Space Sustainability Rating

Space Sustainability Rating wins 3rd place award from GCSP

On May 30, the Space Sustainability Rating (SSR) was awarded third place by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy for their 2023 GCSP Prize for Transformative Futures in Peace and Security. Launched in the autumn of 2022, this award aims to recognize innovative concepts that demonstrate remarkable potential in tackling pressing […]

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Paris Calling: eSpace goes to IAC2022

From 18-22 September, a delegation from eSpace travelled to Paris to participate in the 73rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) around this year’s motto “Space for @ll”. With more than 6,500 delegates and representatives from governments, non-governmental organisations, industry and academia, over 250 exhibitors, and conferences, lectures and interactive sessions over […]

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Unlocking the potential of space for the UN SDGs

Space resources and infrastructure have a major part to play in the realm of sustainability. The Space Sustainability Rating (SSR) at eSpace – the EPFL Space Center is working to incentivise all space actors to take a leading role in helping to realise the ambitions of the SDGs, and deliver […]

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A new rating for space sustainability

04.08.22 – The new Space Sustainability Rating hosted at eSpace, the EPFL Space Center, encourages space actors to design and implement sustainable and responsible space missions – trailblazing the path to ensure the long-term sustainability of the space environment. Last year, the launch date of the much-awaited James Webb Space […]

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Space Sustainability Rating is now live

The Space Sustainability Rating, an innovative and practical tool to support space actors in designing their missions and managing their operations more sustainably and responsibly, officially launched on 23 June 2022. The Space Sustainability Rating (SSR) celebrated its official launch today at the 4th Space Sustainability Summit, hosted by the […]

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Op-ed | A new way to incentivize safer conditions for operating in space

The post Op-ed | A new way to incentivize safer conditions for operating in space appeared first on SpaceNews. The rising number of satellites launched in recent years, driven by the emergence of new actors and commercial satellite constellations in low-Earth orbit, has amplified concerns about preserving the long-term use […]

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Space Sustainability Rating to launch in June

21.04.22 – The Space Sustainability Rating will allow space operators to improve the sustainability of their missions by obtaining a rating informed by transparent, data-based assessments and actionable guidance to support their space debris mitigation efforts. The Space Sustainability Rating (SSR), an initiative hosted by the eSpace – EPFL Space […]

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