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ISS: Its Challenges and Rewards - 30th Planetray Congress

ISS: Its Challenges and Rewards - 30th Planetray Congress

The International Space Station – Its Challenges and Rewards

Tuesday 17th October from 14h00 to 15h30

Hosted by John-David and Christian Feichtinger from The International Astronautical Federation (IAF).

This session will address the challenges posed by the International Space Station, specifically its maintenance over long periods of time. What are the new interests one finds in this perpetual challenge? Astronauts, engineers and scientists will attempt to answer this question.

With the participation of :

  • Alexander Nitsch, ISS Increment Manager (ESA), “Sending Supplies to the ISS”
  • Jeffrey Williams, Astronaut (NASA), “Receiving Supplies at ISS”
  • Hervé Cottin, Professor (Université Paris-Est Créteil),  “Researching Astrobiology on ISS”
  • Kathleen Rubins, Astronaut (NASA), “Sequencing DNA on ISS”