The IAF supported the SpaceOps Organization as its Secretariat at the SpaceOps Fall Meeting in Tokyo, Japan from 27 to 30 November 2018.
The meeting was hosted by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and was attended by more than 40 representatives from SpaceOps Member space agencies and partners. During the meeting, Dr. Christian Feichtinger, IAF Executive Director presented the development of the SpaceOps Directory, the SpaceOps conference submission system, and outreach plans for the organization.
The meeting also included presentations from 16 space agencies and partner organizations on space operations activities, and addressed preparations for the SpaceOps 2020 Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on 18-22 May 2020, hosted by the South African National Space Agency (SANSA). The meeting also included a visit to JAXA’s headquarters and the operations facility, the Tsukuba Space Center.