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The global space exploration conference GLEX 2021 in St. Petersburg

  • 14 Jun 2021
  • 9:00 AM (UTC+03:00)
  • 18 Jun 2021
  • 6:00 PM (UTC+03:00)
  • St. Petersburg


In 2021 mankind celebrates the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s spaceflight – marking the beginning of humankind’s spaceflight era. The CERBA community underlines the achievement the whole space industry stands on the shoulders of. 

To celebrate this important milestone, CERBA acts as an info-partner of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) who is organizing the Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX) 2021 to take place in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation from 14 – 18 June 2021.

The Conference will bring together leaders and decision-makers within the science and human exploration community – engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, educators, agency representatives and policy makers. The leaders in the field will converge in St. Petersburg to discuss recent results, current challenges and innovative solutions and it will contain several opportunities to learn about how space exploration investments provide benefits as well as discuss how those benefits can be increased through thoughtful planning and cooperation.

GLEX 2021 will consist of:

  • an Opening Ceremony with prominent speakers,
  • a Plenary Programme with panel discussions,
  • Keynote Lectures,
  • a Technical Programme with Sessions in several parallel technical streams,
  • an IAF Global Networking Forum (IAF GNF) Programme,
  • Small Space Exhibition,
  • an attractive social and networking programme including a Welcome Reception and a Gala Dinner,
  • a pre-conference Next Generation Seminar,
  • Post-conference cultural visits to landmarks sites of Saint Petersburg,
  • Live streaming of selected sessions.

More information is accessible on the website IAF

For those who can't go, CERBA will organize for a virtual access to the conference. 

Are you interested to get involved in the space development programs of Eurasia, specifically in the development and construction of a new orbital space station (ROSS)?  CERBA is there to provide support.


For assistance and visa support, please, contact

 Marina Belskikh, Regional Director of CERBA in Montreal and Ottawa, 

via email [email protected] or tel. +1  (514) 5161178