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Informative session SSA

on 27 February 2013

On 7 March, the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) is organizing an informative session on the optional ESA programme Space Situational Awareness, which Romania subscribed to.

Space Situational Awareness (SSA) is a coordinated effort to detect and track space objects in orbit around the Earth, as well as monitor natural phenomena that could cause damage to satellites in orbit, to ground-based infrastructure and to people. Monitoring hazerdous or potentially hazerdous asteroids is for example part of this programme. SSA gives industry the opportunity to get involved in areas such as: radar systems, optical systems, cataloguing, orbit determination etc.

The informative session organized by ROSA takes place on 7 March, starting 09:00, at the agency’s headqurters on Mendeleev street, no 21-25, floor 3, room 301, Bucharest. During the second part of the event, after the prezentation of the programme from an ESA reprezentative, a series of meetings between ESA, ROSA and reprezentatives of participating organizations will take place.

Romanian organizations that wish to get involed in this area of activity are invited to sign up for the informative session at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until Friday, 1 March 2013. For a smooth event, you are kindly asked to express beforehand your interest in taking part in the series of meetings. Additionally, please include in your email information about your organization — contact details, activities and main areas of activity, web page.

To read more about SSA please visit this page.

SSA: Sensors will include telescopes, radars and other automated systems

Credit: ESA - P. Carrill

Contact person:

Anca Liana Costea

tel: 0213168722

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.