Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
Comité pour la recherche spatiale
COSPAR Assembly: https://www.cospar-assembly.org
1958-10-02 Washington DC USA
Founded by H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU) at 8th General Assembly. Charter and by-laws adopted 11-13 Nov 1959, Amsterdam (Netherlands); revised 1986 and Aug 1992. New Charter and by-laws adopted Aug 1998; approved by ICSU, Oct 1998.
Promote, on an international level, scientific research in space with emphasis on exchange of results, information and opinions; provide a forum, open to all scientists, for discussion of problems that may affect scientific space research.
Events2026-08-01 | Florence, Italy – Scientific Assembly
2024-07-13 | Busan, Korea Rep – Scientific Assembly
179 past events available with paid subscription only.
ActivitiesAvailable with paid subscription only.
Council (meets every 2 years); Bureau; Secretariat. Scientific Commissions (8); Panels (12); Task Groups (6); Individual Associates (about 12,000); Industry Partners (2); Associate Supporter Programme (5).
LanguagesAvailable with paid subscription only.
StaffAvailable with paid subscription only.
FinanceAvailable with paid subscription only.
Consultative StatusAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Inter-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Non-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
PublicationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type II ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UN Sustainable Development Goals **
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.