58th Plenary Meeting

The Royal Academy of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium 2-3 October 2019

The European Space Science Committee (ESSC), Committee composed of 31 scientists met for their 58th plenary meeting on 2-3 October 2019 at The Royale Academy of Belgium, Brussels (BE). The meeting was attended by 40 participants including representatives from various,local, European and International institutions, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission (EC), the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), the Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (SSB), the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO), the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO),the National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS), the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA), among others.

Agenda (pdf)


  • Dr. Olivier Boehme, Coordinator Strategy and Policy Cell, FWO
  • Dr. Maurice Borgeaud, Head of ESA Earth Observation Department 'Science, Applications and Climate', EOP-S
  • Dr. Rémy Denos, Policy Officer in Energy Technologies, EC
  • Dr. Jean-Louis Fellous, Executive Director, COSPAR
  • Dr. Colleen Hartman,SSB/ASEB Board Director, SSB (attending via WebEx)
  • Dr. Günther Hasinger, Director of Science, ESA-SCI
  • Dr. David Krása , Head of Sector Physical Sciences & Mathematics, ERCEA
  • Mr. Bob Lamboray, Policy Officer, LSA
  • Dr. Nicolas Peter, Chair of the ESRE Strategic Executive Committee, DLR
  • Ms. Nadège Ricaud, Senior Policy Officer, FNRS
  • Mr. Didier Schmitt, Coordinator for Human and Robotic Exploration, ESA
  • Dr. Werner Verschueren, Vice-Director Research, BELSPO


58 ESSC Plenary Album