International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)
Académie internationale d'astronautique
Academia Internacional de Astronautica
Internationale Astronautische Akademie
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1960-08-16 Stockholm Sweden
16 Aug 1960, Stockholm (Sweden), during 11th International Astronautical Congress by Theodore Von Karman. Statutes most recently revised: 1998.
Foster development of astronautics for peaceful purposes; recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves in a related branch of science or technology; provide a programme through which members may contribute to international endeavours and cooperation in the advancement of aerospace science; cooperate with national academies of sciences or engineering.
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General Meeting (every 2 years). Board of Trustees (meets twice a year), consisting of President Past-President 4 Vice-Presidents, and 28 Trustees, 7 from each of 4 Sections: Basic Sciences, Engineering Sciences; Life Sciences; Social Sciences.
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