About Initiatives

APRSAF supports the establishment of international projects as solutions for common issues such as disasters and environmental protection so that the participating parties can realize cooperation.


The Sentinel Asia initiative is an international collaboration among space agencies, disaster management agencies, and international agencies for applying remote sensing and Web-GIS technologies to support disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region. Its aims include the following...


SAFE (Space Applications For Environment)

Space Applications for Environment (SAFE) is a voluntary initiative to encourage environmental monitoring in the long term to understand environmental changes; it may be useful for risk reduction and adaptation programs associated with disasters and environmental risks...


Kibo-ABC (Asian Beneficial Collaboration through "Kibo" Utilization)

Kibo-ABC is a collaborative program established by the Space Frontier Working Group (SFWG) of APRSAF, aiming to promote ISS/Kibo utilization in the Asia-Pacific region and to share and build on the outcomes of “Kibo” utilization...


NSLI (National Space Legislation Initiative)

National Space Legislation Initiative aims to realize the following objectives through the establishment of a Study Group among the space law/policy practitioners in Asia-Pacific countries...


Climate R3:Regional Readiness Review For Key Climate Missions [Completed]

Regional Readiness Review for Key Climate Missions (Climate R3) seeks to determine the ability of APRSAF countries and institutions to benefit from data and information that will be provided by selected climate-related satellite missions in the coming years...