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Head of Nation Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli participates in handing out the first UNESCO prize to four scientists and space specialists for their contribution to the development of space science.

Head of Nation Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli participates in handing out the first UNESCO prize to four scientists and space specialists for their contribution to the development of space science.  

  By: Rebekah Berg(Asgardian, Lead Admin) on 31 October 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Hello Asgardia!

On October 27, 2017, Head of Nation Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli participated in handing out the first UNESCO prize to four scientists and space specialists for their contribution to the development of space science.

This years winners were:

Arnaldo Tamayo Mendez (Cuba) - Mr. Tamayo Mendez participated in the Soyuz-38 mission. He was the first man of African descent and the first Cuban in space.

Koichi Wakata (Japan) - The impressive 20-year experience in space flights allowed Mr. Wakata to become commander of the International Space Station, making him the first citizen of Japan to ever occupy this position.

Liwei Yan (People's Republic of China) - Mr. Yang was the first Chinese citizen in space aboard the Shenzhou-5. Currently, he is deputy director of the Office of Engineering Support for Manned Flight of China.

Valentina Tereshkova (Russian Federation) - Ms. Tereshkova was the first woman in space. Currently she is a deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

You can find a full Russian article about it here: http://www.ashurbeyli.ru/media/article/yunesko-chetyre-vydayuschihsya-uchenyh-i-specialis-16958

Also we have video of part of the event here: https://youtu.be/Inwip9-tmcc

Also please see the attached pictures that were taken at the event! 


  Last edited by:  Rebekah Berg (Asgardian, Lead Admin)  on 31 October 2017, 5:31 p.m., edited 1 time in total.

Re: Head of Nation Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli participates in handing out the first UNESCO prize to four scientists and space specialists for their contribution to the development of space science.  

  By: Dirk Baeyens(Asgardian, Candidate) on 31 October 2017, 5:48 p.m.

Thanks Rebekah, very important photo's there, The ones that do not
have seen the mention of Asgardia are living on an other planet. Top.

Dirk.

Re: Head of Nation Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli participates in handing out the first UNESCO prize to four scientists and space specialists for their contribution to the development of space science.  

  By: SharmaineP(Asgardian) on 10 November 2017, 12:09 p.m.

That is excellent! Truly the space age continued. So glad people were awarded and recognized for their contributions. Glad to see more media coverage of Dr. Ashurbeyli.

Re: Head of Nation Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli participates in handing out the first UNESCO prize to four scientists and space specialists for their contribution to the development of space science.  

  By: Stephane 11(Asgardian) on 18 November 2017, 9:34 a.m.

Great