International Astronautical Congress 2017

International Astronautical Congress 2017

The 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is coming to Adelaide on 25-29 September with a huge program featuring plenary sessions and highlight lectures from everyone from Elon Musk to Bill Nye to Heads of major space agencies.


The IAC has been held every year since 1950 and is the world’s largest annual gathering of space professionals. Australia’s Science Channel is proud to be an official media partner of the 68th International Astronautical Congress 2017.


This page features all our event coverage from the 2017 event – from news and announcements in the lead-up to footage of our daily live videos, Space After Five, as well as articles from our guest contributors, and our special Elon’s Mars Plans: Live Expert Analysis discussion!


For more stories about space, check out our Space channel.


Videos

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Flavia Tata Nardini on women in engineering
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Flavia Tata Nardini on the future of the internet
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Sailing Through Space with Bill Nye
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New Space Tech with Andrea Boyd
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Kelly Meets the Mars Curiosity Rover
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Bill Nye on Science, Girls, and Saving the World!
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Who Decides the Law in Space?
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Elon Musk's Mars Plan: Expert Analysis
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SPACE AF - Thursday
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My Time in Space
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IAC TV Daily Broadcast - Wednesday
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SPACE AF - Wednesday
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IAC TV Daily broadcast - Tuesday
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SPACE AF - Tuesday
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IAC TV daily broadcast - Monday
01:00:41
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SPACE AF - Monday

Articles

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From the outback to orbit: Why doesn't Australia celebrate its achievements in space?
6 minutes
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WRESAT: When Australia beat the world to space
13 minutes
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Canberra scientists launch their first satellite into space
3 minutes
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Australia’s History and Future in Space
4 minutes
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Eyes On The Ground Help the View From Space
5 minutes
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Lockheed Martin's plans for Mars Base Camp
1 minute
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Flying High at the IAC
2 minutes
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From Space Yoga to Catching Rockets - Adventures at IAC
3 minutes
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Koalas, Korea and Kareers
3 minutes
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Oz Space Agency Means Homegrown Jobs
4 minutes
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A Space Archaeologist's Vision for the Future
3 minutes
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Doing Space the Aussie Way
3 minutes
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Experts Have Their Say on Australian Space Agency
9 minutes
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IAC2017 and a Busy Day Zero
3 minutes
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Good News Kids, You're Going to Space
2 minutes
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Space Exploration, the Next Generation (livestream September 29)
1 minute
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Aussie Tech to Go on Show in Adelaide
3 minutes
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From Sydney to Mars
2 minutes
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International Astronautical Congress are Go! An Insider's View
3 minutes
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Here's Everything We're Planning for World's Largest Space Conference
5 minutes
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Meet Our IAC 2017 Contributors
4 minutes
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WRESAT - Australia's First Satellite
5 minutes
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Elon Musk, Bill Nye, Space VIPs to Converge At Space Event in Adelaide
3 minutes

Space

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From the outback to orbit: Why doesn't Australia celebrate its achievements in space?
6 minutes
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WRESAT: When Australia beat the world to space
13 minutes
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Canberra scientists launch their first satellite into space
3 minutes
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Australia’s History and Future in Space
4 minutes
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Eyes On The Ground Help the View From Space
5 minutes
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Lockheed Martin's plans for Mars Base Camp
1 minute
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From Space Yoga to Catching Rockets - Adventures at IAC
3 minutes
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Koalas, Korea and Kareers
3 minutes
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A Space Archaeologist's Vision for the Future
3 minutes
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Doing Space the Aussie Way
3 minutes
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Experts Have Their Say on Australian Space Agency
9 minutes
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IAC2017 and a Busy Day Zero
3 minutes
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Space Exploration, the Next Generation (livestream September 29)
1 minute
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From Sydney to Mars
2 minutes
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WRESAT - Australia's First Satellite
5 minutes
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Flavia Tata Nardini on women in engineering
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Flavia Tata Nardini on the future of the internet
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Sailing Through Space with Bill Nye
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New Space Tech with Andrea Boyd
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Kelly Meets the Mars Curiosity Rover
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Who Decides the Law in Space?
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Elon Musk's Mars Plan: Expert Analysis
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SPACE AF - Thursday
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My Time in Space
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IAC TV Daily Broadcast - Wednesday
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SPACE AF - Wednesday
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IAC TV Daily broadcast - Tuesday
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SPACE AF - Tuesday
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IAC TV daily broadcast - Monday
01:00:41
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SPACE AF - Monday

News / Events

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Flying High at the IAC
2 minutes
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Aussie Tech to Go on Show in Adelaide
3 minutes
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International Astronautical Congress are Go! An Insider's View
3 minutes
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Here's Everything We're Planning for World's Largest Space Conference
5 minutes
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Meet Our IAC 2017 Contributors
4 minutes
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Elon Musk, Bill Nye, Space VIPs to Converge At Space Event in Adelaide
3 minutes

Ultimate Careers

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Oz Space Agency Means Homegrown Jobs
4 minutes
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Good News Kids, You're Going to Space
2 minutes

Culture

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Bill Nye on Science, Girls, and Saving the World!