By Staff Correspondent
Dr. A K Anil Kumar, Senior Scientist in ISRO is elected as the Vice President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) during its Annual Conference International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2022 held in Paris during 18-22 September 2022. Founded in 1951, the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is the world’s leading space advocacy body with 433 members in 72 countries, including all leading space agencies, companies, research institutions, universities, societies, associations, institutes, and museums worldwide.
IAF actively encourages the development of astronautics for peaceful purposes and supports the dissemination of scientific and technical information related to space. Dr. A K Anil Kumar, currently Associate Director, ISTRAC, Bengaluru has been leading the ISRO activities for safe & sustainable space operations Management. It is a recognition of ISRO’s space endeavours and helps in promoting international collaboration.