60th International Astronautical Congress

The 60th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) took place in Daejeon, South Korea, between 12 and 16 October 2009.
The main motto of this congress was: "Space for Sustainable Peace and Progress".

The IAC 2009 in numbers

Over 3.000 space experts and enthusiasts from 60 nations attended at the 60th International Astronautical Congress and 18 of them were European students sponsored by ESA.

  • 5 days congress
  • 2.320 registered attendees
  • 1.643 international visitors
  • 677 visitors from the Republic of Korea


  • 439 students
  • 204 accredited press
  • 908 exhibitors
  • 581 international exhibitors
  • 327 Koreans exhibitors

Videos

Watch all the interviews of the 60th International Astronautical Congress on the IAFASTRO YouTube Channel.