43rd Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and Associated Events “COSPAR 2020”

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Host Organization: Australian Academy of Science

Scientific Program Chair: Prof. Iver Cairns, University of Sydney, School of Physics

Abstract Deadline: mid-February 2020


Approximately 125 meetings covering the fields of COSPAR Scientific Commissions (SC) and Panels:

  • SC A: The Earth's Surface, Meteorology and Climate
  • SC B: The Earth-Moon System, Planets, and Small Bodies of the Solar System
  • SC C: The Upper Atmospheres of the Earth and Planets Including Reference Atmospheres
  • SC D: Space Plasmas in the Solar System, Including Planetary Magnetospheres
  • SC E: Research in Astrophysics from Space
  • SC F: Life Sciences as Related to Space
  • SC G: Materials Sciences in Space
  • SC H: Fundamental Physics in Space
  • Panel on Satellite Dynamics (PSD)
  • Panel on Scientific Ballooning (PSB)
  • Panel on Potentially Environmentally Detrimental Activities in Space (PEDAS)
  • Panel on Radiation Belt Environment Modelling (PRBEM)
  • Panel on Space Weather (PSW)
  • Panel on Planetary Protection (PPP)
  • Panel on Capacity Building (PCB)
  • Panel on Education (PE)
  • Panel on Exploration (PEX)
  • Panel on Interstellar Research (PIR)
  • Special events: interdisciplinary lectures, round table, etc.

Selected papers published in Advances in Space Research and Life Sciences in Space Research, fully refereed journals with no deadlines open to all submissions in relevant fields.


COSPAR Secretariat


https://www.cospar-assembly.org (scientific program)

http://www.cospar2020.org (registration, accommodation, etc.)



15 – 23 August 2020


Sydney, Australia