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Nepal Earthquake Satellite Resources

photo: Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi / UNDP Nepal.
Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

photo: Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi/UNDP Nepal

 

On Saturday, 25 April 2015 6:11UTC, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 and a depth of 15km struck Nepal affecting 6.5 Million people within 100km (cf. GDACS).  Several aftershocks have occured since then, notably a 6.6. magnitude aftershock about 30min after the initial earthquake and a 6.7 magnitude aftershock on Sunday 26 April 2015 at 7.09UTC (cf.   JRC Situation report No.1). To support the response  to the  disaster, several actors are involved in producing useful information. UN-SPIDER compiles this information here to make it easily accessible. Open the list.

What's New

22 May 2015

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2015
Draft Schedule of LTS Working Group Meetings
Draft Schedule (available in English only)
COPUOS 2015 Session web-page

 

21 May 2015

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2015
Annotated provisional agenda (Advance Edited Version)
A/AC.105/L.292 (available in English only)
COPUOS 2015 Session web-page

 

19 May 2015

Apply now: United Nations/South Africa Symposium on Basic Space Technology "Small satellite missions for scientific and technological advancement"
The UN/South Africa Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa from 1-4 September 2015 is now open for applications
More information

Apply now: United Nations/International Astronautical Federation Workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits "Water Resources Management"
The UN/IAF Workshop in Jerusalem, Israel from 9-11 October 2015 is now open for applications
More information

14 May 2015

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2015
Briefing for Permanent Missions, 21 May 2015
Invitation Circular

24 April 2015
Legal Subcommittee: 2015
Daily Journals: No.11 of 24 April 2015 (available in English and French only)
Daily Journal No.11
IISL/ECSL Symposium on Space Traffic Management
Online Presentations
LSC 2015 Session web-page
Space Law Workshops
Proceedings of the UN/China/APSCO Workshop on Space Law
ST/SPACE/66

Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 2015
Report of the Subcommitee
A/AC.105/1088 (available in all official languages of the United Nations)

12 April 2015
Messages from Space Explorers
Celebrating International Day of Human Space Flight, the 2015 Edition of Messages of Space Explorers to Future Generations is now available
2015 Edition

10 April 2015
Guidance on Space Object Registration and Frequency Management for Small and Very Small Satellites
New handout for small satellite operators and developers
More Information

18 December 2014
General Assembly Resolutions Relating to Outer Space
A/RES/69/85: International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space
General Assembly Resolutions (available in all official languages of the United Nations)

11 November 2014
Committee & Subcommittee Meetings 2015

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Fifty-eighth session (10-19 June 2015)
Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: Fifty-second session (2-13 February 2015)
Legal Subcommittee, Fifty-fourth session (13-24 April 2015)

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Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2015 Meetings

  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Fifty-eighth session (10-19 June 2015)
  • Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: Fifty-second session (2-13 February 2015)
  • Legal Subcommittee, Fifty-fourth session (13-24 April 2015)

Programme on Space Applications

International Space Law

Special Events

Global Development Agenda Web Resources

21 March 2012

Legal Subcommittee: 2012
Daily Journals: No.4 of 21 March 2012 (available in English and French only)
Daily Journal No.4

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