The Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program (SHSSP) officially opened at the University of South Australia on 14 January 2019, bringing together 46 participants from 13 countries. Now in its 8th year, the prestigious program is conducted by UniSA in partnership with ISU.

In the context of the now traditional astronaut panel for the International Space University ISU Master of Space Studies MSS class, the opportunity was taken to organize a public event in cooperation of the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg on 18 December 2018 in the early evening.

France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or "Legion d'Honneur", was recently awarded to two representatives of ISU for their outstanding and many years of service:

  • Alain Wagner, MSS98 and ISU Trustee
  • Walter Peeters, President Emeritus of ISU

In today’s modern and demanding world, finding time for oneself is a privileged perk. Maintaining an exceptional physical form of fitness and cardiovascular endurance is not just a hobby but it is a status that requires a devoted lifestyle to maintain.

“There’s nothing that beats flying in space, but working with lofty, high flying organizations, like NASA, CSA, ESA, and ISU is like nothing else, too!” — Dr. Bob Thirsk.
The International Space University (ISU) hosted four astronauts for a fireside chat!

On 5 December 2018 at 19:16 CET, ISU’s Hydra-1 experiment was launched from Florida onboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for delivery to the International Space Station (ISS). Hydra-1 is a plant synthetic biology experiment.

The International Space University ISU is pleased to announce that Soyeon Yi (SSP09) has been elected as the new alumni representative, with 291 votes out of 450. Many thanks again to all those who voted and to all the 14 nominees, in particular to the second finalist Halit Mirahmetoglu (SSP07, MSM09), who ran a great campaign!

The International Space University (ISU) hosted the 6th UNISEC-Global Meeting and a short course of HEPTA-Sat hands-on training at its Central Campus from 19 – 23 November 2018. Rei Kawashima, an ISU SSP and MSS alumnae and ISU MSS19 student Marc Abi Fadel report.

Dear friend of ISU,

2018 has been a year full of achievements and interesting developments for the International Space University ISU - have a glimpse at the 2017-2018 report. We thank you for having been part of them.

The time has come to elect your next Alumni representative (rep) to the ISU Board of Trustees. Whether you are interested to become the voice of the alumni community yourself or know someone who you be a great candidate – send us your nomination!