The 74th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the most important annual space event in the world, opened in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on Monday, October 2nd. This event gets together leading actors from across the aerospace industry, joined by a large crowd of world expert specialists in the field of space and space enthusiasts to attend several thematic conferences and meetings that are scheduled to take place until October 6.
IAC 2023 Baku will pass the baton to IAC 2024 Milan for the next European edition. The event, the 75th congress since its inception, will be organized, as is customary, by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and hosted by the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA), the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Leonardo company. The IAC 2024 Milan will mark the 5th time that the Congress will be celebrated in Italy. Milan will be the world’s space capital for a week after Rome in 1956 and 1981, Turin in 1997 and Naples in 2012. We’ll see you all in Milan from October 14 to 18, 2024.
The congress' first day on AsiTV
- Director of International Affairs at the Italian Space Agency, Gabriella Arrigo, with the newly appointed UNOOSA Director, Aarti Holla Maini
- ASI President Teodoro Valente attends the IAF General Assembly
- ASI President Teodoro Valente interviewed by Mishaal Ashemimry at the panel 'One to one with global space leaders'
- ASI President, Teodoro Valente, and ASI Director of International Affairs, Gabriella Arrigo, attend a meeting with the United Arab Emirates Space Agency
- Roberto Formaro, ASI Program Director attends a meeting with NASA JPL
- ASI President Teodoro Valente with representatives of the Israeli Space Agency
- Representatives of the signatories of the Artemis Accords
- ASI delegation meets with representatives of JAXA
- ASI delegation meets with representatives of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU)
- ASI delegation meets with representatives of the Saudi Space Agency
- ASI President Teodoro Valente and HSC President Ioannis Daglis sign an agreement for peaceful cooperation
- ASI delegation meets with representatives of the Australian Space Agency
- ASI president meets with ISRO delegation
- ASI delegation meets with CNSA representatives
- ASI delegation meets with James Free, NASA Exploration Mission Directorate Administrator
- ASI delegation meets with Samaddin Asadov, Azercosmos chairman
- ASI President Teodoro Valente speaks at the event promoting IAC 2024 in Milan. Credit: IAC 2024
- ASI delegation meets with Aarti Holla-Maini, UNOOSA director
- ASI delegation meets with representatives of the Korean Aerospace Research Institute
- ASI delegation meets with Voyager Space representatives and Clay Mowry, Voyager Space Chief Revenue Officer and IAF president
- ASI President Teodoro Valente and Marco Antonio Chamon, Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) president