Upcoming events

March 26, 2018

Paphos , Cyprus
Monday March 26, 2018 — Thursday March 29, 2018

March 27, 2018

Cambridge, MA , USA
Tuesday March 27, 2018 — Friday March 30, 2018

Frascati , Italy
Tuesday March 27, 2018 — Wednesday March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018

Kingston , Canada
Wednesday March 28, 2018 — Thursday March 29, 2018

April 03, 2018

San Jose, CA , USA
Tuesday April 3, 2018 — Thursday April 5, 2018

Santiago,Chile ,
Tuesday April 3, 2018 — Sunday April 8, 2018

April 06, 2018

Geneva , Switzerland
Friday April 6, 2018 — Sunday April 8, 2018

April 08, 2018

Vienna , Austria
Sunday April 8, 2018 — Friday April 13, 2018

April 09, 2018

Amersfoort , Netherlands
Monday April 9, 2018 — Wednesday April 11, 2018

Monday April 9, 2018 — Friday April 20, 2018

April 10, 2018

Amsterdam , Netherlands
Tuesday April 10, 2018 — Thursday April 12, 2018

London , United Kingdom
Tuesday April 10, 2018 — Wednesday April 11, 2018

April 17, 2018

El Jadida , Morocco
Tuesday April 17, 2018 — Thursday April 19, 2018

Geneva , Switzerland
Tuesday April 17, 2018 — Thursday April 19, 2018

April 18, 2018

Space-based services for regional strategies in the digital economy: a Balkan perspective
Sofia , Bulgaria
Wednesday April 18, 2018
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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)

Satellites in Support of World Heritage

(6 December 2005) Last week the historic fortified town of Campeche, in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, was the centre for a Conference on the use of space technologies to conserve the world??s natural and cultural heritage, including UNESCO biosphere reserves. (Credits ESA)

Mr. Glos, Mr Dordain, and Mr Kreuzberg at ESA's Ministerial Conference

ESA PR 57-2005. The Ministers responsible for space in the European Space Agency's 17 Member States and Canada today concluded a two-day meeting of ESA's ruling Council in Berlin by deciding on a coherent plan for discovery and competitiveness for Europe in space.(Credits ESA)

Towards a genuine European Space Policy

On the occasion of the European Space Agency (ESA) Council in Berlin today, European Commission Vice-President G¬?nter Verheugen called for an efficient and strong European Space Policy. He highlighted the already existing tangible aspects of the Commission??s involvement in space activities. (Credits Europa)

South Africa space technologists could benefit from EU fund

South Africans will have the opportunity to dip into a science-support fund worth several billion euros, which is to be allocated to the European Union's Framework Programme seven (FP7), scheduled to run from 2007 to 2013.(Credits media mining weekly)

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