2014 International Astronautical Congress - Toronto - September 29 - October 3

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On this page you will find our stories and news releases from the Congress as we post them.



ExoMars Observes Mars

ExoMars captured its first images of Mars this week as part of its preparations for arriving at the Red Planet in October.

Video: Heads of Agencies Plenary at the 65th International Astronautical Congress

Video: Heads of Agencies Plenary at the 65th International Astronautical Congress Video in Story

The International Astronautical Federation has released the video of the Heads of Agencies Plenary from the 2014 International Astronautical Congress recently held in Toronto.


Visual Highlights From the 65th International Astronautical Congress

Visual Highlights From the 65th International Astronautical Congress Video in Story

Visual Highlights from the 65th International Astronautical Congress held in Toronto between September 29th through October 3rd, 2014.


International Astronautical Congress Opens with Fanfare But Russia and China Have Visa Issues

International Astronautical Congress Opens with Fanfare But Russia and China Have Visa Issues

Delegates from around the world were treated to Canadiana during the opening ceremonies of the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto. Highlights included a love story on ice, a cross country taste of Canadian music including fiddlers from Nova Scotia and First Nations from British Columbia and of course an appearance by former Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield who galvanized the world with his social media presence during his stay aboard the International Space Station.


Marc Garneau to Deliver Peter Glaser Lecture at the International Astronautical Congress

Marc Garneau to Deliver Peter Glaser Lecture at the International Astronautical Congress

Marc Garneau, Canada's first astronaut in space and former President of the Canadian Space Agency and current Liberal Member of Parliament for Westmount-Ville-Marie was announced this evening as a speaker at the 65th International Astronautical Congress taking place this week in Toronto.


International Astronautical Federation September 2014 Newsletter

International Astronautical Federation September 2014 Newsletter

The International Astronautical Federation has released its September newsletter on the eve of the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto. Included in the newsletter is an interview with the President of the Canadian Space Agency, General Walter Natynczyk and congress developments.


65th International Astronautical Congress Mobile App Now Available for Download

65th International Astronautical Congress Mobile App Now Available for Download

The 65th International Astronautical Congress mobile app is now available for download for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices.


2014 International Astronautical Congress Update - Wednesday, 24 September 2014

2014 International Astronautical Congress Update - Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Canadian Space Agency astronauts and Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques have been announced as the co-hosts of the opening ceremony.


2014 International Astronautical Congress Update - Friday, 19 September 2014

2014 International Astronautical Congress Update - Friday, 19 September 2014

We're ten days away from the official opening of the 2014 International Astronautical Congress being held in Toronto, Canada. However pre-congress events start in six days with the 13th Annual Space Generation Congress kicking things off.


2014 International Astronautical Congress Heads of Agencies Panelists Confirmed

2014 International Astronautical Congress Heads of Agencies Panelists Confirmed

This years International Astronautical Congress, the 65th, will be held in Toronto, Canada between September 29th through October 3rd. Today with the program being finalized we can now confirm the panelists for the Heads of Agencies plenary.