Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 2024

Sixty-first session (29 January−9 February 2024)

WEBCAST (STSC Plenary)

Session Documents

Statements

List of Speakers

MEETING GUIDELINES

Daily Journals

Technical Presentations

List of Technical Presentations

Workshop of the Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities

Digital Recordings of STSC 2024

Indicative Schedule of Work

Indicative schedule of work (pages 8 and 9 of the Annotated provisional agenda)
Unofficial estimated distribution of agenda items

Change in Schedule of Formal Meetings of STSC Working Groups

  • Working Group of the Whole will have an additional (8th) formal meeting on Wednesday a.m. in M-Plenary.
  • Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities will have its meeting on Wednesday p.m. in M-Plenary. Formal meeting of WG LTS on Wednesday morning will not be held.

Schedule of Informal Meetings of STSC Working Groups

  • Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space
    • First informal meeting: 1 February 2024, 14:00-16:00, in M7, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Second informal meeting: 2 February, 10:00-12:00 in M7, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Third informal meeting: 5 February, 10:00-12:00 in M7, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Fourth informal meeting: 5 February, 14:00-16:00 in M7, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Fifth informal meeting: 6 February, 10:00-12:00 in M7, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Sixth informal meeting: 6 February, 14:00-16:00 in M7, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Seventh informal meeting, 7 February, 10:00-11:00 in M7, M-Building, VIC/MS Teams
  • Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities:
    • First informal meeting: 31 January 2024, 13:30-14:50, M2, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Second informal meeting: 1 February 2024, 13:30-14:50, M2, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Third informal meeting: 5 February 2024, 13:30-14:50, M2, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.
    • Fourth informal meeting: 7 February 2024, 9:00- 10:00, M2, M-Building, VIC / MS Teams.

Schedule of other meetings

  • Space and Global Health Network meetings: 5 February, 13:00-15:00, and 6 February, 9:00-11:00, Hybrid, Room M0E100
  • International Asteroid Warning Network (IAWN) Steering Committee meeting: 30 January, Room M5, Hybrid, 9.30 - 18.00.
  • Space Mission Planning Advisory Group (SMPAG) meeting: 31 January, Room M5, Hybrid, 9.30 -18.00

Schedule of informal consultations

  • Space science and technology for promoting peace: Draft General Assembly Resolution.
    • 30 January, 13:00-15:00, M2, M-Building
    • 31 January, 9:00-10:00, M3, M-Building
    • 1 February, 9:00-10:00, M3, M-Building
    • 2 February,13:00-15:00, M2, M-Building
  • Consultative Mechanism on Lunar Activities: Non-paper by the delegation of Romania
    • 5 February, 13:00-15:00, M3, M-Building
    • 6 February, 9:00-10:00, M3, M-Building

