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IAA Cosmic Study: Dynamics of space exploration: a final update

Plattard, Serge and Ehrenfreund, Pascale and Peter, Nicolas and Hertzfeld, Henry and Horneck, Gerda and Logsdon, John and Lupisella, Mark and Mackwell, Steve and Masson, Jaxques and Massou-Zwaan, Tanja and Michel, Patrick and Othman, Mazlan and Reed, Cheryl and Saccoccia, Giorgio and Suzuki, Kazuto and Ulamec, Stephan, and Ventskovski, Oleg and Westall, Frances (2015) IAA Cosmic Study: Dynamics of space exploration: a final update. IAC 2015, 12.-16.10.2015, Jerusalem, Israel.

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Abstract

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Cosmic Study “Dynamics of Space Exploration and Outlook” aims at presenting a comprehensive space policy report on the domain of space exploration. The proposed vision for space exploration is bold, collective, holistic, paved with attainable milestones shared by the stakeholders and conceived in a sustainable manner. This new challenge relies on a sense of common commitment towards an integrated international effort. Such a shared space vision could be implemented via an International Space Exploration Council acting as an efficient planning and decision-making body. This Council would include high- level government officials, space agencies, space entrepreneurial entities, and representatives of the space industry, the scientific community and the civilian society from all spacefaring countries. Under this scheme, the Council would act as a top-down structure supported by bottom-up activities involving science/technology analysis and space architecture working groups. In this study we identify challenges and opportunities where the different space stakeholders can line up on a national and/or international basis. Particular attention is given to maximize as much as possible an integrated and collective approach, as well as to prevent, through appropriate mechanisms (typically a fail-safe approach), a defaulting partnership that could jeopardize the overall progress of a common undertaking. The role of the considered Council in reconciling the interests of “individual” countries and private pursuits is also discussed A progress report of this Cosmic Study was presented at the Heads of space agencies Summit in Washington DC in January 2014. A preview of the final conclusion and recommendations which incorporate 2014 up to summer 2015 updates on the changing space exploration context, sciences drivers for exploration, dynamics of explor tion, legal and policy regime for exploration, and emerging challenges and opportunities is presented in thisbvpaper.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/101075/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:IAA Cosmic Study: Dynamics of space exploration: a final update
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Plattard, SergeESPI, AustriaUNSPECIFIED
Ehrenfreund, PascaleGeorge Washington University, USAUNSPECIFIED
Peter, NicolasEuropean Commission,BelgiumUNSPECIFIED
Hertzfeld, HenryGeorge Washington University, USAUNSPECIFIED
Horneck, GerdaInstitute of Aerospace Medicine, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany.UNSPECIFIED
Logsdon, JohnGeorge Washington University, USAUNSPECIFIED
Lupisella, MarkNASA GSFC, USAUNSPECIFIED
Mackwell, SteveLunar and Planetary Institute, USAUNSPECIFIED
Masson, JaxquesESA, NetherlandsUNSPECIFIED
Massou-Zwaan, TanjaUniversity of Leiden, NetherlandsUNSPECIFIED
Michel, PatrickUniversité de Nice/CNRS, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Othman, MazlanAcademy of Sciences MalaysiaUNSPECIFIED
Reed, CherylJohn Hopkins University, Baltimore USAUNSPECIFIED
Saccoccia, GiorgioESA, NetherlandsUNSPECIFIED
Suzuki, KazutoHokkaido University, JapanUNSPECIFIED
Ulamec, Stephan,DLR, KölnUNSPECIFIED
Ventskovski, OlegYuzhnoye Design Office, UkraineUNSPECIFIED
Westall, FrancesCNRS-Orleans, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Date:12 October 2015
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:space exploration
Event Title:IAC 2015
Event Location:Jerusalem, Israel
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:12.-16.10.2015
Organizer:IAC
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Explorationsstudien
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Space Operations and Astronaut Training > User center for space experiments (MUSC)
Deposited By: Herrmann, Astrid
Deposited On:15 Dec 2015 16:53
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:58

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