Outline of the Symposium

General Topics
- National Reports
- New Techniques and Instrumentation (incl. Range Facilities)
- New trends and the latest developments in the use of sounding rockets and balloons for scientific research
- Space-related Education
- Combined In-Situ, Ground-based and Satellite Projects

Scientific Topics
- Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry
- Magnetosphere Ionosphere
- Life and Physical Sciences and Applications in Space
- Astrophysics, Astronomy and Cosmology

- Ranges
- Agencies
- Companies

The Symposium offers the opportunity to display and demonstrate hardware and software to participants. Of particular interest are service systems for balloons and sounding rockets, experiment hardware and new technologies/diagnostic tools/measurement systems.

Proposed Symposium Keynote Speakers:
D. Beysens (F) - Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de Paris - France
R. Demets (NL) - European Space Agency
J. Moen (N) - University of Oslo - Norway
H. Oelhaf (D) - Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung Karlsruhe - Germany
H. Page (GB) - European Space Agency - The Netherlands
P. Von Ballmoos (CH) - Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements - France
In addition Prof. Jacques Blamont (CNES) will kindly give a lecture on Thursday evening during the conference dinner.

The Symposium chart and Preliminary Programme:
The Symposium chart
Preliminary Programme