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    Title

    Water from Space: Societal, Educational and Cultural Aspects

    Description

    This is a joint session between the IAF Space Education and Outreach Committee and the IAA Commission VI and co-sponsored by ITACCUS. This joint inter-disciplinary session will explore the societal and cultural contexts of water as they are related to space. Possible topics include: political and economic issues; how the crises affecting oceans impact society; how the discoveries of water on the Moon and Mars impact both the human condition on Earth and human space exploration; the way the arts, popular culture and entertainment engage with cultural issues related to water, remote sensing co-ordination and public access; educational programmes relating to water from space and water in space, etc.

    Date

    2010-09-29

    Time

    11:45

    Room

    Club D

    IPC members
    • Chairman: Mrs. Annick Bureaud, Leonardo/Olats, France;

    • Chairman: Ms. Bee Thakore, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), United Kingdom;

    • Chairman: Ms. Lyn Wigbels, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, United States;

    • Rapporteur: Mr. Adrian Meyer, Space School Africa, South Africa;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    Water in space exploration: Influence and benefits for social projects on earth

    20

    confirmed

    Dr. Jan Walter Schroeder

    Germany

    2

    Looking for Mars in the Northern Atlantic

    20

    Ms. Lucy Hg

    United States

    3

    Water from space: art as a powerful bridge between fantasy and fact

    10

    confirmed

    Ms. Elinor Nina Czegledy Nagy

    Leonardo Electronic Almanach

    Canada

    4

    LAUNCH:Water -- Accelerating Innovation for a Sustainable Future.

    20

    confirmed

    Ms. Beth Beck

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

    United States

    5

    water deal

    15

    confirmed

    Dr. Helene von Oldenburg

    Germany