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1989
Tuesday, September 26th
11:00 AM

The Role of Small Satellites in Our National Defense

Major R.J. Bonometti, US Army
Lieutenant Colonel E.D. Nicastri, US Air Force

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Space Test Program Small Satellite Initiatives

Major Stanley Sneegas, Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

NASA'S Initial Flight Missions in the Small Explorer Program

Nickolus Rasch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
William Brown, BDM International, Inc.

11:30 AM

11:45 AM

Small Orbited Payloads: A Demand Assessment

Michael Stancati, Science Applications International Corporation

11:45 AM

12:00 PM

An Assessment of the Market for Small Satellites

Larry Stern, Virginia Center for Innovative Technology

12:00 PM

12:15 PM

Single Purpose Satellite Systems

Warren Watkins, CTA INCORPORATED

12:15 PM

1:44 PM

The MINI METSAT: A Small Low-Cost Advanced Technology Weather System

David Thompson, Spectrum Research, Inc.
William Knorr, ITT Aerospace
Jeff Sechrist, E-Systems

1:44 PM

1:59 PM

Measurement of Surface Reactions in the Space Environment

Wedad Abdou, Globesat, Inc.
Lawrence Megill, Globesat, Inc.
David Brinza, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Roger Hart, Utah State University
Gilbert Moore, Utah State University
Andrew Sexton, Sverdrup Corporation
Ali Siahpush, EG&G

1:59 PM

2:14 PM

Monitoring the Ocean with Navy Radar Altimeter Lightsats

Charles Kilgus, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Eric Hoffman, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
William Frain, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

2:14 PM

2:29 PM

An Imaging Satellite System for Tactical Applications

Kent Backman, Globesat Incorporated
Vince Tate, CTA Incorporated

2:29 PM

2:44 PM

A Single Geostationary Satellite for Mobile Terrestrial Transmitter Tracking

Chris Le Marshall, Energetics, Inc.
Donald McMillen, Intraspace Corp.
Robert Twiggs, Weber State College

2:44 PM

3:14 PM

NASA Standard GAS Can Satellite

Patrick Cudmore, NASA/GSFC
W. McIntosh, Defense Systems Inc.
M. Edison, Defense Systems Inc.
S. Nichols, Defense Systems Inc.
E. Mercier, Defense Systems Inc.
J. Wise, Defense Systems Inc.
A. Mangassarian, Defense Systems Inc.

3:14 PM

3:29 PM

The SPINSAT Bus: New and Old in a Small Package

Donald McMillen, INTRASPACE CORPORATION
Kurt Krabbe, INTRASPACE CORPORATION

3:29 PM

3:44 PM

MICROSAT: A New, Small Satellite Bus Concept

Courtney Duncan, Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation of North America

3:44 PM

3:59 PM

Naval Postgraduate School Petite Amateur Navy Satellite (PANSAT)

Daniel Sakoda, Naval Postgraduate School

3:59 PM

4:14 PM

AMSAT-NA Phase IV Project Lessons in Distributed Engineering

Dick Jansson, AMSAT

4:14 PM

4:29 PM

The Insurance Climate for Small Satellites and ELVs

Peter Stark, International Technology Underwriters

4:29 PM

Wednesday, September 27th
9:00 AM

Small Satellite Power System Design

Abbas Salim, Fairchild Space Company
George Dakermanji, Fairchild Space Company

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Autonomous Magnetic Navigation for Earth Orbiting Spacecraft

Mark Psiaki, Cornell University
Francois Martel, ITHACO, Inc.

9:15 AM

9:29 AM

Power System for the ALEXIS Satellite

Bob Dill, Astronautics
Greg Huffman, Astronautics

9:29 AM

9:44 AM

AMSAT Phase IV Propulsion and Attitude Control Systems Conceptual Design

Doug May, Thiokol Corporation

9:44 AM

9:59 AM

The TUBSAT-1 Attitude Control and Stabilization System

Amnon Ginati, Technische Universitat Berlin

9:59 AM

10:14 AM

Performance of LIPS III Attitude Control System

Robert Conway, Bendix Field Engineering Corporation
Robert Burdett, Naval Research Laboratory

10:14 AM

10:44 AM

Development of the Naval Postgraduate School Solid State Data Recorder Project

CAPT James O'Donnell, US Naval Postgraduate School
Ronald Phelps, US Naval Postgraduate School

10:44 AM

10:59 AM

A Power-Efficient BPSK Communications System for Small Satellites

Don Lefevre, Cynetics Corporation

10:59 AM

11:14 AM

QRM, Packet Satellites and Spread Spectrum

Stewart Cobb, USAF Space Systems Division

11:14 AM

11:29 AM

High Quality Image Compression for Rockets and Satellites

Richard Harris, Utah State University
Scott E. Budge, Utah State Univeristy
Paul Israelson, Utah State University
William Roark, Nichols Research Corporation
Jan Sojka, Utah State University

11:29 AM

11:44 AM

Vibration Testing for Small Satellites

Delbert Wilson, Boeing Aerospace Corporation

11:44 AM

1:29 PM

Remote Access Observatories in Low Earth Orbit -A Low-Cost Concept for a Small Scientific Spacecraft

Kenneth Kissell, Univ of Maryland and Fairborn Observatory
Russell Genet, Fairborn Observatory and AutoScope Corp.
Donald Hayes, Fairborn Observatory and Institute for Space Observations
Francois Martel, ITHACO Inc.
Bruce Rafert, Florida Institute of Technology

1:29 PM

1:44 PM

Electric Propulsion for Small Spacecraft

Ralph Lorenz, University of Southampton

1:44 PM

1:59 PM

Distributed Aperture Radar using Small Satellites

Ken Molz, Interspec Inc.

1:59 PM

2:14 PM

Small Spacecraft for Low-Cost Planetary Missions

K.J. Cole, Science Applications International Corporation
H. Feingold, Science Applications International Corporation
J. McAdams, Science Applications International Corporation
M.L. Stancati, Science Applications International Corporation
J.R. French, JRF Engineering Services

2:14 PM

2:29 PM

Small Satellite Design for Inner Solar System Exploration

Walter Daniel, United States Naval Academy
Commander Vernon Gordon, United States Naval Academy

2:29 PM

Thursday, September 28th
9:00 AM

Payload Interface Guide for the Pegasus Air-Launched Space Booster

Marty Mosier, Orbital Sciences Corporation
Gary Harris, Orbital Sciences Corporation

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Titan II Small Multisatellite Mission Approach

Aubrey Butts, Martin Marietta Astronautics Group
David Giere, Martin Marietta Astronautics Group
Bruce French, Martin Marietta Astronautics Group
John Kusnierek, Space Systems Division, USAF

9:15 AM

9:29 AM

Compendium of Small Class ELV Capabilities, Costs, and Constraints

Karen Poniatowski, NASA Headquarters

9:29 AM

9:44 AM

Solid Rocket Propulsion for Small-Satellite Applications

C.E. Carr, II, Thiokol Corporation
D.W. Walstrum, Thiokol Corporation

9:44 AM

9:59 AM

Packaging Multiple Small Satellites on a Single Launch Vehicle

Donald Gibbons, Defense Systems Inc.
Walter Holemans, Defense Systems Inc.

9:59 AM

10:14 AM

Commercial Space Opportunities from the Soviet Union

William Wirin, The Space Commerce Corporation

10:14 AM