On March 30th, Jean Baptiste Desbois, CEO of the Semeccel – Cité de l’espace – L’Envol des Pionniers was awarded one of the Distinguished Service Awards given every year by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) at its IAF Spring meetings. The award honours active volunteers for their outstanding contributions to the progress made in astronautics and the Federation. Here, it honours the ongoing, deep commitment of the CEO of the Semeccel in the space ecosystem in general and the IAF in particular. Jean Baptiste Desbois founded the Space Museums and Science Centers Committee of the IAF, bringing together his peers from all over the world. This award is also recognition for the international reach of the Cité de l’espace and the commitment of its entire team to raising public awareness about space and to the industry.

Read more news

©IAF

On the same topic

  • Event
    Tourism & Handicap: the Cité de l'espace earns the label once again
    9 February 2024
    Read more
  • Event
    Focus
    The Space and Sports exhibition launches the countdown to the Olympic Games
    9 February 2024
    Read more
  • Event
    International
    The Director General of the ESA visited the Cité de l’espace
    15 December 2023
    Read more