Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Top-Level Space Agency Heads Gather
The gathering of space agency heads gathered recently at Cape Town, South Africa for the 2011 IAC: Heads of Agency Plenary of the 62nd International Astronautical Congress. Over 2,000 senior executives of the world's space agencies along with space lawyers, academics, researchers, industry and commerce executives, students and young professionals are in attendance from around the globe.
Russia's Federal Space Agency head Vladimir Popovkin confirmed that the next manned flight will leave for the ISS on November 14, 2011 after the freezing of launches after cargo ship's crash to Earth in August, 2011.