About the IAA event

6-th International IAA Symposium on SPACE FLIGHT SAFETY

September 24 – 27


Saint Petersburg

Russian Federation

The Sixth Space Flights Safety symposium — the international action consolidating the international efforts on safety of space flights at new technological and technological level

Symposium language
English, Russian
The St. Petersburg «Special Materials Corp» meeting-hall (St. Petersburg, Sampsonievsky pr. 28a)
Hall of educational exhibition complex «Cosmonautics and Rocket Technology Museum»
(Saint-Petersburg, Ioannovskiy ravelin, Peter and Paul Fortress)
Proposed topics
Moon Station Safety
Protection of Space structures from space debris collisions and micrometeoroids
Fire safety of Space vehicles
Safety at launch and during splashdown
Propulsion systems
Radiation hazards and safety
Supercomputer predictive modeling for ensuring Space program safety

September 24
Arrival of the participants
September 25
Cultural event – tour to the Hermitage
10.00 - 16.00 Museum of Fine and Decorative Arts
September 26
10.00 - 11.30 Plenary lectures
12.00 - 12.15 Midday shot (Naryshkin bastion of the Petropavlovskaya Fortress)
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch break
13.30 - 17.00 Plenary lectures
17.30 Summarise the first day
September 27
10.00 - 12.45 Section
12.45 - 13.15 Lunch break
13.30 - 17.00 Section
17.00 Summarise the symposium results
September 28
Departure of the participants
Symposium time limit
Lectures at plenary session - up to 30 minutes
Presentations at section meetings - 15 minutes max
26th of September — plenary symposium meeting in the hall of
educational exhibition complex «Cosmonautics and Rocket Technology
(Saint-Petersburg, Ioannovskiy ravelin, Peter and Paul Fortress)

27th of September — Scientific and Production Enterprise «Special
Materials Corp» (St. Petersburg, Sampsonievsky pr. 28a), meeting hall.

During the Symposium 10 technical lectures were delivered. Timing for the lectures: totally 30 min, including 20 min oral presentation, 5 min questions and answers, 5 min discussion. 24 oral presentation 15 min + 5 min questions and answers were delivered by young scientists: Ph.D. students and young professionals.
The first day of the Symposium was a cultural event – a group visit to the Hermitage museum. During this visit participants of the Symposium had opportunity of getting acquainted with each other and having informal discussions.
On the second day of Symposium all participants watched the midday volley of two guns at Peter and Paul Fortress. The Plenary speakers Mikhail Marov and Nickolay Smirnov were given the honor by the city authorities to fire from the cannon thus announcing midday.
International Academy of Astronautics