IDL Francis A. Cucinotta SA, Radiobiology, Radiation and Why They Matter for Space Research and Exploration AEDT 07:15 - 08:00 and AEDT 18:15 – 19:00
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IDL Francis A. Cucinotta SA, Radiobiology, Radiation and Why They Matter for Space Research and Exploration AEDT 07:15 - 08:00 and AEDT 18:15 – 19:00
BLOCK 1 Virtual Scientific Sessions AEDT 08:00 - 11:00 and BLOCK 2 AEDT 19:00 – 22:00

Space Agency Leaders’ Round Table

Saturday 30 January 2021
CET 14:00 - 15:30
AEDT Midnight – 01:30 (Sunday)

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Moderated by COSPAR President, Dr Len Fisk

Key topics that will be discussed include:

  • Hazards and challenges of climate change and relevant space observations.
  • Observations and initiatives required for the forecasting of space weather.
  • Scientists-industry relationships and the challenges of emerging private actors.
  • Opportunities and projects for the sustainable use of small satellites for space research.
  • International cooperation in planetary exploration, astrophysics, and human space exploration.

Ioannis Daglis

Hellenic Space Center, Athens, Greece

Guenther Hasinger

European Space Agency (ESA-ESAC), Madrid, Spain

Andrew Johnson

Manager, Space Policy and Regulatory Systems, New Zealand Space Agency, Wellington, New Zealand

Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Bonn, Germany

Hitoshi Kuninaka

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) Japan Aerospace eXploration Agency (JAXA), Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan

Jean-Yves Le Gall

Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Paris, France

Anatoli Petrukovich

Space Research Institute (IKI), Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Karl Rodrigues

Australian Space Agency, Canberra, Australia

S. Somanath

Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Thiruvananthapuram, India

Chi Wang

National Space Science Center (NSSC), Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Thomas Zurbuchen

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Washington, DC, USA

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