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Our scientific opportunities support the community through six distinct modes of operation. Links to proposal templates or on-line submission forms are provided for each individual tool.

Find explanations, forms of applications and an overview of current and past activities.


1. Content

Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all information of the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by ISSI without separate announcement.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, neither ISSI nor any other party involved in creating the website takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of users’ access to, or use of, the website. ISSI will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. The Web Portal does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by external sources and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data. These external sources also apply to our international teams’ websites.

Though ISSI uses the best technical standards to control its site, material on this website may inadvertently include technical inaccuracies or other errors. We should be grateful if users could notify us of any errors or inaccuracies they may find. Please note that users browse and use the website at their own risk. ISSI does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be uninterrupted or error free or that this website, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.

2. Referrals and links

The ISSI site contains links and references to third-party websites. These are provided for the convenience and interest of users and on the part of ISSI this implies neither responsibility for, nor approval of, information contained in these websites. ISSI is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. This is a site under the only propriety of ISSI. 

3. Copyright

The copyright for any material created by ISSI is reserved. Pictures are taken from the ESA, ESO, and NASA galleries, publications of ISSI and pictures taken by ISSI visitors. Other copyrights are particular marked.

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5. Update

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A Spiral Amongst Thousands
Credits ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, A. Martel