the decision of the IAF to accept the proposal of ISRO to host the 58th IAC to be held in 2007 in India.
www.isro.org /pressrelease/Oct22_2003.htm   (166 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL LAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
International private law focuses on private organizational transactions and non-governmental contracts and associations, including everything from Aramco's relationship with its subsidiaries to the non-profit International Astronautical Federation and its Institute of Space Law.
Even the federal government of the United States is supra-national in a sense: recall the reluctance of the citizens of one "sovereign" colony or state to be governed by a President from another "sovereign" colony or state.
Just humanitatis is the law of and for humanity‹it is not international law, which now governs international relations, but rather the law of the human race as a whole, the fourth political dimension of humanity.
vesuvius.jsc.nasa.gov /er/seh/law.html   (4954 words)

  
 Animal Support and Production
IAF PAPER 90-522, International Astronautical Congress, 41st, Dresden, Federal Republic of Germany, Oct. 6- 12, 1990.
IAF Paper 93-159, International Astronautical Congress, 44th, Graz, Austria, Oct. 16-22, 1993.
IAF Paper 93-160, International Astronautical Congress, 44th, Graz, Austria, Oct. 16-22, 1993.
www-cyanosite.bio.purdue.edu /nscort/biblio/animalbiblio.html   (4681 words)

  
 Waste Management and Resource Recovery
International Astronautical Federation, International Astronautical Congress, 23rd, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 8-15, 1972.
International Astronautical Federation, International Astronautical Congress, 24th, Baku, Azerbaidzhan SSR, Oct. 7- 13, 1973.
IAF PAPER 89-574, International Astronautical Congress, 40th, Malaga, Spain, Oct. 7-13, 1989.
www-cyanosite.bio.purdue.edu /nscort/biblio/wastebiblio.html   (8725 words)

  
 ESA Portal - Life in Space - New directions for the International Astronautical Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The IAF Bureau also decided to enhance the internet services the Federation provides to its 160 members in 45 countries and to consider new initiatives that promote the interests of space industry.
This 56th International Astronautical Congress – a joint undertaking of the IAF, the IAA and the IISL – will include nine plenary events, three highlight lectures, and 112 technical sessions containing more than 950 papers/presentations on space activities around the world.
The IAF’s International Program Committee, co-chaired by Professors Tetsuo Yasaka and José Dorado, also selected 200 papers for presentation in poster sessions during the Congress.
www.esrin.esa.it /export/esaCP/SEMZ21SMD6E_Life_0.html   (338 words)

  
 John Junkins Receives Astronautical Federation Award
John L. Junkins, a distinguished professor of aerospace engineering, is the 1999 recipient of the Frank J. Malina Medal from the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).
Junkins was presented the medal at the 50th IAF Congress in Amsterdam Oct. 4-8.
Given annually to one educator who has made outstanding contributions to space education, the Malina Medal is the highest international honor recognizing academic contributions to aerospace sciences.
www.tamu.edu /univrel/aggiedaily/news/stories/99/101399-6.html   (66 words)

  
 ESA - Education - New head for the International Astronautical Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1989 Philippe became active in the International Aeronautical Federation (IAF) and from 2000 to 2004 he was chairman of the Space Education and Outreach Committee.
He is also a full member of the International Academy of Astronautics and Chairman of the Space Commission of the French Aeroclub.
The IAF has more than 160 member organisations, including the major space agencies, space industries, universities and professional societies.
www.esrin.esa.it /export/esaED/SEMY4Y4Y3EE_index_2.html   (387 words)

  
 IndiaPost. Next Astronautical Congress in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The three major organisers are the International Astronautical Federation, the International Academy of Astronautics and the International Institute of Space Law.
Thiruvananthapuram, is the co-chairman of the international congress committee and chairman of the national planning committee.
He said India hosting the event was significant on three counts: the year marked the 50th anniversary of the launching of Sputnik; it was the 40th year of signing of the International Space Treaty in the UN on the use of outer space for peaceful purposes; it was the 50th International Geophysical Year.
www.indiapost.com /members/story.php?story_id=5776   (320 words)

  
 International Institute of Space Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) was founded by the International Astronautical Federation in 1960.
Since 1958, the IISL has held annual colloquia on space law, the proceedings of which are published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
While a component of the IAF, the IISL is authorized to function autonomously in accordance with its Statutes.
www.iafastro-iisl.com /main.htm   (98 words)

  
 SPI BIOS
He is an elected member of the International Academy of Astronautics and the Board of Trustees of the International Space University, and Chair of the Advisory Council of the Planetary Society.
He is a former Chairman of the Committee on Science and Public Policy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Education Committee of the International Astronautical Federation.
"International Earth Observations Data Policy: Challenges and Opportunties," Presented at the Annual Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Turin, Italy, Oct. 5-10, 1997.
www.gwu.edu /~spi/bios.html   (1201 words)

  
 ESA at the International Astronautical Congress in Vancouver
ESA at the International Astronautical Congress in Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada, hosts the 55th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) from 4 to 8 October this year.
The Congress is being organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) together with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and the International Institute of Space law (IISL).
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2004-09/potn-eat092404.php   (315 words)

  
 ESA - Education - Higher Education - ESA Student Participation Programme for the International Astronautical Congress
ESA's Student Participation Programme for the International Astronautical Congress began in 1999 and is now well established as an annual programme.
In 2006, the International Astronautical Congress will be held from 2-6 October in Valencia, Spain.
In line with the Congress theme, ESA is working with the IAF and local organisers to plan special events around the time of the Congress, which will 'bring space closer to people'.
www.esa.int /esaED/SEMHCQ59CLE_highereducation_0.html   (558 words)

