Abstracts due on this Call for Papers by mid-March.
Full details on the IAA website here.
A Summit Follow-on Symposium
July 03-05, 2013 Turin, Italy
The 8th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration: Towards the Stars, will take place in Turin, Italy, 03-05 July 2013.
You are invited to attend and to submit an abstract.
Papers are solicited in the following areas:
Propulsion systems Power generation
Navigation, guidance and control
Very deep space telecommunications
Sensors, detectors and lens systems
Precursor interstellar missions
Nanotechnology and robotics
Scientific objectives and payload requirements
Present outgoing scientific missions
Biosignatures from space
Medical problems of very long range spaceflight
Reporting of the ongoing IAA Study Groups
Motivations and human aspects
Policy and international cooperation
Ideas from science fiction to technology
Space mineral resources
Space resources exploitation
Ethical aspects of long range exploration
From exploration to colonization
Ethical aspects of terraforming
Adaptation of humans to new environments
Multicultural aspects of human space exploration
Outreach aspects of Space Exploration
The Call for Papers and instructions for preparing and submitting an abstract are found at