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Advances in Space Research - Special Issues

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2023 Call for Nominations to the ISC Fellowship

As an affiliated body of the International Science Council (ISC), COSPAR is pleased to share the 2023 call for nominations to the ISC Fellowship. Send your nominations to us at by 12 October 2023 and we will forward them to ISC.

COSPAR Initiates Programme to Build SmallSat Capacity in Developing Countries

COSPAR is creating a new SmallSats-focussed programme, building on the Panel on Capacity Building’s decades of experience of bringing workshops on the latest research techniques to scientists in developing countries.

Life Sciences in Space Research Celebrates the Recent Recognition of Editorial Board Members

Several members of the LSSR editorial board have recently be recognized by the International Association for Radiation Research (IARR) and the Radiation Research Society (RSS).  Click for more information.


COSPAR congratulates ISRO on the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon and on the first explorations of the surface by the Pragyaan Rover.

COSPAR 2024 LOC/PCO Newsletter #1

The first Newsletter of the COSPAR 2024 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) is now available by clicking this news item.

Space Research Today: August Issue

Space Research Today, Issue 217, is in the inbox now of COSPAR Associates. This edition features links to the Call for Abstracts for COSPAR 2024, 13 - 21 July, Busan, South Korea and plenty of other interesting articles for the COSPAR community.  Abstract submission for COSPAR 2024 opens 19 August.

Call for Abstracts COSPAR 2024 Now Available

Call for Abstracts COSPAR 2024

New COSPAR Capacity Building Program through Collaboration in the Area of Small Satellites

COSPAR is establishing a new Capacity Building program through collaboration in the area of small satellites (Small Sats).

COSPAR to launch new space science education programme

COSPAR's Panel of Education is to launch a series of new space science education projects, starting with participation in an Erasmus+ programme.