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1991
Tuesday, August 27th
11:15 AM

PAFERM: The Ulisses Particles and Fields Environment Reference Mission

A. Ginati, OHB-System GmbH
J. Beeck, TZN Forschungs-und Entwicklungszentrum GmbH
H. Kunow, University of Kiel

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Small Spacecraft Activities at JPL

Ross Jones, California Institute of Technology

11:30 AM

11:44 AM

Auroral Cluster: A Space Physics Mission for Multiple, Electronically Tethered Small Satellites

J.P. Andrews, Southwest Research Institute
J.R. Scherrer, Southwest Research Institute
J.H. Waite, Southwest Research Institute
J.L. Burch, Southwest Research Institute

11:44 AM

11:59 AM

To the Moon from a B-52: Robotic Lunar Exploration using the Pegasus Winged Rocket and Ballistic Lunar Capture

Edward Belbruno, Pomona College
Rex Ridenoure, California Institute of Technology
Jaime Fernandez, Orbital Sciences Corporation,

11:59 AM

12:14 PM

MEDSAT: A Small Satellite for Malaria Early Warning and Control

James Slawski, The University of Michigan
John Vesecky, The University of Michigan
Byron Wood, NASA Ames Research Center
James Lawless, NASA Ames Research Center

12:14 PM

12:29 PM

Small Satellite Radiometric Measurements

Paul Weber, Los Alamos National Laboratory

12:29 PM

12:44 PM

THERMION: Verification of a Thermionic Heat Pipe in Microgravity

George Powell, Utah State University
Frank Redd, Utah State University

12:44 PM

12:59 PM

SARA: A Students Space Initiative

Olivier Girard, Dassault Aviation
Marc Schaefer, Esieespace

12:59 PM

1:45 PM

System Design for Commercial Microsatellite Missions

Dino Lorenzini, Interferometrics Inc.
Vincenzo Violi, Space and Orbit Support System Division

1:45 PM

2:00 PM

A Survey of Small Spacecraft in Commercial Constellations

John Hatlelid, Motorola, Inc.
David Sterling, Motorola, Inc.

2:00 PM

2:15 PM

A Global Enviromental Data Distribution System

Philip Walker, Sierracom Inc

2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Delta Launch Vehicle Accommodations for Small Satellites

K.R. Knox, McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company

2:30 PM

2:45 PM

COMET: Gateway to Commercial Space

Thomas Ajluni, Westinghouse Electric Corporation
James Hager, Defense Systems Incorporated

2:45 PM

3:30 PM

Applications of Small Satellites for Defense Space Communication Systems and Technology Development: Pegasus Flight-2 and the Launch of Microsat

R. Bonometti, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
E. Nicastri, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
T. Darone, DARPA/ASTP SErA Office
R. Steele, DARPA/ASTP SErA Office
W. Montag, Conatec,inc.

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

Utilization of the Multiple Access Communications Satellite (MACSAT) in Support of Tactical Communications

B. Steele, DARPAIASTP SETA Office
C. McCormick, DARPAIASTP SETA Office
K. Brandt, DARPAIASTP SETA Office
W. Fornwalt, Defense Systems Incorporate
R. Bonometti, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

3:45 PM

4:00 PM

System Requirements for Satellite Video Relays Supporting Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Jeffrey Randorf, US Army Missile Command

4:00 PM

4:15 PM

A Small, Primary Solar-Electric Propulsion Demonstration Satellite

Hans Meissinger, Microcosm, Inc.

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

Army Tactical Satellite Communications

LTC Lee Veltum, US Army Space Institute
Michael Freeman, US Army Space Institute

4:30 PM

4:45 PM

Development of a Space Computer - A Low Risk Approach to Control and Data Processing Applications in Small Satellites

Vincent Poole, Honeywell, Inc.

4:45 PM

5:00 PM

Multi-Purpose Satellite Bus

Daniel Sakoda, Naval Postgraduate School
Brij Agrawal, Naval Postgraduate School

5:00 PM

Wednesday, August 28th
10:45 AM

Small Upper Stage: An Orbit Enabling Hydrazine Propulsion Stage for the Small Satellite Community

Thane Reitan, Rocket Research Company
Charles Merk, Naval Research Laboratory

10:45 AM

11:00 AM

"SPACE EGGS" - Satellite Coverage Model for Low Earth Orbit Constellations

Janis Indrikis, Rockwell International Corporation
Robert Cleave, Rockwell International Corporation

