7th Mission Idea Contest for Deep Space Science and Exploration with Micro/Nano Satellites, Nov 13, 2021

"By the end of 2030, let's create a world where university students can participate in practical space projects in all countries."

UNISEC-Global has been accepted as Permanent Observer to UNCOPUOS on June 9th, 2017 in the 60th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.


UNISEC-Global's primary objective is to help create a world where space science and technology is used by individuals and institutions in every country, rich or poor, and offers opportunities across the whole structure of society - whether academic, industrial or educational - for peaceful purposes and for the benefit of humankind.

UNISEC-Global is an international nonprofit body, consisting of local-chapters across the world. Since its establishment in November 2013 in Japan, UNISEC-Global has provided a forum every year to promote practical space development activities, mainly at university level, such as designing, developing, manufacturing, launching and operating micro/nano/pico satellites and rockets, including their payloads. University students, young researchers, their tutors and other stakeholders around the world participate in the annual UNISEC-Global Meeting. We have an average of more than 130 participants from about 33 countries in each Meeting.

Moreover, it encourages its members (mainly through the Points of Contact) to establish local chapters-UNISEC branch offices, which are independently managed and operated- in their respective countries. As a consequence of establishing such local chapters, UNISEC-Global has been developing a global communication network via which it shares information and builds international connections between those interested in seeing space applied to local and global social issues.

Interview of Secretary General

Originally published in "SpaceTalk - The Next Generation", the magazine produced by the alumni of the International Space University, and reprinted here with permission.

UNISEC-Global activities in 2021

UNISEC Global Calendar

UNCOPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, 58th session: April 19-30, 2021: Vienna, Austria

13th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation (Virtual): April 27-29, 2021

UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee, 60th session: 31 May - 11 June 2021

UNCOPUOS 63rd session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Vienna, Austria, August 25 - September 3, 2021

Samara Space international summer space school: August 30 - September 10, 2021

the 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Dubai, United Arab Emirates (IAC2021) (Dubai): October 25-29, 2021

7th Mission Idea Contest for Deep Space Science and Exploration with Nano/Micro Satellite (MIC7) final presentation: November 13, 2021

27th Asia-Padific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) 2021, Hanoi, Vietnam: November 30 - December 3, 2021

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September 28, 2021
Call for abstract for the Higher education session in the Space for All Working Group at the APRSAF2021 (Nov 30-Dec.3, 2021)

September 1, 2021
Rei Kawashima, Secretary-General of UNISEC-Global made a statement at the 64th UNCOPUOS.
(YouTube Link)

August 25, 2021
Quentin Verspieren presented "UNISEC-Global initiative on government policies in support of space education" at the technical presentation on the fist day of the 64th COPUOS.
Presentation slide is here and manuscript is here.

May 31, 2021
Rei Kawashima, Secretary-Genera of UNISEC-Global made a statement at the 60th Legal Subcommittee (UNCOPUOS).
(YouTube Link)

April 28, 2021
Nate Taylor made a technical presentation on the Mission Idea Contest at the 58th STSC, UNCOPUOS.
(YouTube Link)

April 26, 2021
Rei Kawashima, Secretary-General of UNISEC-Global, made a statement at the 58th STSC (UNCOPUOS).
(YouTube Link)

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