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    IAC-15 — 66th International Astronautical Congress

    E4. 49th IAA HISTORY OF ASTRONAUTICS SYMPOSIUM

    History of space science, technology & development, rocketry, personal memoirs. The entire spectrum of space history, at least 25 years old, is covered, as well as history of rocketry and astronautics in Israel.

    Coordinator

    A. Ingemar Skoog
    Germany

    Philippe Jung
    Association Aéronautique & Astronautique de France (3AF)France

    Christophe Rothmund
    Airbus Safran LaunchersFrance

    Tal Inbar
    The Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic StudiesIsrael

    E4.1. Memoirs & organisational histories

    Autobiographical & biographical memoirs of individuals who have made original contributions to the development & application of astronautics & rocketry. History of government, industrial, academic & professional societies & organisations long engaged in astronautical endeavours.

    Co-Chair

    Marsha Freeman
    21st Century Science & TechnologyUnited States

    Niklas Reinke
    Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)Germany

    Rapporteur

    Theo Pirard
    Space Information CenterBelgium

    Hervé Moulin

    E4.2. Scientific & technical histories

    Historical summaries of rocket & space programs, and the corresponding technical & scientific achievements.

    Co-Chair

    Kerrie Dougherty
    Australia

    Christophe Rothmund
    Airbus Safran LaunchersFrance

    Rapporteur

    William Jones
    United States

    Paivi Jukola
    Aalto UniversityFinland

    E4.3. History of Israeli contribution to astronautics

    Special session with invited & proposed speakers. Origin (technical & political aspects) of the space activities & programs of Israel.

    Co-Chair

    Otfrid Liepack
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion LaboratoryUnited States

    Tal Inbar
    The Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic StudiesIsrael

    Rapporteur

    John Harlow
    Aerojet RocketdyneUnited Kingdom

    Charles Lundquist
    University of Alabama in HuntsvilleUnited States