Benefits of support to university space projects - UNISEC challenges

Rei Kawashima, Shinichi Nakasuka

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Abstract

This paper examines socio-economic benefits of support to university space projects and discusses how it could be applied to developing countries. In order to uncover how University Space Engineering Consortium (UNISEC) activities influence societies, firstly brief history of UNISEC activities will be introduced. Secondly, recent changes related to UNISEC activities, which include emerging small private space companies in Japan, will be analyzed from socio-economic viewpoints. Thirdly, possibility and validity to apply UNISEC activities to developing countries will be discussed. Copyright IAF/IAA. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Astronautical Federation - 58th International Astronautical Congress 2007
Pages8133-8138
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
Event58th International Astronautical Congress 2007 - Hyderabad, India
Duration: 2007 Sep 242007 Sep 28

Publication series

NameInternational Astronautical Federation - 58th International Astronautical Congress 2007
Volume12

Conference

Conference58th International Astronautical Congress 2007
Country/TerritoryIndia
CityHyderabad
Period07/9/2407/9/28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Aerospace Engineering

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