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2006
Monday, August 14th
1:15 PM

Keynote Address

Mike Griffin, Administrator, NASA

1:15 PM

3:15 PM

From the Perspective of the Pioneers: The Small Sat Revolution

Kristen Wilkinson, Astrionics, Inc.

3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Twenty (plus) Years of University-Class Spacecraft: A Review of What Was, An Understanding of What Is, And a Look at What Should Be Next

Michael Swartwout, Washington University in St. Louis

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

The "Personal Computer" Revolution in Space

Martin Sweeting, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd
Alex da Silva Curiel, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd
Wei Sun, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

3:45 PM

4:00 PM

The Rise and Fall of the Capital Asset – An Investigation into the Aerospace Industry Dynamics and Emerging Small Satellite Missions

Stanley Kennedy, Jr., Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Todd Mosher, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Quinn Young, Space Dynamics Laboratory

4:00 PM

Tuesday, August 15th
8:45 AM

How to Improve Small Satellite Missions in Two Easy Steps: Adopting Space Debris Mitigation Guidelines and Improving Space Surveillance Network Tracking Support

G. Taft DeVere, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Space Analysis
Jason Randolph, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Space Analysis

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Cost-Effective Earth Observation Missions Outcomes and Visions from the International IAA Study

Rainer Sandau, DLR, German Aerospace Center
Larry Paxton, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Jaime Esper, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Microsatellites at Very Low Altitude

Hezi Atir, RAFAEL, Armament Development Authority Ltd.

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Microspacecraft and the Vision For Space Exploration

Matt Bille, Booz Allen Hamilton
Kris Winkler, Booz Allen Hamilton

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

"The Next 20 Years- Can Small Sats Become a Mainstream Asset for the U.S. Government?" An Industry Perspective

Leigh Coolidge, BAE Systems
John Delaney, BAE Systems
Bryan Lee, BAE Systems
Terry Rector, BAE Systems
John Stuart, BAE Systems

9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Micro-Inspector Spacecraft An Overview

Hannah Goldberg, California Institute of Technology
Juergen Mueller, California Institute of Technology
Leon Alkalai, California Institute of Technology

10:00 AM

10:15 AM

A Satellite Data Model for the AFRL Responsive Space Initiative

Kenneth Sundberg, Utah State University
Scott Cannon, Utah State University
Todd Hospodarsky, Utah State University
Don Fronterhouse, Air Force Research Laboratory
Jim Lyke, Air Force Research Laboratory

10:15 AM

10:45 AM

Keynote Address

Gen. Lance Lord, Air Force Space Command

10:45 AM

1:30 PM

Issues and Implications of the Thermal Control System on Responsive Space Missions

Andrew Williams, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate
Scott Palo, University of Colorado

1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Satellite-as-a-Sensor Neural Network Abnormality Classification Optimization

Michelle Hammond, Air Force Center for Research Support (CERES)
2d Lt Ryan Jobman, Air Force Center for Research Support (CERES)

1:45 PM

1:59 PM

Multi Payload Ejector (MPE), Bridging the Gap in Recurring Space Access

Jeffrey Reddish, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

1:59 PM

2:14 PM

SpaceWire: Key Principles Brought out from 40 Year History

Paul Walker, 4Links Limited
Barry Cook, 4Links Limited

2:14 PM

2:29 PM

The DoD Space Test Program-Standard Interface Vehicle (STP-SIV) Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Standard Payload Adapter (ESPA) Class Program

Mike Marlow, DoD Space Test Program, Space Missile Systems Center, Detachment 12
Lt Col Randy Ripley, DoD Space Test Program, Space Missile Systems Center, Detachment 12
Capt Chris Badgett, DoD Space Test Program, Space Missile Systems Center, Detachment 12
Hallie Walden, Ball Aerospace Technologies Corporation

2:29 PM

2:44 PM

Information Assurance in the Next Generation Small Satellites May Become the Law!

