Nicolas Frouvelle, as Orekit PMC chair, was invited by the Secure World Foundation to attend the international AMOS SSA Dialogue in Maui to foster dialogue among SSA providers and end users. The goal of the AMOS Dialogue was to promote greater collaboration and cooperation toward SSA-enabled safe and responsible space operations. The 2013 AMOS Dialogue involved 22 participants from seven countries as well as across commercial, civil, and military sectors.
The discussion included updates from some of the major SSA providers on current capabilities and near-term plans as well as ideas on ways various countries and entities could contribute niche SSA capabilities. This was followed by perspectives from a selection of SSA end-users, including a LEO satellite operator and a GEO satellite operator, and the role of SSA in supporting norms of behavior in space and transparency and confidence building measures (TCBMs).
The advantage of using opensource tools like orekit was underlined during this dialogue.
For more information, you can check the Secure World Foundation website.News summary