COSPAR Panel on Exploration (PEX)
Committee On Space Research (COSPAR)
After the USSR launched its first Earth Satellite in 1957 and thereby opened the space age, the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU), now the International Council for Science, established its Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) during an international meeting in London in 1958. COSPAR's first Space Science Symposium was organized in Nice in January 1960.
39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Mysore, India, 14-22 July 2012
A vision for space exploration: Science as a bridge connecting stakeholders, protecting space environments, and as a focus for the education of future explorers