Committee on Space Security (2018-2021)
Objective/Scope of the Committee
The Space Security Committee will focus on issues and activities that enhance or threaten the long term sustainability of space activities.
The committee will:
- Assess and report on space debris, on natural hazards to the space environment, and other threats that may reduce humankind’s ability to work in space effectively;
- Assess and report on activities that can enhance humankind’s ability to work in space effectively;
- Promote international cooperative activities in securing outer space for current and future space activities.
- Coordinate its activities with other relevant IAF Committees and Working Groups as well as those of the IAA and IISL
- Identify areas for future studies and projects that would improve the long term sustainability of space activities.
- Provide inputs to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and to non-governmental organizations focused on space activities.
- To organise, as appropriate, Symposia and Workshops on space safety and security to be held under the auspices of the IAF.
Luca del Monte
Samantha Le May
Ray A. Williamson
David Y. Kusnierkiewicz