Foreword; G. Haskell. Session 1: Space of Service: Global Issues. Keynote address: Space and the Fate of Humanity; P. Creola. The Space Myth: When Apollo Flirts with Gaia; J. Arnould. The European Space Agency's Work with Developing Countries; V. Hood. International Space Cooperation for Service to Humanity; G. Gibbs. Space Activity and Comprehensive Security; G. Khozin. Objectives and Roles of Space Development for Social Challenges in the Post Cold War Era; H. Yoshida, M.E. Vaucher. Lessons Learned from the Viking Missions Which Are Relevant to Mission to Planet Earth: G. Soffen. The Australian Five Year Space Plan - Public Good, Commercial Benefits or Internationalization? M.E. Davis, M.J. Miller. Serving Humanity Using Space: A Great Idea, but Who Pays the Bill; J. Egan. Preface to the Proposal Summary of the 1995 Master of Space Studies (MSS) Team Design Project; R. Thomas. Space of Service to Humanity: Master of Space Studies 1995/96 Team Design Project Proposal Summary. Report on Panel Discussion 1: Global Issues; S. Challis, G. Pandozy. Session 2: Space of Service: Remote Sensing. Past, Present and Future Benefits of the ESA Earth Observation Programmes; P. Gilson, P. Osterman. A Plan for a Global Disaster Observation Satellite System (GDOS); T. Kuroda, et al. Application of Remote Sensing and Importance of Satellite Communications in a National Meteorological Services Agency; F. Bekele. Promoting the Use of Meteosat for Supporting Sustainable Development in Africa; J. Lafeuille. Commercial High-Resolution Imagery from Space as a New Information Service to Humanity: A Video Address; J. Neer. Keynote Address: INPE's Space Activities: Its Way of Putting Space of Service to Humanity; M. Lopes de Oliveira e Souza. Environmental Management in Developing Countries: Remote Sensing Case Studies; V. Singhroy. Role of Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmentally Sound and Sustainable Development; S. Murai. Limitations to the Use of Remote Sensing Technology in Kenya; B.M. Mati. A Proposal on Improved Precipitation Estimates by Satellite and Conventional Methods for Agricultural Planning in Nigeria; A.A. Okhimamhe. Report on Panel Discussion 2: Remote Sensing; D. St. Pierre, L. Valignon. Session 3: Space of Service: Telecommunications. New Strategies for Telecommunications Development; R. Jakhu. Exploration of the Equatorial LEO Orbit for Communication and Other Applications; E.S. Seumahu. Future Development of a Global Space Information and Communications Infrastructure; C.S. Welch, D.I. Wade. Report on Panel Discussion 3: Telecommunications; A. Berinstain, D. Gendre. Session 4: Space of Service: Further Applications. Proposal to Apply Results of NASA-Sponsored Research for Space Operations to Improve the Quality and Quantity of Goods and Services; R.S. Hornstein, J.K. Willoughby. Matching Space-Related Intellectual Property Rights to Space Industry Needs; B.L. Smith. Integrating Wireless Power Transportation and Solar Power Systems Studies and Society; G. Pignolet. Impact of Space Medicine Experimentation on Terrestrial Medical/Clinical Applications The Austrian Experience; F. Gerstendbrand, et al. Utilization of Satellite Communications, Remote Sensing, and Space Imagery Data for Wind Power Resource Mapping in Developing Countries; S. Ximenes. Prelude to a New Space Renaissance; T. Ohue, et al. Report on Panel Discussion 4: The Way Forward; G. Haskell. Acknowledgements.