International Conference on Space Education "The Road to Space" will be held from 1 to 5 October 2024 at the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

  • Conference format: hybrid, with some presentations given online. Livestream planned.
  • Languages: Russian. Talks may be given in English also.
  • There is no registration fee to attend the conference.

Please, submit your speech proposals for the Conference by registering on the Conference website by August 15, 2024, inclusive.

Abstracts for the Conference (3–5 pages) will be accepted from May 13 until August 20, 2024, inclusive. See below the guidelines for submission.

Accepted abstracts will be published. After the Conference, the selected works will be published as the proceedings of the Conference.

The Conference's sections:

  • Space education and space exploration: from nanosats to manned stations 
  • Spacecraft for science and education. Small satellites 
  • ISS for space education: experience and prospects 
  • Roscosmos: programs for professional training 
  • Government and business interaction in pre-professional space education 
  • International cooperation in space education 
  • Specialized departments and university laboratories 
  • Space education for middle and high school: astronomy groups and lessons 
  • Public outreach with mass media
  • Space in literature and arts
  • Mobility in space education 
  • Electronic and distant formats in space education 
  • History of space education and space museums 
  • Programs for space law in Russian universities

For any enquiries, please, contact LOC by email:

Abstract submission guidelines

Only registered participants can submit a talk. Please, log in using your account details for talk submission. Registered participant, whose account was used to submit a talk, will be deemed speaker.

After authorization, participants will have access to additional items – Submit an abstract and Your abstracts in the Participation tab. In the Your abstracts item, you can check and edit your papers that have already been submitted.

Abstracts submitted not in compliance with the guidelines, abstracts without registration, submitted by e-mail are not considered.

Abstracts (3–5 pages) should be prepared in the Word editor without formulas and drawings.

Page and text parameters:

  • Paper size – A4 (210mm x 297mm);
  • Top margin – 20 mm;
  • Bottom margin – 20 mm;
  • Left margin – 30 mm;
  • Right margin – 15 mm;
  • Font – Times New Roman;
  • Line spacing – single;
  • Main font size – 12 pt.;
  • Alignment – Justified 
  • Each paragraph has an indent: 1.25 mm

Abstracts must be submitted to the Organizing Committee via the form on the conference website. The deadline for submitting abstracts (3–5 pages) is August 20, 2024 inclusive

The title of the talk (presentation) should be indicated at the top (in lowercase letters, in bold), one line after – initials and last names of the authors (in italics, the speaker should be underlined), the name of the organization, then, the city and the country, and the e-mail address of the speaker should be indicated one line after (in italics), next, the names of the organizations of the co-authors, the city and the country. We recommend you download a Sample Abstract template and use it when creating your Abstract file.