United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Basic Space Technology Initiative - Basic Activities

United Nations Basic Space Technology Symposiums

From 2009 to 2011 the Office for Outer Space Affairs held a series of three United Nations/Austria/ESA Symposium on Small Satellite Programme for Sustainable Development. One objective of these Symposiums was to prepare and review the work programme of the Basis Space Technology Initiative. For further information please consult the individual Symposium webpages and the Symposium reports:

In-follow up to the series of three UN/Austria/ESA Symposiums on Small Satellite Programmes for Sustainable Development, held in Graz, Austria, from 2009 to 2011, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs will organize International Symposiums on Basic Space Technology Development in the regions that correspond to the United Nations Economic Commissions for Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Western Asia, starting in 2012.

Regulatory and Legal Issues

New (April 2015): Guidance on Space Object Registration and Frequency Management for Small and Very Small Satellites

Registration of Satellites

Liability Issues and Space Debris Mitigation

Frequency Coordination

Launch Opportunities

Note: These links are for information only and do not imply endorsement by the United Nations in any form.

Orbital Data Information and Conjunction Assessment Services

  • The Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) of the United States of America has kindly provided the following information: Anyone from the international community who is interested in receiving conjunction assessment services is welcome to email JSpOCSpaceCorrespondence@vandenberg.af.mil with information on the satellites they operate and their preferred contacts. For other forms of support please submit an Orbital Data Request (instructions on  www.space-track.org), and for general questions please contact odr@space-track.org.

Open Standards and Standardization

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