Activities of the Korean Space Science Society

Young Soo Kim, Jongmann Yang, Chun Hwey Kim, Eunsup Sim, Young Jong Sohn, Jang Hyun Park

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Abstract

The Korean Space Science Society (KSSS) is an organization founded at 1984 in order to promote space science, enlarge the applications, and popularize to the public. There are about 900 members (600 regular members) consisted of university professors, institute researchers, company staffs, teachers and students. KSSS usually holds conferences twice a year, spring and autumn, and produces "Bulletin of The Korean Space Science Society", which has now 18 volumes. It publishes a research journal called "Journal of Astronomy and Space Sciences" four times a year, and volume 26 is being published in this year. In order to lead the society, there are a president, two vice-presidents, a general manager, an academic director, a financing director, and two auditors. Directing committee consisted of 20 members including the above leading persons decides major items. In addition, there are 3 other committees, Editors committee, Outreach committee, and Planning committee. There are two offices, one at Yonsei Observatory in Seoul, the other at KASI (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute) in Daejeon. In this paper, status and prospects of KSSS are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication60th International Astronautical Congress 2009, IAC 2009
Pages9589-9592
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 1
Event60th International Astronautical Congress 2009, IAC 2009 - Daejeon, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2009 Oct 122009 Oct 16

Publication series

Name60th International Astronautical Congress 2009, IAC 2009
Volume12

Other

Other60th International Astronautical Congress 2009, IAC 2009
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityDaejeon
Period09/10/1209/10/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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    Kim, Y. S., Yang, J., Kim, C. H., Sim, E., Sohn, Y. J., & Park, J. H. (2009). Activities of the Korean Space Science Society. In 60th International Astronautical Congress 2009, IAC 2009 (pp. 9589-9592). (60th International Astronautical Congress 2009, IAC 2009; Vol. 12).