Highlights in Space 2006: Progress in Space Science, Technology and Applications, International Cooperation and Space Law
International Astronautical Federation, United Nations. Office for Outer Space Affairs, International Institute of Space Law
United Nations Publications, 2007 - Law - 226 pages
This publication reviews the latest developments in space science and technology, space applications, international collaboration and space law, prepared in co-operation with the International Astronautical Federation and the International Institute of Space Law. It is divided into two sections, the first section looks at developments in space technology, space applications, international co-operation and space law covering the period November 2005 to October 2006. The second section, focusing on space science and research, covers the period November 2004 to October 2006 and topics covered include: space studies of the earth and planets, space plasmas in the solar system, astrophysics, materials and life sciences related to space, satellite dynamics, environmental impacts, space weather and capacity building.
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Page iii - The second part, focusing on space science and recent progress made regarding space research, was prepared by the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and covers the period from 1 November 2004 to 31 October 2006.