Gene Katz, General Dynamics C4 Systems

2:44 PM

2:59 PM

The Changing Paradigms of Satellite Reconnaissance, Creating Opportunities in the Small Satellite Industry

Mark Wilkinson, Space Dynamics Laboratory

2:59 PM

3:14 PM

A Global System for Dangerous Sea Monitoring Using Space Based GPS Bistatic Remote Sensing

Scott Gleason, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
Alex da Silva Curiel, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
Ka Bian, University of Surrey
Stephen Mackin, University of Surrey

3:14 PM

3:29 PM

Using Small Satellites for New Applications: Next Generation Swedish Space Corporation Spacecraft

Erik Clacey, Swedish Space Corporation
Nils Pokrupa, Swedish Space Corporation
Stafffan Persson, Swedish Space Corporation
Åke Rosenqvist, Swedish Space Corporation

3:29 PM

3:44 PM

LQG/LTR Control of Small Flexible Spacecraft with Elastic Memory Composite Appendages

Joseph Fulton, US Air Force Academy
Scott Palo, University of Colorado
Don Mackison, University of Colorado

3:44 PM

4:00 PM

An Overview and Initial In-Orbit Status Of “Index” Satellite

Hirobumi Saito, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Takahide Mizuno, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Koji Tanaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Yoshitsugu Sone, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Seisuke Fukuda, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Shin-ichiro Sakai, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Nobukatsu Okuizumi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Makoto Mita, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Yosuke Fukushima, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Masafumi Hirahara, Rikkyo University
Kazushi Asamura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Takeshi Sakanoi, Tohoku University
Akira Miura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Toshinori Ikenaga, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Yasunari Masumoto, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

4:00 PM

4:15 PM

Small Satellites CNES Programme Missions Flown and in Preparation, Lessons Learned, Success Conditions

Bernard Tatry, CNES
Marie-Anne Clair, CNES
François Buisson, CNES

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

General Architecture of ECLAIRs Microsatellite

Valerio Cipolla, CNES, DCT/TV/MT
Marcel Berger, CNES, DCT/TV/MT
Philippe Lier, CNES, DCT/SI/QI
Michel Bach, CNES, DCT/PO/MO

4:30 PM

4:45 PM

MINERVA Rover which Became a Small Artificial Solar Satellite

Tetsuo Yoshimitsu, Institute of Space Astronautical Science(ISAS)/JAXA
Takashi Kubota, Institute of Space Astronautical Science(ISAS)/JAXA
Ichiro Nakatani, Institute of Space Astronautical Science(ISAS)/JAXA

4:45 PM

5:00 PM

An Optimized Small Satellite Bus and Structure for the THEMIS Mission

Walter Eppler, Swales Aerospace, Inc

5:00 PM

5:15 PM

RazakSAT – A High Performance Satellite Waiting for Its Mission in Space

H.J. Chun, Satrec Initiative
B.J. Kim, Satrec Initiative
H.S. Chang, Satrec Initiative
E.E. Kim, Satrec Initiative
W.K. Park, Satrec Initiative
S.D. Park, Satrec Initiative
Ahmad Ashard, Astronautic Technology

5:15 PM

5:30 PM

Structural Verification of the Rigidizable Inflatable Get-Away-Special Experiment

Anna Gunn-Golkin, Air Force Institute of Technology
Sarah Helms, Air Force Institute of Technology
Richard Cobb, Air Force Institute of Technology

5:30 PM

5:45 PM

The GeneSat-1 Microsatellite MissionA Challenge in Small Satellite Design

Christopher Kitts, Santa Clara University
John Hines, NASA/Ames Research Center
Elwood Agasid, NASA/Ames Research Center
Antonio Ricco, National Center for Space Biological Technologies
Bruce Yost, Defouw Engineering, NASA Research Park
Karolyn Ronzano, Lockheed-Martin Corporation
Jordi Puig-Suari, Cal Poly State University

5:45 PM

6:00 PM

Adapting to Change in Small Satellites, Lessons from the TacSat Program

Terrance Yee, Microsat Systems, Inc.