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

The DSI Small Satellite Launcher

Donald Gibbons, Defense Systems Inc
Jeff Wise, Defense Systems Inc

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

LEOSTAR: A Small Spacecraft for LEO Communication Missions

G. Barresi, ITALSPAZIO
G. Rondinelli, ITALSPAZIO
C. Soddu, ITALSPAZIO
D. Brown, ESA/ESTEC

11:30 AM

1:45 PM

Miniaturized, Low-Power Parallel Processor for Space Applications

W.J. Jacobi, Space Computer Corporation
N.J. Teneketges, Space Computer Corporation
L.A. Wadsworth, Space Computer Corporation

1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Six Channel Spaceborne GPS Receiver

Richard Sfeir, Rockwell International Corporation
Roger Weninger, Rockwell International Corporation

2:00 PM

2:15 PM

Common-Pressure-Vessel Nickel-Hydrogen Battery Development

Burton Otzinger, Rockwell Internatinal
James Wheeler, Eagle-Picher Industries

2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Yaw Control - A Simple Way to Enhance Solar Array Performance

Emery Reeves, Stanford University

2:30 PM

2:45 PM

SEDSAT 1 Advanced Photovoltaic Power System Technology Demonstration Flight

Dennis Wingo, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Cheryl Bankston, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Steve Tesney, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Namsoo Kim, Boeing Defense & Space
Ronald Gale, Kopin Corporation

2:45 PM

3:00 PM

The WEBERSAT Camera: An Inexpensive Earth Imaging System

Stephen Jackson, Weber State University
Jeffrey Raetzke, Weber State University

3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Electrical, Electronic, and Electro-mechanical Parts for Space Flight Use, A Review

Gerard Kiernan, Kiernan Engineering

3:15 PM

3:30 PM

A Deployable Stiffened Biconvex Mast

Nancy Holt, Stanford University
Emery Reeves, Stanford University

3:30 PM

The Commandable Rate Scanner: Precision Attitude Sensing for Spinning Spacecraft

David Skulsky, Microcosm, Inc.

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

Flexible Booms, Momentum Wheels, and Subtle Gravity-Gradient Instabilities

J.W. Hunt, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
J.C. Ray, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

3:45 PM

4:00 PM

BREM-SAT Attitude Control at Low Altitudes

Hans Koenigsmann, University of Bremen
H. Rath, University of Bremen
H. Oelze, University of Bremen
A. Ginatii, OHB-System

4:00 PM

4:15 PM

A Spacecraft Computer for High-Performance Applications

John Stone, Southwest Research Institute
Joseph Kroesche, Southwest Research Institute

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

Space Science and Microsatellites - A Case Study Observations of the Near-Earth Radiation Environment using the Cosmic-Ray Effects and Dosimetry (CREDO) Payload On-Board UoSAT-3

C.J. Underwood., Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
J.W. Ward, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
C.S. Dyer., Defence Research Agency (Aerospace Division)
A.J. Sims, Defence Research Agency (Aerospace Division)
J. Farren, AEA Technology (Instrumentation)
J. Stephen, AEA Technology (Instrumentation)

4:30 PM

Thursday, August 29th
8:30 AM

Autonomous Data Acquisition using the ACTEL 1020 FPGA

Ron Novick, EDO/Barnes Engineering Division

8:30 AM

8:45 AM

Optical Processing of Microwave Signals for Small Satellite Payloads

Dan Sullivan, Sierracom Inc.

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

DATAware; A Graphical Approach for Decoding and Displaying Small Satellite Data and Telemetry

George Starcher, University of Alabama in Huntsville

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Protocols for Store-and-Forward Message Switching via Microsatellites

J.W. Ward, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
H.E. Price, Quadron Service Corporation

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Single Event Upset Error Protection for Solid State Data Memory on Microsatellites

M.S. Hodgart, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
C.I. Underwood, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
J.W. Ward, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Spaceborne Application Multiprocessor Operating System

Gary Grisbeck, Control Data Corporation
Wesley Webber, Control Data Corporation

9:45 AM

10:30 AM

SOESAT Low Cost Telemetry Ground Station

David Horton, San Jose State University

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Earth-Space LEOSAT Communication using Optical Frequencies

Kenneth Baker, Satellite Communications Group
Timothy Pratt, Satellite Communications Group

10:45 AM

10:59 AM

Tracking Small Satellites using Translated GPS

Don Lefevre, Cynetics Corporation
Daniel Mulally, Cynetics Corporation

10:59 AM

11:15 AM

A Comparison of Digital Modulation Methods for Small Satellite Data Links

Daniel Mulally, Cynetics Corporation
Don Lefevre, Cynetics Corporation

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

SURFSAT: Supporting Deep-Space-Network Research and Development with a Student-Designed Small Satellite

Jonathan Chow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

11:30 AM