ISWI Newsletter - Vol.4 No.5
14 January 2012

Dear ISWI Participant:

Immediately below, please find a message from UNOOSA in Vienna.

Dear Colleagues,

At the forthcoming 63rd International Astronautical Congress to be held from 1 to 5 October 2012 in Naples, Italy (see a special session on the theme "Effects of Space Weather on GEO Satellites" will be held as part of the 25th Symposium on Space Policy, Regulations and Economics.

This session will discuss case histories and mechanisms of effects of space weather on GEO satellites, models for prediction, and mitigation approaches. We would like to invite you to consider submitting abstracts for this session.

The call for papers can be found here. The deadline for abstract submission is 29 February 2012.

With best regards,
Werner Balogh
Dr. Werner Balogh
Programme Officer - Basic Space Technology
Space Applications Section
Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA)
United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)
E-0963, PO Box 500, 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: (+43-1) 26060-4952
Fax: (+43-1) 26060-7-4952
Email: werner.balogh[at]
Website: --------------------------------------------
Best Wishes for 2012 -- The Year of the Dragon,
George Maeda
Editor of ISWI Newsletter
Hakozaki Campus, Kyushu University, Japan.

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