The most powerful solar flare in 12 years erupted on the sun on 6 September 2017, flinging superheated gases into the solar system and towards Earth. But what many in the public consider an incredible occurrence is just another day

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1152"] IAF Federation[/caption] The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) was founded in 1951 to foster dialogue between scientists around the world and support international cooperation in all space-related activities. It is the world'’s leading space advocacy body with over

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="448"] LtoR - Hansjorg Dittus (DLR exec Board); Pascale Ehrenfreund (DLR Chairman) and Dr Val Munsami (SANSA CEO)[/caption] On 27 September 2017, on the margins of the 68th International Astronautics Conference (IAC) taking place in Adelaide, Australia, the