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New Adhering Member Institution Reports to COSPAR Now Available

COSPAR adhering institutions may use the opportunity of the forthcoming Scientific Assembly to demonstrate the capabilities and successes of space research and technology in their countries to the wide and attentive community of scientists, engineers, representatives of agencies and governments, and the general public which is present at these events. Submitted reports will be made available through this News item as they become available and will also be included in the Assembly app.

Advances in Space Research - Special Issues

Click on the title above or the image to the left to see recently published / free to read ASR issues or articles and new / open calls for special issues.

Statement by the President of COSPAR

COSPAR expresses its deep dismay and concern regarding the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and the resulting grave humanitarian crisis. COSPAR reaffirms its long-standing position that science is a platform for dialogue even in times of profound geopolitical conflict, and therefore a resource on which to capitalize to restore and preserve peace. COSPAR states that […]

LSSR Review and Open Access Articles Free to Read

Link posted to new Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR) free to read review or open access paper.

COSPAR 2022 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

Abstract submission deadline extended to 18 February

Advances in Space Research: 1st Issue of 2022 Now Available in Open Access

The first 2022 issue of Advances in Space Research, volume 69/01, is now available free to read through 31 December 2022.This issue contains 64 papers and 825 pages.

Advances in Space Research: Top Reviewers of 2021

To highlight the vital importance of reviewers to the quality ASR publications, the Editors have selected their 10 top reviewers for the year 2021.

Statement from COSPAR about the Anti-Satellite Test conducted on 15 November 2021

The recent destruction of a satellite in low-Earth orbit is shedding light again on the matter of our stewardship of the space environment, which should be responsible, sustainable and agreed to internationally.  It is a founding and abiding principle of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) that space should be a global commons, open without […]

COSPAR Panel on Planetary Protection Open Session: 20 October 2021

PPP open session - 20 October 2021:  The COSPAR Panel on Planetary Protection will discuss recent findings concerning planetary protection of missions to Venus and Mars. The first part of the webinar, starting at 1pm CEST will be open to registered participants, who will be able to ask questions through the Q&A functionality. The second part will be reserved to PPP members.  If you would like to participate as a regular, view-only attendee, please use the registration link hereafter.