Upcoming events

May 28, 2018


Marseille , France
Monday May 28, 2018 — Friday June 1, 2018

May 29, 2018


London , United Kingdom
Tuesday May 29, 2018 — Thursday May 31, 2018

Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday May 29, 2018

Belgium
Tuesday May 29, 2018 — Thursday May 31, 2018

May 30, 2018


Helsinki , Finland
Wednesday May 30, 2018 — Thursday May 31, 2018

June 04, 2018


Thessaloniki , Greece
Monday June 4, 2018 — Tuesday June 5, 2018

June 05, 2018


Anaheim, CA , USA
Tuesday June 5, 2018 — Thursday June 7, 2018

Berlin , Germany
Tuesday June 5, 2018

June 06, 2018


Herrsching , Germany
Wednesday June 6, 2018 — Thursday June 7, 2018

Luxembourg
Wednesday June 6, 2018 — Friday June 8, 2018

June 07, 2018


Prague , Czech Rep.
Thursday June 7, 2018 — Friday June 8, 2018

June 11, 2018


Geneva , Switzerland
Monday June 11, 2018 — Tuesday June 12, 2018

Geneva , Switzerland
Monday June 11, 2018 — Tuesday June 12, 2018

Barcelona , Spain
Monday June 11, 2018 — Friday June 15, 2018

Longyearbyen , Norway
Monday June 11, 2018 — Saturday June 16, 2018
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News

Budget delay hits European space

The joint European Union/European Space Agency space programme will not be agreed until 2007 ?± more than a year later than planned. (Credits Flight International)

Call for Proposals within FP6- IST, Tsunami Early Warning Systems

The EU has published a Call for Proposals within the IST Priority of FP6, related to Tsunami Early Warning Systems (TEWS). (Credits Cordis)

VEGA wins ?Ñ2 million work package for ITIL-based ground segment support

VEGA Group PLC (VEGA), the independent Programme and System Assurance company, has been awarded a work package with an estimated value of ?Ñ2 million, to provide maintenance and first-line user support for ground segment software applications used by the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany. The support will be based on ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library), an internationally recognised approach to best practice IT service management. (Credits Vega Group)

Interview Winter 2005/2006

Interview with Mr. Marco Malacarne- Head of Unit for Space research and applications at European Commission

COPUOS: 43rd session of the Scientific & Technical Subcommittee

The forty-third session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space will be held from 20 February-3 March 2006 at the United Nation Office at Vienna, Vienna International Center, Vienna, Austria. (Credits OOSA)

British Technology Firm to Go Public

PARIS ?? British defense and space technology company QinetiQ Group plc expects to raise 150 million British pounds ($265 million) in gross proceeds following a planned February introduction of shares on the London Stock Exchange, the company announced Jan. 12. (P. de Selding, Space News)

Alcatel delivers Earth observation satellite systems to China

BEIJING (AFX) - Alcatel Alenia Space announced the delivery of Earth observation data acquisition systems to the China State Radio Monitoring Center (CSRMC), the national Chinese network of Earth observation stations, the French company said in a statement. (Credits Forbes)

EURISY: Integration of the New EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme

The Warsaw Conference on ?¨Integration of the new EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme?Æ was attended by around 160 experts from space and user institutions, infrastructure and service industry, research centers and academia. More than 40% of the audience was from outside the space sector, and about half of the participants came from new Member Countries.(Credits EURISY)

EARSC welcomes 16 new Members!

EARSC Board is glad to welcome 16 new Companies and Organizations in our Association. On EARSC behalf, we are certain that new Members will contribute actively to the aims of EARSC enthusiastically

Forum on Earth Observations II: Managing Risk in the 21st Century

Register now for the Forum on Earth Observations II: Managing Risk in the 21st Century, to be held Feb. 15-16 in La Jolla, Calif. Info at ForumOnEo

New Era Of Low Cost EOs Dawns As First Topsat Images Received

The first high resolution images of the Earth transmitted by TopSat, the micro-satellite designed and built by a QinetiQ-led consortium of British firms, have been received at QinetiQ's West Freugh ground station.(Credits Terradaily)

Sustainable development review: weak on ambition and targets

14 December 2005 - The European Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS) was agreed at the European Council in Gothenburg in 2001. In the run-up to the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development, the EU also adopted a communication on the external dimension of SD to integrate the global aspects of this strategy.(Credits EurActiv.com)

A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations

The eleventh Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the first Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 1) took place in Montreal, Canada, from 28 November to 10 December 2005. The event drew 9500 participants, including 2800 government officials, over 5800 representatives of UN bodies and agencies, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations, and 817 accredited members of the media. (Credits IISD)

Providing GMES services at the ends of the Earth?±interview with Dr Randell

Receiving strong backing from ESA member states at this week's Ministerial Conference in Berlin, Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) is a joint initiative between ESA and the European Commission to combine ground- and space-based observations to develop an integrated environmental monitoring capability to benefit European citizens. (Credits ESA)

Integration of the New EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme

Eurisy, in collaboration with the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the European Commission, ESA, CNES, and DLR, is organizing a conference on the ?¨Integration of the new EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme?Æ on December 12-14 2005 in Warsaw. (Credits Eurisy)

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