21-25 October 2019, Washington, United States of America
The power of the past, the promise of the future
Presented by The International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the 70th annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) was hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – AIAA in Washington D.C., United States from 21 – 25 October 2019. An intense week during which all space players gathered to discuss the advancement and progress of space in its various features; in particular this year, the IAC commemorated “one giant leap for mankind”: the 50th anniversary of a feat once thought impossible: humans walking on the moon, and celebrated the international accomplishments and partnerships that have become the hallmarks of space exploration.
IAC 2019 involved everyone, offering a rich programme of Plenaries, Highlight Lectures, Technical lectures as well as a Global Networking Forum and many social events abundant in networking opportunities.