Accessing Space with the ISS Bartolomeo Platform

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is partnering with Airbus Defence and Space GmbH to offer United Nations Member States the opportunity to accommodate a payload on the Airbus Bartolomeo external platform on the International Space Station. The mission will be open to all Member States of the United Nations, and developing countries are particularly encouraged to participate. The platform will accommodate and operate payloads provided by institutions in the participating countries.

The purpose of this Call for Interest (CFI) is to provide a summary of the proposed mission opportunity and to solicit information from Member States’ entities interested in providing payloads that could be flown on this mission. The CFI also has the objective of gathering information on the interested countries so that UNOOSA may better understand the demand for this type of mission.

This mission is devoted to addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Call for Interest

Applications from: 6 December – 31 January 2019 – OPEN NOW

For additional information, please have a look at the  CFI document

To submit your expression of interest, please fill in the CFI form

Visit UNOOSA website to learn more.




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