ESPI evening event and reception during COPUOS LSC (18.4)

The Round table will discuss the topic of “On-orbit operations”, addressing future assembly and servicing of satellites on orbit, from policy, legal and technical perspectives. In the new space ecosystem, new concepts could reduce operational and development costs, but also open up a new market for on-orbit servicing. In the future satellites could be refuelled, upgraded and reconfigured directly in orbit, extending their operational life and reducing risks for operators and insurers. The Round table will be an opportunity to further discuss these concepts and identify key questions and recommendations, in terms of challenges, risks and opportunities for the various stakeholders involved.

Round table will include presentations from:

  • Jean-Jacques Tortora, Director, ESPI
  • Rodolphe Paris, Head of ESA Affairs and Key Account Manager, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Alexander Soucek, International and EU Law Services, ESA


Event Properties

Event Date 18.04.2018
Event End Date 18.04.2018
ESPI, Vienna, Austria
Schwarzenbergplatz 6, Entrance: Zaunergasse 1-3, 2nd Floor, 1030 Vienna, Austria
ESPI, Vienna, Austria
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ESPI - European Space Policy Institute

Schwarzenbergplatz 6

A-1030 Vienna

(Entrance: Zaunergasse 1)

Phone +43 1 718 11 18 -0

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