Observing the Earth and Planets: The next 50 years symposium

19-21 September 2011

This symposium was held to discuss near to long-term opportunities and possibilities for space based research in the areas of:

  • Earth observations
  • Planetary science
  • Astrobiology
  • Extra-Solar planetary systems
  • Economic and societal impact

The programme for the three-day event included a symposium lecture, keynote talks, summary talks, poster sessions, discussion sessions and plenty of opportunities for networking.

Discussion Topics during the Symposium

  • What are the next steps in future decades?
  • What is the science to be done?
  • What are the synergies between areas?
  • Role of Academia in the Space Sector?

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