  
 United Nations/international Astronautical Federation Workshop on "Space: An Integral Part of Sustainable ...
The Workshop is being conducted as part of the 1999 activities of the Space Applications Programme of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, which is mandated to promote the awareness of advanced technologies and the development of new systems in developing countries.
Participants will be encouraged to share their experiences and to examine opportunities for increased regional and international cooperation among developing countries or between developing and industrialized countries.
In the past, contacts established between participants have resulted in a number of initiatives and activities strengthening the role of space technology applications for improving the quality of life in developing countries.
www.unis.unvienna.org /unis/pressrels/1999/os212.html   (524 words)

  
 Peter Glaser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glaser was President of the International Solar Energy Society (1968-69), and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Solar Energy (1971-1984).
He is a fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science and the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a member of the International Academy of Astronautics.
In 1993 the International Astronautical Federation established the Peter Glaser Plenary Lecture to be given at the Annual Congresses.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Glaser   (389 words)

  
 Orbital Debris
Space Debris 1999: Proceedings of the Space Debris Sessions from a Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, held in conjunction with the 50th International Astronautical Federation Congress, Oct 4-8, 1999, The Netherlands.
Space Debris 2000: Proceedings of the Space Debris Sessions from a Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics held in conjunction with the 51st International Astronautical Federation Congress, October 2-6, 2000, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Space Debris 2001: Proceedings of the Space Debris Sessions from a Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics held in conjunction with the 52nd International Astronautical Federation Congress, October 1-5, 2001, Toulouse, France.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/hqlibrary/pathfinders/debris.htm   (1289 words)

  
 ESA - Education - Higher Education - International Astronautical Congress
ESA sponsorship allows a significant number of European students to participate in the International Astronautical Congress, which takes place in October each year.
Successful applicants have the opportunity to present their own paper, learn about new developments and meet top researchers and industry professionals in their field.
They can also interact with students from all over the world in the International Student Zone, a collaboration between ESA, NASA, JAXA and CSA.
www.esa.int /esaED/SEMCE52A6BD_highereducation_0.html   (97 words)

  
 IAF home page
MetOp, first in the series of operational meteorological satellites in polar orbit, was successfully launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on 19 October 2006.
The International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2006) has just finished in Valencia, Spain.
The 58th International Astronautical Congress will take place in Hyderabad between 24 and 28 September 2007.
www.iafastro.com   (102 words)

  
 ESA Science & Technology: Mars Express team leaders launch on to conference circuit
Mars Express - ESA's approach to the implementation of a small mission will be the subject of Schmidt's talk to the International Astronautical Federation's (IAF) 50th Anniversary Congress* in Amsterdam next week.
"The IAF congress is the forum where the international community of space engineers exchanges views and experience about how to optimise missions and coordinate data exchange, orbits and standards," says Schmidt.
IAF 50th Anniversary Congress, 4-8 October 1999, Rai Conference Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
sci.esa.int /science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=13329   (477 words)

  
 G. E. Mueller Papers (Library of Congress)
During his tenure as president, the academy established independence from its parent organization, the International Astronautical Federation, and Mueller continued his lifetime goal of fostering international cooperation in the exploration of the solar system.
International Astronautical Federation Aug. 1965-Sept. 1967 (2 folders) Box 77 Nov. 1967-Dec. 1969 (3 folders) International programs, 1969 Interplanetary Monitoring Platform satellite See Container 73, Explorer XVIII satellite Interviews See Containers 79-80, Meeting notes and transcriptions John F.
International Astronautical Federation Awards, 1983 Beichel, Rudi, et al., "A Direction for Advanced Launch Vehicles," 1985 "Buenos Aires Declaration on the XII Tables of the Rights of Mankind," 1989 Bureau 1984 (3 folders) Box 287 1985-1990 (9 folders) Box 288 1991-1995, n.d.
www.loc.gov /rr/mss/text/mueller.html   (11367 words)

  
 Aeronautical and Astronautical Events of July-September 1961
George J. Feldman, consultant to the House Committee on Science and Astronautics, outlined several areas of international space law that urgently require solution, including sovereignty in space, liability for damage from spacecraft, conflicts of interest arising from space experiments, sovereignty claims on celestial bodies, and the international allocation of satellite radio frequencies.
November 13-22: International Meteorological Satellite Workshop held in Washington, D.C., attended by weathermen from 28 nations, sponsored by NASA and the U.S. Weather Bureau to apply Tiros-acquired data to practical day-to-day weather prognosis.
The U.S. proposals were: acknowledge that international law and U.N. Charter extend to outer space; establish central registry for all space launchings and satellites; and share all information from weather satellites.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/Timeline/1961-4.html   (10712 words)

  
 :: Department of International Legal Affairs ::
Cooperation Agreement between the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States for the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission and the International Astronautical Federation.
Memorandum of Understanding between the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Institute of Diplomacy for the Establishment of Guidelines on Mutual Cooperation on Activities Related to the Washington, D.C., University Model General Assembly of the Organization of American States.
Cooperation Agreement between the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States through the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development and the International Council for Open and Distance Education.
www.oas.org /DIL/AgreeAlpha-I.htm   (1570 words)

  
 SPACE /-^-\ CWEB.NL :: Bekijk onderwerp - New directions for the International Astronautical Federatio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A call for proposals for the 2008 Congress will be released on the IAF web site (www.iafastro.org) in early April.
During a related meeting in Paris last week more than 300 participants in the IAF's International Program Committee finalized plans for the next International Astronautical Congress which will be held in Fukuoka, Japan from 16 to 21 October 2005.
This 56th International Astronautical Congress - a joint undertaking of the IAF, the IAA and the IISL - will include nine plenary events, three highlight lectures, and 112 technical sessions containing more than 950 papers/presentations on space activities around the world.
space.cweb.nl /forum/viewtopic.php?t=103   (393 words)

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