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Information for Respondents

Information for Respondents The IAA is conducting a study dedicated to documenting worldwide appreciation of the positive impacts that space activities have on everyday life and society. We would be grateful if you could provide us with a short (half page) response to the following statement:

"I believe that space activities are impacting society through......"

Please provide your response in your own language, and if possible, with an English translation. Would you then be so kind as to send the original letters to Dr. Yarymovych, the President of the International Academy of Astronautics.

Dr. Ed Stone
Pass to Space & Society Impact Study Group
P.O. Box 1268 -16
F-75766 Paris Cedex 16

As the principle means of conducting this study activity is by electronic means, please send an electronic versions (as attachments to e-mail) to Dr. Swan at the Study Group web site,

We will then combine your statement with others from global leaders and personalities for review and possible publication together with vignettes and images from the world of space and society on the IAA web site. In addition, a book will be published by the summer of 2004, sponsored by both the IAA and the ESA, with a sub-set of responses.

In your covering letter and e-mail, please ensure that the following information is provided:

Your Name and Position or Title:
Your Organization or Affiliation, if relevant:
Brief Biographical Details and a Photograph, if possible:

Please also provide us with appropriate contact details such as Address, Telephone, Fax, and e-mail in the event that we need to contact you or your staff regarding your statement.

Please note that we will not publish these contact details in the book or on the Website.

And, please include the following statement: "This letter is approved to be released to the public in the book Impact of Space Activities upon Society to be published jointly by the IAA and ESA and on the associated web site."

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the study team at


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