The following list of topics for micro/nano/pico-satellites (less than approximately 100kg satellites) is of relevance to the Symposium:

A) Novel missions and applications

1) Earth observation

2) Disaster monitoring

3) Communication type missions

4) Space science and space exploration

5) “Personal use” type missions

6) Other new areas of missions

C) Technologies and infrastructure

1) Satellite architectures

2) Novel components and interface technologies

3) Software development styles and architectures

4) Ground test techniques and standardization

5) Ground station systems

6) Archive and information processing

7) Launch opportunities

8) Regulatory issues

9) Education and capacity building

B) Lessons learned as to space exploration

1) Public welfare type service

2) Service for business

3) Experiences of actual satellite projects in other fields