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The new IAF vicepresident

Czech astronautics earned another extraordinary success. Director of the Czech Space Office, Jan Kolar, became a vice-president of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF). During his two-years at IAF he will focus on topics related to small countries and finance.

CSO on IAC in Naples

The 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) will begin 1st October in Naples, Italy. The results of Czech space activities will be presented at the congress by the Czech Space Office that have its own exposure.

CSO in brief

Czech Space Office is a nonprofit organization that since its inception in 2003 seeking to develop space activities in the Czech Republic. Our main aim is to provide the largest and most effective involvement of Czech research, development and industrial institutions in international space projects.

17 new ESA projects

The European Space Agency recommended 17 out of 63 Czech projects, in the frame of the 2nd call of the Czech Industry Incentive Scheme (CIIS). Companies, research institutions and universities from the Czech Republic will join research projects from space research and applications development.

Director of CSO got an award

The director of Czech Space Office doc. Ing. Jan Kolář, PhD. yesterday received an award for lifetime contribution to Czech space from the Subcommittee of the Economic Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic. He was the only winner in astronautics, the other winners were from the field of aviation.

100 days till IAC Congress

Current topics of climate change and the use of space technology for environmental monitoring will be few of the main topics of the forthcoming International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which after more than 30 years will take place in Prague at the end of September and which will welcome over 2000 world top scientists. The largest national space agencies like NASA, JAXA and Roskosmos will be also present at the event.

16 new projects for ESA

ESA has recommended the implementation of 16 projects from the 54 under the Incentive Scheme for Czech workplaces. Czech companies, research institutions and universities will participate in research projects in the area of ​​the ground segment, Earth observation, navigation and especially technological solutions with wider use.

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