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Ohio State expert on world aerospace stage

Professor John M. Horack, The Ohio State University Neil Armstrong Chair in Aerospace Policy, will lead important industry discussions in Mexico and Cleveland in the coming weeks.

Horack will serve as moderator of the Heads of Agencies Plenary Session at the 67th International Astronautical Congress, September 26 in Guadalajara, Mexico. He will guide a 90-minute discussion among leaders of NASA, the European Space Agency, and civil space programs in Japan, China, Russia, India and Mexico.

On October 17 in Cleveland, Horack will be a featured speaker at the 34th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference. Along with other global experts, he will discuss space laser communication terminals as part of the conference’s Colloquium on Commercial Broadband Technologies and their Application to Next Generation Space Exploration Networks.

Horack, who came to Ohio State in June, also recently appeared on several CCTV America news programs for his analysis of China's quantum satellite launch and its cyber security implications and benefits.

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