6th Summit for Space Sustainability

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When: Thursday, July 11, 2024

to Friday, July 12, 2024

Where: Tokyo, Japan at The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Odaiba

Co-hosted by the Secure World Foundation and Cabinet Office, Space Policy Secretariat, Government of Japan, the 6th Summit for Space Sustainability was a high-level, multi-day policy forum attended by more than 500 people. 

With a strong focus on initiatives, trends, and perspectives from the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, the Summit highlighted opportunities and challenges for developing solutions for space sustainability.  The 6th Summit for Space Sustainability was held in coordination with the APAC’s leading commercial space conference, SPACETIDE 2024, which will took place in Tokyo from July 8-10, 2024.

All sessions from the Summit were recorded and are available publicly on the Secure World YouTube Channel. Individual sessions can be viewed from the links below. 

Conference WebsiteSessions on YouTube

Through a mix of keynotes, panels, and spotlight talks, key themes discussed included.

  • Active debris removal progress and challenges
  • Regional space situational awareness initiatives and their connection to global efforts
  • The intersection of civil, military, and commercial space, including regional perspectives on responsible space behavior
  • New partnership models, benefits, and sustainability challenges presented by space exploration activities
  • The role of sustainability in space-related finance activities
  • The roles of forums such as the ITU, COPOUS, regional bodies, and private sector initiatives in a multi-faceted space governance system


Last updated on July 22, 2024