6:00 PM

6:15 PM

The GIOVE-A Small Navigation Mission

Andy Bradford, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Philip Davies, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Doug Liddle, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
John Paffett, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Martin Sweeting, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Wies Tondryk, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Giuliano Gatti, European Space Agency
Antonio Garutti, European Space Agency

6:15 PM

6:30 PM

Micro Satellite Bus for Stand-alone Earth Imaging / Space Science Payloads

Raghava Murthy, ISRO Satellite Center
K Thyagarajan, ISRO Satellite Center

6:30 PM

Wednesday, August 16th
8:45 AM

Robust Attitude Control with Fuzzy Momentum Unloading for Satellites using Reaction Wheels

J. Zapf, Purdue

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Communications On Board: A Satellite Data Handling and Ground Communication System

Andrew Strange, Taylor University

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

A Software Defined Radio AIS for the ZA-002 Satellite

Kgabo Mathapo, University of Stellenbosch

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Rapid Manufacturing of Satellite Structures and Heat Pipes using Ultrasonic Consolidation

Jared Clements, Utah State University
Josh George, Utah State University

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

High Performance Attitude Determination through Analysis of Geometric Distortions within Earth Observational Satellite Imagery

David Bamber, Surrey Space Centre

9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Controlling Swarms of Bandit Inspector Spacecraft

Jeremy Neubauer, Washington University in St. Louis

10:00 AM

10:45 AM

Keynote Address

Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General

10:45 AM

1:30 PM

Quantum Dot Technology for Low-Cost Space Power Generation for Smallsats

Theodore Stern, DR Technologies, Inc.

1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Plug-n-Play, Reliable Power Systems for Nanosatellites

Craig Clark, Clyde Space Limited
Alejandro Lopez, Clyde Space Limited

1:45 PM

1:59 PM

SMARTSCAN – Smart Pushbroom Imaging System for Shaky Space Platforms

Klaus Janschek, Technische Universität
Valerij Tchernykh, Technische Universität
Sergeij Dyblenko, Technische Universität

1:59 PM

2:14 PM

Forced Air Convection Thermal Switch Concept for Responsive Space Missions

Andrew Williams, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate
Scott Palo, University of Colorado

2:14 PM

2:29 PM

Rapid Manufacturing of Reconfigurable Satellite Panels with Embedded Electronics, Embedded Thermal Devices, and Novel Structural Features

Quinn Young, Space Dynamics Laboratory
Brent Stucker, Utah State University

2:29 PM

2:44 PM

Overview of the XNAV Program, X-ray Navigation using Celestial Sources

Dave Beckett, Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.

2:44 PM

2:59 PM

Performance Modelling of Imaging Service of Earth Observation Satellites with Two-dimensional Markov Chain

Wen Chen, Surrey Space Centre
Stephen Mackin, Surrey Space Centre
Phil Palmer, Surrey Space Centre

2:59 PM

3:14 PM

FPGA Based Attitude Control System Architecture for Increased Performance

Georg Grillmayer, Universität Stuttgart
Marc Hirth, Universität Stuttgart
Felix Huber, Steinbeis Transferzentrum Raumfahrt
Viola Wolter, Steinbeis Transferzentrum Raumfahrt

3:14 PM

3:29 PM

Single Event Effects (SEE) Mitigation of Reconfigurable FPGAs

David Czajkowski, Space Micro Inc.
Manish Pagey, Space Micro Inc.
Murat Goksel, Space Micro Inc.
David Bozek, Space Micro Inc.

3:29 PM

3:59 PM

A GPS-Based Attitude Determination System for Small Satellites

Daniel Gershman, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Kristopher Young, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Anders Kelsey, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Ofer Eldad, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Jason Rostoker, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Shan Mohiuddin, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Alessandro Cerruti, Cornell University Space Systems Labs
Mason Peck, Cornell University Space Systems Labs

3:59 PM

4:15 PM

DISCO – Develop Inertial Spin Created On-orbit: A Magnetic Spin-Rate Controller for STARSHINE 4

Jonathan Lovseth, Rockwell Collins Advanced Technology Center
Richard Schultz, University of North Dakota
Gil Moore, STARSHINE
Chris McCormick, Broad Reach Engineering
Brian Giesinger, Broad Reach Engineering
Warren Wambsganss, Rockwell Collins
Nicholas Hulst, Rockwell Collins

