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IAA Torino Conference 2019

International Academy of Astronautics
11th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration
Moon, Mars and Beyond: Becoming an Interplanetary Civilization
June 17-19, 2019

Torino, Italy


Preliminary program is available (pdf format version).


The International Academy of Astronautics is foste ring global cooperation in Human and Robotics Space Exploration since more than 5 decades. The International Space Station program is expected to be completed by 2024 and there is no global program agreed for Human Space Flight. The goals of this new Symposium are to present the final results of IAA activties related to programs beyond Low Earth Orbit, starting from the Moon Village vision. The Moon Village is considered by many as the logic step for humans beyond LEO and a stepping stone for Mars exploration and interplanetary journeys.
The aim is to promote an exchange of ideas and experiences, within the Space community, discussing the activties presented and proposing new concrete global space exploration activities involving established and emerging space agencies and industries.
Special effort will be devoted to involve young professionals and new space start-up compagnie related to exploration acting as a forum for fostering new intiatives
Papers related to Technology, Science, Programmatics, Economics, Ethical and Cultural aspects of exploration will be accepted.


Registration is now open. To register, please visit the registration webpage at:

Fees* Registration and Payment 
within May 28th,2019  
(Early Bird)
Registration and Payment 
after May 28th,2019
DELEGATE€ 450,00€ 530,00
STUDENT€ 150,00€ 230,00
RETIRED€ 200,00€ 280,00
SOCIAL DINNER €   40,00€   40,00

*Fees are VAT included.

The registration fee covers, both for full and for Students: conference materials, attendance to all Sessions, buffet lunches, coffee-breaks.

Students must provide proof of their full-time undergraduate or postgraduate student status at the registration. Please send an email to the Organising Secretariat attaching a copy of your Student ID ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


Politecnico di Torino – Lingotto Campus
Via Nizza, 230


A new three-days International Symposium on the future of Space Exploration will be organized by the International Academy of Astronautics and Politecnico di Torino. The symposium will be held in Torino, on 17-19 June 2019.



Propulsion and power generation
Mission and trajectory design
Atitude dynamics
Navigation, guidance and control
Very deep space telecommunications
Sensors, detectors and lens systems
Precursor interstellar missions
Nanotechnology and robotics
Innovative concepts
Regenerative life support systems
ISRU systems
Planetary protection


Scientific objectives and payload requirements
Present outgoing scientific missions
Biosignatures from space
Medical problems of very long-range spaceflight
Planetary environments


Cooperation schemes and roadmaps
Reporting of the ongoing IAA Study Groups
Role of the ISS in space exploration


Motivations and human aspects
Policy and international cooperation
Ideas from science fiction to technology


Funding aspects and economic sustainability
Space mineral resources
Space resources exploitation


Ethical aspects of long-range exploration
From exploration to colonization
Ethical aspects of terraforming
Robot ethics
Adaptation of humans to new environments
Experience of 10 Years of ISS permanent activity


Multicultural aspects of human space exploration
Outreach aspects of Space Exploration
Access to space for emerging countries


Les Johnson      Giuseppe Reibaldi


Catharine Conley
Bernhard Hufenbach
Greg Matloff
Suzan McKenna-Lawlor
Maria Antonietta Perino
Yury Razoumny
Andrea Sommariva
Antonio Viviani
Giancarlo Genta
Jan Kolar
Les Johnson
Yoshinari Minami
Sundaram Ramakrishnan
Giuseppe Reibaldi
Yuichi Tsuda
Yang Yuguang


Sabrina Corpino
Nicole Viola
Giancarlo Genta


pdf print version of the Call for Papers 

Abstracts must be written in English on a single A4 page with the title, author's name affiliation and complete address. All intended papers will be examined by the Scientific Committee.

Abstracts must be e-mailed to:         This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Submission of abstract                   April 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance                April 29, 2019
Submission of camera-ready text     May 31, 2019

Official language of Symposium is English.

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