ISU 2016 Opening Ceremony

12 Jul 2016
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Rappaport Hall, Haifa


The opening ceremony of the ISU 2016 Space Studies Program was held at the Rappaport Hall, the Carmel Center, on July 12th.

SSP Director, John Connolly of NASA, and led the 2016 ceremony, and the additional speakers and special guests were: Prof. Peretz Lavie, president of Technion, Prof. Walter Peeters, president of International Space University, Dr. Christian Sallaberger (SSP88), chairman of the ISU Board of Trustees, Mr. Yona Yahav, mayor of Haifa, Mr. Peretz Vazan, director at Ministry of Science, Technology and Space Israeli Government, Ms. Rona Ramon, chairman of the Ramon Foundation board of trustees, Prof. Jeffrey Hoffman, astronaut & Faculty of ISU, Prof. John Logsdon, Professor Emeritus Georges Washington University & Faculty of ISU, and Mr. Ofer Lapid, member of the ISU Board of Trustees.