4 October 1957 the launch of Sputnik-1 marked the beginning of the Space Era of mankind.
To commemorate the event Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI) holds the International Forum “Sputnik: 60 Years Along the Path of Discoveries”,
which would examine the evolution of our ideas about the Earth, Solar system, other stars, galaxies, and the Universe over the recent six decades.
The main fields and issues of modern space research will be covered in the talks, given by prominent experts in the field of space science.
Lunch, free time. At 15:30 doors are open for State Kremlin Palace guests
State Kremlin Palace
October 5-6, 2017 - International Symposium «Studies of the Moon, planets and small bodies of the Solar system with spacecraft» V.P. Glushko Cosmonautics and Rocket Technology Museum, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, St. Petersburg Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg
October 7, 2017, 12:00-15:00 - Door Open Day
Sergey Pulinets. Is it possible to make an earthquake forecast from space?
Sergey Bulat. Searching for "extraterrestrial" life in Vostok underglacial lake and beneath the Antarctic ice sheet
Space Research Institute, Profsoyuznaya 84/32, Moscow
The programm succeeds the ideas of International Forum “Space: Science and Challenges of the XXI Century” dedicated to the 50th anniversary of space era (1-5 October 2007).
The conferences and sessions held by 8 participating organizations encompassed main branches of modern space science.
Two books were published:
Scientific sessions at IKI are held in the conference hall (1st floor) and will have parallel translation.
Address: 84/32 Profsoyuznaya Str, Moscow, Russia, Entrance 4.
Entrance to IKI on Oct.3-4 is free with on-site registration (please, take your valid ID).
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