B1.1 Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS): 2019 Report of Activities to the International Astronautical Congress
Symposium: B1. IAF EARTH OBSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
Session: 1 – International Cooperation in Earth Observation Missions
As the CEOS Chair, The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will provide an overview of the ongoing activities of CEOS. This presentation will deepen awareness of and support for its Earth observation missions, data, and activities, their global relevance and benefits. ISRO will describe key initiatives undertaken in 2019 by the CEOS Chair and CEOS Strategic Implementation Team and other highlights of the CEOS organization. CEOS ensures international coordination of civil space-based Earth observation programs and promotes exchange of data to optimize societal benefit and inform decision making for securing a prosperous and sustainable future for humankind. CEOS currently encompasses 62 Agencies operating 170 satellites.