French classes in Collaboration with the University of Strasbourg

ISU MSS19 students Scott Ritter and Abhishek Diggewadi report on the French classes offered by the International Space University ISU, on its central campus. Let’s focus on the French teachers of the Institut International d’Etudes Françaises (IIEF) of the University of Strasbourg.  

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ISU Involving Everyone at IAC18 in Bremen Germany

#involvingeveryone was the hashtag and baseline for this 69th edition of the International Astronautical Congress #IAC18. There could not have been a more appropriate theme to fit with ISU’s 3Is, International, Intercultural and Interdisciplinary – and community – 4600 alumni from over 105 countries.

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Futurist Jim Dator Galvanizes The Audience at ISU Central Campus

Jim Dator enlightens Strasbourg: his very last class held at the International Space University (ISU) galvanizes the audience. ISU MSS19 student Dr. Fabio Zecca MD, reports. “Passion. A fundamental element for whomever would like to engage the teaching career.

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Successful First Executive Space Course in Seattle, USA

“The ISU ESC is the most complete and inclusive way to integrate the technical and the financial aspects of space. Further, the course inspires and helps to think innovative ways to make a change in the space sector” compliments Jose Ocasio-Christian, managing partner, Caelus Partners.

Mr. Ocasio-Christian is one of 15 pioneers who took part in ISU’s Executive Space Course’s (ESC) first edition in Seattle, USA. His classmates, forming a cohort of 15 in total, emphasize also the quality of the course.

“The quality of the material (and quantity!), and quality of lecturers was great. The facility and tours of companies were also excellent”

said another participant. The feedback survey confirms this statement: 91% of the participants mentioned that the course exceeded their expectations!

escseattle2Organizations that trusted ISU and encouraged their employees to take part include, Blue Origin, Vulcan Aerospace, Virgin Galactic, NASA Ames, Museum of Flight, OMNE Group, SAIC, Caelus Partners LLC, Esterline Engineered, U. Nebraska.

ESC Seattle is an initiative of two alumni, Erika Wagner SSP01 and Ofer Lapid SSP08. It is based on ISU’s unrivaled ESC which has been running on central campus for the past 14 years. It aims to introduce non-technical professionals to the space sector and help them develop a basic understanding of the different facets of this sector. With a budding space industry and a growing collaboration with the Museum of Flight, Seattle was the perfect fit for this first ESC in America.

The dates for the next session will soon be announced, check the program webpage regularly!


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