The Space Risks Study Group comprises a group of highly experienced and well recognised industry leaders and experts from throughout the global market. The space risks insurance sector provides coverage for small cube satellites to big GEO satellites and large satellite constellations covering Launch liability, physical satellite launch, and satellites in orbit.

The Group also provides the Union with up to date information on trends, statistics and global developments in the Satellite Operator and Space Insurance markets.

Space Risks Study Group Presentations 2024

Introduction – Pascal Lecointe (Hiscox MGA), SRSG Chair

Annual AXA/XL Space Risks Statistics – Chris Kunstadter/Rob Schenone (AXA/XL)

Reset of Space Insurance - Pascal Lecointe

  Risk Considerations for Lunar Missions – Neil Fleming (Ascot/Nebula Space Consortium)

Evolving Space Landscape – Changing Risks – Kate Maliga (LeoLabs)

Go To SRSG Montreal 2024 Presentations

Lisbon 2023 SRSG Programme

  • Introduction and Comments on ESG Implications for the space sector - Pascal Lecointe (SRSG Chair)
  • Space Risks Statistics Update/New Rocket Developments - Chris Kunstadter
  • Astro-politics (Geopolitics in space) - Pascal Lecointe
  • Commercial Moon Visits  - Takeshi Hakamada (iSpace)
  • SpaceX Starship Project - a Game Changer? - Jan Schmidt
  • Go To SRSG Lisbon 2023 Presentations

What Keeps Space Insurers up at Night?

Chris Kunstadter, a previous Member of the Space Risks Study Group and currently Immediate Past President of the Union, has recently had an article published in the American Bar Association’s Air & Space Lawyer. The article focuses on two of the main issues that have recently come to the fore – collision risk and commercial human space flight. 

You can download the article through the following link:

What Keeps Space Insurers up at Night?

Study Group Members

Picture courtesy of Ms. Motoko Mori, Arianespace Tokyo Office

Current topics of particular interest:

  • Wording trends
  • Cyber threats
  • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellations

2025 Members' Conference

Our 2025 Members' Conference will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from Tuesday  3 to Thursday 5 June 2025.

Prague 2025 Members’ Conference