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

Adaptable, Multi-Mission Design of CanX Nanosatellites

Stuart Eagleson, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Karan Sarda, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Stephen Mauthe, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Tarun Tuli, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Robert Zee, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

4:30 PM

4:45 PM

The University Nanosat Program from Concept to Flight: A Dual Student Program Perspective on What Works and What Does Not

Scott Franke, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate
Marcin Pilinski, University of Texas at Austin
Millan Diaz-Aguado, University of Texas at Austin
Stephen Forbes, Washington University in St. Louis
George Hunyadi, Jackson Tull Chartered Engineers

4:45 PM

5:00 PM

Attitude Control Strategy for HAUSAT-2 with Pitch Bias Momentum System

Young-Keun Chang, Hankuk Aviation University
Seok-Jin Kang, Hankuk Aviation University
Byung-Hoon Lee, Hankuk Aviation University
Jung-Won Choi, Hankuk Aviation University
Mi-Yeon Yun, Hankuk Aviation University
Byoung-Young Moon, Hankuk Aviation University

5:00 PM

Minnesat: GPS Attitude Determination Experiments Onboard a Nanosatellite

Vibhor Bageshwar, University of Minnesota
Demoz Gebre-Egziabher, University of Minnesota
William Garrard, University of Minnesota
Jason Mintz, University of Minnesota
Jason Andersen, University of Minnesota
Ella Field, University of Minnesota
Vincent Jusuf, University of Minnesota
Abdul Khan, University of Minnesota
Nathan Moehnke, University of Minnesota
James Pogemiller, University of Minnesota

5:00 PM

5:15 PM

A Model-Based Design Tool for Systems-Level Spacecraft Design

Brandon Eames, Utah State University
Allan McInnes, Utah State University
Jared Crace, Utah State University
Joe Graham, Utah State University

5:15 PM

5:30 PM

SSETI – Past, Present and Future

Tor Viscor, European Space Agency

5:30 PM

5:45 PM

Risk Management of Student-Run Small Satellite Programs

Elizabeth Deems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5:45 PM

Thursday, August 17th
8:45 AM

Modular CMOS Horizon Sensor for Small Satellite Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem

Mohamad Dol Bahar, Astronautic Technology
Mohd Effandi, Astronautic Technology
Mohd Hassan, Astronautic Technology
Norhizam Hamzah, Astronautic Technology
Ahmad Arshad, Astronautic Technology
Xandri Farr, Sun Space & Information Systems Pty. Ltd.
Lourens Visagie, Sun Space & Information Systems Pty. Ltd.
Willem Steyn, University of Stellenbosch

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

HexPak – Big Area from a Small Satellite

Michael Hicks, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center
Larry Capots, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

A Survey of Micropropulsion for Small Satellites

William Storck, Stanford University
Olivia Billett, Stanford University
Mitul Jambusaria, Stanford University
Andy Sadhwani, Stanford University
Pierric Jammes, Stanford University
James Cutler, Stanford University

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Design, Build, and Testing of TacSat Thin Film Solar Arrays

J William Zuckermandel, MicroSat Systems, Inc
Scott Enger, MicroSat Systems, Inc
Neeraj Gupta, MicroSat Systems, Inc

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Implications of Internet Protocol on LEO Micro-Satellite Communication Links

Keith Nicewarner, SpaceDev, Inc.

9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Stochastic Orbital Lifetime Analysis

Kandyce Goodliff, Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.
David Cornelius, Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.
Washito Sasamoto, NASA Langley Research Center

10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Fine Steering Mirror for Smallsat Pointing and Stabilization

Steven Wassom, Space Dynamics Laboratory
Morgan Davidson, Space Dynamics Laboratory
Trent Newswander, Space Dynamics Laboratory
James Cook, Space Dynamics Laboratory
Zach Casper, Space Dynamics Laboratory
Adam Shelley, Space Dynamics Laboratory

10:15 AM

10:30 AM

SIF – Yet Another Spacecraft Interconnection Standard

Doug Sinclair, SpaceQuest Canada

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Fuel Minimization for Constellation Phasing Maintenance of Multi Classes of Low-Cost Satellites

