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2022 STSC

59th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of COPUOS

The Executive Secretary and the Administrator of EUTELSAT IGO attended the online 59th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) that was held from 7-18 February 2022.

 

Matters related to the United Nations Programme on Space Applications, Space Technology for sustainable socioeconomic development and remote sensing of the Earth by satellite, including applications for developing countries and monitoring of the Earth’s environment were examined. Topics related to space debris, space-system-based disaster management support and recent developments in global navigation satellite systems were also presented. The working group on the Long-term sustainability of Outer Space Activities held several formal and informal meetings during the session and adopted its new terms of reference and work plan for the period 2022-2026 together with its report.

 

For further information, please refer to the official website.

 

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