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International Academy of Astronautics Social Sciences Book Award

Bannova book award

The book "Space Architecture: Human Habitats beyond planet Earth" by SICSA's Director Dr. Olga Bannova, received a prestigious Social Sciences Book Award of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) on September 17th.

IAA mission is to shape excellence in research and innovation for the benefit of humanity.

The fundamental purposes of the IAA, as stated in the Academy’s statutes, are to:

  • Foster the development of astronautics for peaceful purposes,
  • Recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves in a branch of science or technology related to astronautics,
  • Provide a program through which the membership can contribute to international endeavors,
  • Promote international cooperation in the advancement of aerospace science.