Innovative, proven or unproven approaches to small satellite technology (components or subsystems) that may offer quantum benefits in next generation small spacecraft.

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2009
Thursday, August 13th
8:30 AM

Integrated After-Market Solar Panel Antennas for Small Satellites

Timothy Turpin, Utah State University
Mahmoud Mahmoud, Utah State University
Reyhan Baktur, Utah State University
Cynthia Furse, University of Utah

8:30 AM

8:45 AM

Multi-Aperture Miniaturized Star Sensors, Modular Building Blocks for Small Satellite AOCS Systems

Jeroen Rotteveel, ISIS – Innovative Solutions In Space BV
Anita Le Mair, ISIS – Innovative Solutions In Space BV

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Frequency Reconfiguration of a Small Array Enabled by Functionalized Dispersions of Colloidal Material

Sean Goldberger, Texas A&M University
Frank Drummond, Texas A&M University
Rachel Anderson, Texas A&M University
Joel Barrera, Texas A&M University
Amy Bolon, Texas A&M University
Stephen Davis, Texas A&M University
Jamie Edelen, Texas A&M University
Justin Marshall, Texas A&M University
Cameron Peters, Texas A&M University
David Umana, Texas A&M University
Gregory Huff, Texas A&M University

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Rapid Development of Experimental LEON 3FT Controller Board

Sam Stratton, Aeroflex Colorado Springs
Dave Stevenson, Aeroflex Colorado Springs
Michael Johnson, NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Lithium-Ion Technology: Balancing Increased System Capability with the Potential for Explosion

Jeremy Neubauer, ABSL Space Products
Chris Pearson, ABSL Space Products
Ka Lok Ng, ABSL Space Products F4 Culham Science Centre

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Advanced Hardware-In-the-Loop RF Testing Assures Communication System Mission Success

Steve Williams, RT Logic

9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Peak Power Tracking on a Nanosatellite Scale: The Design and Implementation of Digital Power Electronics on the SFL Generic Nanosatellite Bus

Grant Bonin, UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory
Doug Sinclair, Sinclair Interplanetary
Robert Zee, UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

MEMS in Space – A New Technology Advancing from Flight Experiment to Proven COTS Product

Andrew Carrel, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd
Paul Alderton, Atlantic Inertial Systems

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

A Common Ground Experiment Testbed for Synthetic Mission Demonstration of Small Satellites

Xiaoqian Chen, National University of Defense Technology
Wen Yao, National University of Defense Technology
Yiyong Huang, National University of Defense Technology
Yong Zhao, National University of Defense Technology

10:45 AM