Side event information

  • " UNOOSA Leadership Strategy", side event organized by the Office for Outer Space Affairs, 29 Jan. 2024, starting 1 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M2 at the VIC.
  • "Space4Women: Progress and Updates", side event organized by the Office for Outer Space Affairs, 30 Jan. 2024, starting 1:15 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M3 at the VIC.
  • " IADC at 30: The Work of the IADC in Tackling the Challenges of attaining Sustainability in the Space Environment", side event organized by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) and UK Space Agency (UKSA), 30 Jan. 2024, starting 6:30 p.m. Vienna time (CET), at the ESPI premises.
  • "Initiative for International Year of Planetary Defence" side event/reception organized by the European Space Agency, 31 Jan. 2024, starting 6:15 p.m. Vienna time (CET), Mozart Room at the VIC.
  • "Access to Space for All: Overview and Updates for 2024", side event organized by the Office for Outer Space Affairs, 31 Jan. 2024, starting 1:15 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M3 at the VIC.
  • "Dark and Quiet Skies for Science and Society", side event co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Spain, the Permanent Mission of Chile, European Southern Observatory (ESO), the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) and the Centre for the Protection of the Dark and Quiet Sky from Satellite Constellation Interference (CPS), 1 Feb. 2024, starting 6:15 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M3 at the VIC.
  • "The Strategic Value of Earth Observation: Maximizing the Benefits for Governments and the International Community", side event organized by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), 5 Feb. 2024, starting 6:30 p.m. Vienna time (CET), at the ESPI premises.
  • "Spacetalk - Space Operations Coordination Platform", side event organized by Switzerland, 6 Feb. 2024, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Vienna time (CET), room M2 at the VIC.
  • " UN/Portugal Management and Sustainability of Outer Space Activities Conference", joint side event co-organized by the Government of Portugal and the Office for Outer Space Affairs, 6 Feb. 2024, starting 1:15 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M2 at the VIC.
  • "World Space Week Association Reception", side event organized by the World Space Week Association, 6 Feb. 2024, starting 6:30 p.m. Vienna time (CET), Mozart Room at the VIC.
  • "Outer Space in the Zero Draft of the Pact of the Future: Perspectives and Next Steps", joint side event co-organized by the German UN Mission Vienna and the Office for Outer Space Affairs in kind cooperation with the German Space Agency at DLR, 7 Feb. 2024, starting 1 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M3 at the VIC. Follow-up NV from Germany (12 February 2024).
  • "Space - Youth - Future Generations", joint side event co-organized by the Government of Austria, Space Generation Advisory Council and the Office for Outer Space Affairs, 7 Feb. 2024, starting 6 p.m. Vienna time (CET), room M2 at the VIC.
  • "UK/UNOOSA Collaboration on Space Sustainability: Announcing Phase 4", side event co-organized by the United Kingdom and the Office for Outer Space Affairs, 8 Feb. 2024, 9:30-9:50 a.m. Vienna time (CET) in the space exhibit, ground floor at the VIC.
  • Reception hosted by the Delegation of Romania to the STSC and the Chair of STSC, 8 February 2024, starting 6:15 p.m., Vienna time (CET), Mozart Room at the VIC.

Applications to attend the 61st session of STSC as ad hoc observer

Pact for the Future

STSC 2023 Session Page

VIRTUAL BRIEFING TO THE PERMANENT MISSIONS ON THE PREPARATION FOR THE UPCOMING SESSION

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, in its capacity as the secretariat of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Subcommittees, has the pleasure to invite Member States of the United Nations and permanent observers of the Committee to a briefing in preparation for the upcoming session of the Subcommittee.

The Briefing is scheduled for Wednesday, 10 January 2024, 14:00-15:00 CEST (2.00 - 3.00 p.m. Vienna time). Click here for the briefing presentation.

 

 

Session Documents

Final Report of the 61st session (A/AC.105/1307)

A/AC.105/1307

 

Draft Report of the 61st session (A/AC.105/C.1/L.411 & Addenda)

A/AC.105/C.1/L.411

 

Draft Report of the Working Group of the Whole (A/AC.105/C.1/WGW/2024/L.1)

A/AC.105/C.1/WGW/2024/L.1

 

Draft Report of the Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space (A/AC.105/C.1/NPS/2024/L.1)

A/AC.105/C.1/NPS/2024/L.1

 

Draft Report of the Working Group on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities (A/AC.105/C.1/LTS/2024/L.1)

A/AC.105/C.1/LTS/2024/L.1

 

Conference Room Papers (A/AC.105/C.1/2024/CRP.)

A/AC.101/C.1/2024/CRP.

 

Non-papers

 

Provisional List of Participants (A/AC.105/C.1/2024/CRP.2)

A/AC.105/C.1/2024/CRP.2

 

Information for Participants attending STSC 2024 (A/AC.105/C.1/2024/CRP.1)

A/AC.101/C.1/2024/CRP.1

 

Annotated Provisional Agenda (including indicative schedule of work) (A/AC.105/C.1/L.412)

A/AC.105/C.1/L.412

 

Final Report of the 60th session (A/AC.105/1279)

A/AC.105/1279

 

Final Report of the COPUOS 66th session (A/78/20)

A/78/20

General Assembly resolution: International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space (A/RES/78/72)

A/RES/78/72

 

Series: A/AC.105/

A/AC.105/

 

Series: A/AC.105/C.1/

A/AC.105/C.1/

 

Series: A/AC.105/C.1/L.

A/AC.105/C.1/L.

 

General Assembly resolutions and related documents

GARES & DOCS

 

COPUOS Reports

COPUOS Reports

 

STSC Reports

STSC Reports

 

Publications

PUB

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