Be an astronaut, in a professional and/or private way

Replay of the lecture of November 29 at the José Cabanis Media Library in Toulouse. (In French) By Jean-François Clervoy, astronaut, honorary president of Novespace, founder of AirZeroG, fellow of the AAE After a series of unpublished testimonies on his vocation, his...

Civilian drones: ambitions and applications

Replay of the conference of October 26 at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie. (In French language) Civilian drones have developed rapidly, but several ambitions remain unmet for technical or regulatory reasons. Many business applications are already up and...

Security in space: a societal challenge for the 21st century

Recording (in French) on October 26th, 2022 at the Toulouse media library by the Gen. Jean-Daniel Testé, former Joint Space Commander, France Director of AEROSPACELAB, member of the AAE. In a world where space risks and threats (debris proliferation, anti-satellite...

Europe conquering exoplanets

Audio recording (in French) of the lecture by Willy Benz,Professor of Astrophysics, University of Bern, President-Elect International Astronomical Union (IAU), AAE correspondent on 27 September 2022 at the José Cabanis Media Library in Toulouse. The discovery of the...

Mars, in search of life!

Recording of the lecture (in French) by Sylvestre Maurice, astrophysicist at IRAP, specialist in Martian exploration, correspondent of the AAE, June 28, 2022. These are great times! To date, 12 vehicles are operational around Mars or on its surface. A trophy of...

Highlights on the dark side of the Universe

Recording of the lecture (in French) by Peter von Ballmoos, astrophysicist of IRAP, on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the José Cabanis media library in Toulouse. Dark matter, dark energy, inflation, baryonic asymmetry are today essential hypotheses to explain the Universe...

European secure connectivity

This video conference, organized by the Asociación de Ingenieros Aeronáuticos de España (AIAE) and the AAE was held on March 3, 2022. You will find below the presentation (PDF) made by Antonio Abad, Technical and Operations Director at HISPASAT, member of the Air and...

The space propulsion of the future

Lecture recording (in French): Mr. Alberto Rossi, Head of Propulsion, Pyrotechnics and Aerothermodynamics Department, CNESat the José Cabanis Media Library in Toulouse on February 22, 2022. Space propulsion systems have a great influence on our ability to travel to...

Why keep going into space? L’impératif éthique

Conference by Jacques Arnould, ethical expert, CNES. Sixty years after the launch of the first Sputnik, space has entered the NewSpace era. The arrival of new state actors and private entrepreneurs has upset the balance found after the race to the Moon. The...

Plenary Formal Session 2021

Relive the full solemn sitting of the PPA on 26 November 2021. It takes place partly in Toulouse Métropole and then in the Salle des Illustres of the ToulouseCity Hall. The session began with tributes to the deceased members, the presentation of the new Bureau of the...