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70th Int'l Astronautical Congress conference begins in Washington
October 22, 2019

A five-day "70th International Astronautical Congress", conference has been kicked off in Washington D.C. on Monday.

The aim of the conference is to discuss innovation and advances in the space industry.

Over 6,000 industry delegates from around the world will discuss the space industry growth, solar and deep space exploration, liquid water search on Mars, defense against asteroids and space transportation management.

The International Astronautical Congress is the world's largest annual gathering of space professionals.