18 October 2015 News

ROOM at the 66th International Astronautical Congress in Israel

The congress was held from October 12 to October 16 in Jerusalem, Israel.

The editorial meeting included ROOM editor-in-chief Igor Ashurbeyli, retired cosmonaut and former Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of UN COPUOS Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, Director of the Harwell Oxford Space Cluster Barbara Ghinelli, Head of ESA’s Technology Transfer Programme Office Frank Salzgeber, Director of the Science and Technology Policy Institute Mark J. Lewis, Professor of Astronautics at the International Space University Christopher Welch, and Aerospace International Research Center’s Director Lena De Winne.

Igor Ashurbeyli, IAC 2015, Jerusalem Igor Ashurbeyli, IAC 2015, Jerusalem

Also at the IAC, the ROOM team was excited to meet with McGill’s Professor Ram Jakhu, Associate Director at the Centre for Research of Air and Space Law and one of our featured authors in our latest print edition.

Ram Jakhu and Lena De Winne with the latest print edition of ROOM, IAC 2015, Jerusalem. Ram Jakhu and Lena De Winne with the latest print edition of ROOM, IAC 2015, Jerusalem.

ROOM, which debuted its first print edition in July of 2014, continues to develop in its role as a diverse, international discussion platform. We view our participation at the IAC this year as yet another important step on the journey of broadening our collective horizons and helping promote dialogue within the global space community.

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