In the lead up to the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington D.C, we are delighted to announce Nelly has been named as a Vice-Chair for the IAF Committee for the Cultural Utilisation of Space (ITACCUS). 

The Committee for the Cultural Utilisation of Space (ITACCUS) seeks to promote and facilitate the innovative utilisation of space (data, systems, applications) by organisations in the cultural sectors of society internationally, including all areas of the arts and humanities, including the fine arts, entertainment, popular culture and tourism.

In a cultural context, it may include cultural production, cultural preservation, cultural representation, cultural education and cultural development.

ITACCUS’ activities comprise:

  • Advocacy – promoting, developing and raising the profile and quality of ‘cultural utilisation of space’ within the space community and within the cultural community internationally, and with the general public
  • Collaboration – organising meetings and workshops internationally.
  • Communication & Dialogue
  • Knowledge Hub
  • Promoting Quality Cultural Products

Each year, the upcoming International Astronautical Congress has a theme, 2019’s theme will celebrate the 50th anniversary of a feat once thought impossible: humans walking on the moon! And if you have a paper you would like to submit, click here!