• Space Institute for Research on Innovative Uses of Satellites

  • The SIRIUS Chair is the first international chair dedicated to research into Law and Business Management for Activities in the Space Sector.


17th Reinventing Space Conference

Participation of Pr. Lucien Rapp and Didier Alary | 12-14 november 2019 | Belfast


70th INTERNATIONAL ASTRONAUTICAL CONGRESS (IAC) 2019: “SPACE: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future”

Participation of Pr. Lucien Rapp, Maria Rhimbassen, and Cristiana Santos | 21-25 October 2019 | Washington D.C., United States


EUCASS 2019 : 8th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences

Madrid | 1-4 JULY 2019 | Spain


Winners: Mélanie Rueda-Medina & Laura Weber

Toulouse | 12 June 2019 | TOULOUSE BUSINESS SCHOOL


Winners: Nam Hieu LE HUY & Wei CHNG

Toulouse | 12 June 2019 | TOULOUSE BUSINESS SCHOOL

Présentation missions

Our objectives

SIRIUS deals with the entire range of regulatory, institutional, economic and management issues raised by the generalization of the social uses of satellites, the opening up of space activities to the competition and the development of commercial applications of space technologies. This is a new approach to space activities, focusing on the latest trends and resolutely oriented toward addressing the needs of industry.

Recherche Research

Our work

Activity report 2013-2016 : download here

The research team is made up of renowned international experts. It produces studies for industries in the French and European space sector, for publication in the top international scientific journals.

Our partners

  • CNES
  • Thalès Alénia Space
  • Airbus Defense and Space
  • TBS
  • Université Toulouse 1 Capitole