The rapid development of information technologies has led to a number of difficulties in forecasting potential abuses, as the recent worldwide cyberattacks have again proven. A similar effect is taking place in the use of social media, leading to new forms of mobbing.
Based upon the decision of ISU’s Academic Council (AC), endorsed by the CARE:
- All existing faculty and adjunct faculty in ISU have been confirmed,
- A number of new faculty have been approved, namely:
When prof. Jean-Jacques Favier joined ISU, he expressed the wish to extend this concept of a scientific congress for kids, originating from the Cite de l’Espace in Toulouse eight years ago to other cities in France, especially Strasbourg. His gamble paid off!
After having gained more insight in the academic hi-level quality of ISU’s Space Studies Program, the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has decided to award 15 ECTS credits to the participants who successfully complete the SSP17 session.
Dr ‘Buzz’ Aldrin, the International Space University’s Chancellor and Apollo 11 moonwalker will kick off the 30th edition of ISU’s Space Studies Program SSP17 on Monday 26th June 2017. The program is hosted this year by the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in Cork, Ireland.
Today, on 12 April 2017, ISU started its 30th birthday year. Indeed. With 12 April 1961 as the date of the first human in space (Yuri Gagarin) and 12 April 1981 with the first Shuttle flight (Columbia), we can add 12 April 1987 as another important milestone in the short space history, namely the creation of the International Space University (ISU) by its founders Peter Diamandis, Todd Hawley and Bob Richards!
Hernan Barrio a Master of Space Studies MSS17 participant reports on a field trip to the Ries crater in Western Bavaria, Germany. The Nördlinger Ries is a large circular depression, interpreted as a meteorite impact crater formed about 14.3 million–14.5 million years ago.
ISU’s 15th edition of the Executive Space Course (ESC) welcomed 21 executives in total from 11 countries including Malta (a first for the ESC!), Poland, Germany, Norway, Luxembourg, Norway and many others.
MSS17 participant Marc Scanlan reports on a recent trip to Eumetsat in Darmstadt, Germany: “Hosted by the ever-joking guide Phil Harvey, Wednesday’s trip began with a tour of the Eumetsat scale satellite models in the frigid Darmstadt morning.
After a one month stay on board of the International Space Station (ISS) under reduced gravity conditions and exposure to cosmic radiations, the first Strasbourg-led experiment in space returned to its base!
The short movie 'DREAM BIG' made by International Space University (ISU) alumni as part of their Humanities department activities at Space Studies Program SSP15 has been accepted for screening at the European Geosciences Union annual Assembly GeoCinema session in Vienna this April.