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Watch Live from Israel: 8th Annual International Ilan Ramon Space Conference

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.

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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Nancy Atkinson

Nancy has been with Universe Today since 2004, and has published over 6,000 articles on space exploration, astronomy, science and technology. She is the author of two books: "Eight Years to the Moon: the History of the Apollo Missions," (2019) which shares the stories of 60 engineers and scientists who worked behind the scenes to make landing on the Moon possible; and "Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos" (2016) tells the stories of those who work on NASA's robotic missions to explore the Solar System and beyond. Follow Nancy on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Nancy_A and and Instagram at and https://www.instagram.com/nancyatkinson_ut/

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