International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
Fédération internationale d'astronautique
1951-09 London UK
Founded Sep 1951, London (UK), at 1st International Astronautical Congress, by scientists from the field of space research in an attempt to re-establish dialogue, post World War II, that was deteriorating between rival superpowers during the Cold War. Constitution adopted 1952, Stuttgart (Germany FR). Constitution modified: 1956, Rome (Italy); 1961, Washington DC (USA); 1974, Amsterdam (Netherlands); 1988, Bangalore (India); 2014, Toronto (Canada). Former title in Spanish and German: Federación Astronautica Internacional -- Internationaler Astronautischer Föderation. Registered in accordance with French law.
Foster dialogue between scientists around the world and support international cooperation in all space-related activities.
Events2022-09-18 | Paris, France – Annual Congress
2021-10-25 | United Arab Emirates – Annual Congress
2021-06-14 | St Petersburg, Russia – Global Space Exploration Conference
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General Assembly (annual, at International Astronautical Congress); Bureau; Steering Committee; Administrative and Technical Committees; International Programme Committee.
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