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International Science Council (ISC) Announces New Awards Program

COSPAR's mother organization, the International Science Council (ISC), is pleased to announce the creation of its new awards program.  Deadline for submission of nominations for the ISC Awards Programme 2021 has been extended to 8 March 2021.

COSPAR Panel on Planetary Protection (PPP)

  • The next PPP Meeting will take place virtually on 15 February 2021. The meeting will be composed of an open session to which all interested parties are invited.
  • Open Zoom meeting of the COSPAR Planetary Protection Panel on Monday 15 February 2021, 13.00-17.00 (CET) – register before 13 February by sending your name, affiliation, and e-mail address for connection to Panel Vice-Chair Niklas Hedman.

COSPAR 2024, Busan, South Korea

COSPAR's 45th Scientific Assembly will be organized in Busan, South Korea 13 - 21 July 2024.  More details available in due time. KASI press release

COSPAR 2022, Athens, Greece

Athens looks forward to welcoming the 44th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 16 - 24 July 2022.

New COSPAR Roadmap Publication

A Chinese language version is now available of "Small satellites for space science:  A COSPAR scientific roadmap" (published in English in ASR, 64, n°8, 15 October 2019).

43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly: COSPAR 2021 - Hybrid

COSPAR 2021-Hybrid, Sydney, Australia, 28 January - 4 February 2021 and 24/7 wherever you are.  In Conversation with COSPAR President L.A. Fisk and COSPAR 2021 LOC Chair, R. Boyce.  Listen and watch the full conversation as they share with you what is in store for you at COSPAR-2021-Hybrid.  A short teaser is also available.  Deadline for uploading short summary presentation:  30 November 2020.  Deadline for full presentation uploads:  31 December 2020.  Further information at http://www.cospar2021.org/.

 

New COSPAR Book Series

Watch the video introducing this new COSPAR publication activity. More information soon.

The International Astronautical Federation

COSPAR Smallsat Town Hall Webinars

The COSPAR Task Group on establishing a Constellation of Small Satellites (TGCSS) will hold three webinars to explore this concept.  The Asia/Oceania sector took place 29 September 2020, and the American zone webinar took place 2 September. Watch the respective videos at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMEV25pxD7U and https://youtu.be/G0VBgGCaaKw.  Q&As from the Asia/Oceania town hall may be read here. The European/Mid-East/Africa sector will follow with dates still to be determined.  To anticipate attendance levels, those interested in the European/Mid-East/Africa webinar should express their interest by sending a message to COSPAR.