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    Title

    Microgravity Experiments from Sub-Orbital to Orbital Platforms

    Description

    This session presents recent results of microgravity experiments from all disciplines using different microgravity platforms, including drop towers, parabolic aircrafts, sounding rockets and capsules.

    Date

    2015-10-13

    Time

    14:45

    Room

    314 (ICC, main level)

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Prof. Ziad Saghir, Ryerson University, Canada;

    • Co-Chair: Prof. Raffaele Savino, Italy;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    14:45

    Zero Gravity Robotic Mobility Experiments with Electrostatic and Gecko-Like Adhesives Aboard NASA's Zero Gravity Airplane

    15'

    confirmed

    Dr. Aaron Parness

    Caltech/JPL

    United States

    2

    15:00

    Parabolic flight campaigns in Europe with the Airbus A300 Zero-G: an evaluation of the scientific outcome

    15'

    confirmed

    Dr. Vladimir Pletser

    European Space Agency (ESA)

    The Netherlands

    3

    15:15

    Parabolic flight facilities – a lesson learnt on free floating objects

    15'

    withdrawn

    Mr. Riccardo Benvenuto

    Politecnico di Milano

    Italy

    4

    15:30

    Validation of Flexible Bodies Dynamics Simulator in Parabolic Flight

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Wojciech Gołębiowski

    SKA-Polska

    Poland

    5

    15:45

    ELECTROOXIDATION OF AMMONIA UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MICROGRAVITY IN PARABOLIC FLIGTHS

    15'

    no-show

    Mr. Raul Acevedo

    University of Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico

    6

    16:00

    Design and drop tower testing of a liquids experiment investigating the chaotic dripping regime in low gravity conditions

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Joshua Brandt

    University of New South Wales

    Australia

    7

    16:15

    Improvement, Evaluation and Measurement of the Microgravity Level in Recoverable Satellites

    15'

    confirmed

    Prof.Dr. Jia-wen Qiu

    China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)

    China

    8

    16:30

    Commercial Suborbital Vehicle Microgravity Research Experiment Payload Standards

    15'

    withdrawn

    Dr. Angie Bukley

    International Space University (ISU)

    United States

    9

    16:45

    SpaceShipTwo: A Suborbital Platform for Human Spaceflight and Space-Based Research

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. William Pomerantz

    Virgin Galactic L.L.C

    United States