WIA-E Rome invites to Conference about the evolution of the Italian Space economy

Dear all,

we're pleased to invite you to to the Conference "50 Years of Italy: from San Marco to the Space Economy", hosted by the CRAS Sapienza (Center of  Aerospace research of Sapienza University).

The conference will be held at the Engeneering Department of Sapienza University on Wendesday 26th of April 2017.

Fifty years ago, on 26 of April 1967, the launch of San Marco satellite from italian's spaceport of Malindi made Italy the third Country in the world, after the Soviet Union and the United States, to put a satellite into orbit around the Earth.

The Conference will be not a commemorative event, but it would like to provide a great visibility to the  progress of science  and industries accomplished in these 50 years and how Italy is a leading nation in several european activities (Launchers, Satellites and Satellite Applications). Economic growth and Space Economy will be the main topics.

Roberto Battiston, President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and several CEOs of space industries and associations (Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio, Leonardo, Avio, AIAD) already confirmed their attendance.

In the coming days the Conference's Agenda will be provided.

Best regards
WIA-E Rome Local Group

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