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November 20-26, 2017 / Vol 36, No 47 / Hawai`i Island, USA

17 Nov 2017, 19:57 UTC
November 20-26, 2017 / Vol 36, No 47 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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IAA / China Advance International Collaboration on Space Technology and Humans in Space

The Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) are co-organizing the 7th International Conference on Space Technology Innovation November 23-24 in Shanghai on the theme of how advanced space technology benefits society. Space professionals will focus on satellite technology, space applications, commercialization, and international cooperation and policies through plenary, technical sessions and technical visits. On Nov 27-30 IAA is also hosting 21st IAA Humans in Space Symposium in Shenzhen, China with CNSA, CSA, Beijing Institute of Technology, Space Institute of Southern China and others. The ISS and Tiangong-2 are currently providing the only platforms for Humans in Space, with Russia supplying the only human-rated launch vehicles for ISS. This Symposium will focus on advancements in human life support systems, sharing research results and developing future collaborations. Its co-chairs are Secretary General of CNSA Tian Yulong, Chief Commander and Designer of China Manned Space Engineering Astronaut System Chen Shanguang, Director of Greece IASI Aeromedical Centre Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli, Petra Rettberg of DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine, and Vice President of Beijing Institute of Technology Changlu Zhao. (Image Credit: IAA, CNSA, RCSSTEAP, IASI, DLR, NASA)

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