Jer Ling, National Space Organization (NSPO)
Eden Hsueh, National Space Organization (NSPO)

10:45 AM

The DARPA / USAF Falcon Program Small Launch Vehicles

David Weeks, National Aeronautics Space Administration
Steven Walker, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Tim Thompson, Booz Allen Hamilton
Robert Sackheim, Independent Consultant
John London III, National Aeronautics Space Administration

10:45 AM

10:59 AM

Responsive Flight Testing of a Launch Hardware Tracker Experiment using a Prototype Nanosat Launch Vehicle

John Garvey, Garvey Spacecraft Corporation
David Garza, The Aerospace Corporation

10:59 AM

11:14 AM

ICBM Derived Small Lift Vehicles: Past, Present, and Future

William Emmer, Mission Design, Rocket Systems Launch Program
Joel Freyenhagen, Target Vehicle Integration, Rocket Systems Launch Program
Gene Hockenberry, R&D/Space Launch, Rocket Systems Launch Program
Jeremy Geiger, R&D/Space Launch, Rocket Systems Launch Program

11:14 AM

11:29 AM

AirLaunch’s QuickReach™ Small Launch Vehicle: Operationally Responsive Access to Space

Debra Facktor Lepore, AirLaunch LLC
Joseph Padavano, Delta Velocity

11:29 AM

11:44 AM

A Custom Launch System for Satellites Smaller than 1 kg

Dorin Patru, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Kozak, Rochester Institute of Technology
Robert Bowman, Rochester Institute of Technology

11:44 AM

11:59 AM

The Atlas Secondary Experience – Yesterday, Today, and Beyond

Gerald Szatkowski, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
George Sowers, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Jim England, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Chris Andrews, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Emily Rodgers, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

11:59 AM

12:14 PM

Lessons Learned Developing Separation Systems For Small Satellites

Walter Holemans, Planetary Systems Corporation

12:14 PM

12:29 PM

The ‘Responsive Access’ Concept (RAC) and its Realisation in Russia

G.M. Webb, Commercial Space Technologies
O.A. Sokolov, Commercial Space Technologies

12:29 PM

12:44 PM

The First New Mexico Spaceport Launch: UP Aerospace and AeroAstro Team Together to Provide Regular and Repeatable Launches for Space Component Testing.

Simon Weiss, AeroAstro, Inc.
James Peverill, AeroAstro, Inc.
Rich Glover, AeroAstro, Inc.
Bill Seng, AeroAstro, Inc.
Jerry Larson, UP Aerospace, Inc.

12:44 PM

1:14 PM

The BRITE Space Telescope: A Nanosatellite Constellation for High-Precision Photometry of the Brightest Stars

Norman Deschamps, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Cordell Grant, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Dan Foisy, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Robert Zee, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Anthony Moffat, Université de Montréal
Werner Weiss, University Vienna

1:14 PM

1:29 PM

An Advanced High Resolution Optical Sensor for Small Satellite Mapping Missions

David Purl, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Luis Gomes, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Alex da Silva Curiel, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Mike Cutter, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Wei Sun, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,
Martin Sweeting, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd,

1:29 PM

1:44 PM

Application of Microspacecraft Design Methods to the Development of a Miniature, Low Cost Star Tracker for Microspace Applications

Bill Seng, AeroAstro, Inc.
Rick Fleeter, AeroAstro, Inc.

1:44 PM

1:59 PM

A 1m Resolution Camera for Small Satellites

Jeremy Curtis, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Nigel Morris, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Bryan Shaughnessy, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Nick Waltham, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Ruben Edeson, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Ian Tosh, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
John Ellis, Orbital Optics Ltd

1:59 PM

2:14 PM

The Role of Small Satellites in Aeronomy

Charles Swenson, Utah State University

2:14 PM

2:29 PM

Miniature Autonomous Star Tracker Based on CMOS APS

Dong Ying, Tsinghua University
You Zheng, Tsinghua University
Xing Fei, Tsinghua University
Chou Qin, Tsinghua University

2:29 PM