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    Title

    History of Middle Eastern Contribution to Astronautics and Astronomy

    Description

    Technical session with invited & proposed speakers. Origin (technical & political, science and social aspects) of the space activities & programs in the Middle East. This will include the entire spectrum of space history, at least 25 years old.

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Mr. Karlheinz Rohrwild, Hermann-Oberth-Raumfahrt Museum e.V., Germany;

    • Co-Chair: Dr. Otfrid G. Liepack, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States;

    • Rapporteur: Ms. Kerrie Dougherty, Australia;

    • Rapporteur: Prof. Radu Rugescu, Association Dedicated to Development in Astronautics (A.D.D.A), Romania;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    The origin of the Astronaut Program in Israel

    Mr. Tal Inbar

    The Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies

    Israel

    2

    TAUVEX - the story of an Israeli space telescope that stayed on the ground

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Tal Inbar

    The Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies

    Israel

    3

    Aerospace and Astronomy Advances by the Middle East

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. William E. Mayville

    BLUECUBE Aerospace

    United States

    4

    Impacts of the Astrolabe: A discussion of scientific discoveries supported by the astrolabe and the astronomers that used them during the Islamic Golden Age

    10

    withdrawn

    Mr. Ryan Wall

    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

    United States

    5

    Space Heritage of Middle East during Reconnaissance Period

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Sachin Maruti Shet

    R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru

    India