Beginning on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the Eighth Annual Ilan Ramon International Space Conference will be held in Israel, but you can watch it live here on Universe Today. The conference runs from Jan. 29-31, starting at 06:30 GMT (1:30 am EST, 10:30 pm PST on starting on January 28.)
The conference honors the memory of the crew of the STS-107 Mission and in particular, the first Israeli astronaut, Ilan Ramon.
Fourteen different leaders of various space agencies around the world will speak at the conference, including NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden. The conference will cover such topics as making spaceflight safer, and determining a global vision and future plans for continued space exploration.
The feed will be broadcast in English with, with several English lectures and simultaneous translation for Hebrew talks.
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The conference program can be found here.
The event is organized by the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology, the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies and the Israeli Space Agency (ISA).
Universe Today thanks journalist Avi Blizovsky and Hayadan, the Science in Israel website for providing us with the live feed.
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2 Replies to “Watch Live from Israel: 8th Annual International Ilan Ramon Space Conference”
thank you for this article and link
I have to point out the delicious irony that one the towns where bits of Columbia fell was Palestine, Texas. Justice of the poetic kind.
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