|Type of Structure:||committee / commission|
|Duration :||1984 to present|
|Contact Address:||no office contact defined|
General information and objectivesCEOS was created in 1984 by the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations (G-7). It brings together some 20 national space agencies and an equal number of affiliates and observers, and aims to achieve international coordination in the planning of satellite missions for Earth observation and to maximize the use of data from these missions worldwide. A delegation consisting of the CEOS Chairman, the previous and next CEOS chairs, and the Strategic Implementation Team (SIT) Chairman, represents CEOS at IGOS Partners' meetings.