Friday, February 15, 2019

Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries (GLEC 2019)

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale (CRTS), with the support of the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) are pleased to invite you from 24 – 26 April 2019 in Marrakech, Morocco for the first ever Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries (GLEC 2019).

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