The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce the opening of the call for nominations for the 2016 Young Space Leaders (YSL) Recognition Programme.  YSL awards are made to students or young professionals between the ages of 21 to 35 years who contribute to astronautics through their academic or professional activities, reach out to other young people and to their community to share knowledge and experience, and contribute to the work of IAF committees or volunteer in support of other Federation activities  (Note:  Attendance at International Astronautical Congreess does not in itself qualify).

The detailed nomination process is available here, and more information about the YSL Programme can be found here.

Nomination material should be sent before 12 February 2016 15:00 CET (Paris time) to the IAF Secretariat, preferably by email at award@iafastro.org , or by Fax to +33 1 4273 2120 or by postal mail to:

IAF Secretariat
3 rue Mario Nikis
75015 Paris