Highlights and lessons learned from missions flown over the last year, with emphasis on the technical enablers that allowed success. Overview of missions and enabling technologies expected to launch within the next year.

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2006
Tuesday, August 15th
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