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Elon Musk to address Int'l Astronautical Congress in Baku

1 October 2023 19:00 (UTC+04:00)
Elon Musk to address  Int'l Astronautical Congress in Baku

American entrepreneur and founder of Tesla and SpaceX companies Elon Musk will address the 74th International Astronautical Congress, which starts on October 7 in Baku.

Former member of the European Parliament and ex-president of the International Astronautical Federation Jean-Yves Le Gallou said this during the 13th session of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), Azernews reports.

Notably, the International Astronautical Federation's MMOP has been organized since 2009.

The 13th meeting is being held on the eve of the 74th Baku International Astronautical Congress scheduled for October 2-6.

The International Astronautical Congress in Azerbaijan was held for the first time in 1973 on the initiative of National Leader Heydar Aliyev.

The 24th International Astronautical Congress was held in Azerbaijan on October 7-13, 1973 under the motto "Space Research - Penetration of Science and Technology". Baku became the first city in the South Caucasus region where this event was organized.

In 2019, Azerbaijan's capital won the right to host the most prestigious event of the space industry for the second time at the General Assembly of the International Astronautical Federation in Washington, DC.

Organized by Azercosmos, the 74th International Astronautical Congress "Global Challenges and Opportunities: Give Space a Chance" will be held in Baku on October 2-6, 2023.

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