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    Title

    Enabling safe commercial spaceflight: vehicles and spaceports

    Description

    This session is addresses new and existing spaceports and factors that launch vehicle and spaceplane operators may use in evaluating the selection of a launch and/or landing location. Topics include: safety, air and spaceport facilities, runways, geography, air and space traffic, weather, population density, access to workforce and technical support, customer needs, regulations, and other areas. Papers are welcome from spaceports, airports, space transportation providers, support equipment providers, academia, commercial companies and governments.

    Date

    2015-10-15

    Time

    09:45

    Room

    Kerem Carmit (Crowne Plaza Hotel, -1 floor)

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Mr. Christophe Chavagnac, Airbus Defence and Space SAS, France;

    • Co-Chair: Mr. John Sloan, Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST), United States;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Francesco Santoro, Altec S.p.A., Italy;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    09:45

    approaches to development of commercial spaceport and associated ground segment driven by specific spaceplane vehicle and mission operation requirements

    15'

    confirmed

    Dr. Francesco Santoro

    Altec S.p.A.

    Italy

    2

    10:00

    Integration of Suborbital Spaceflight at a Commercial Airport in France

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Jérôme Crevatin

    ENAC

    France

    3

    10:15

    The Recent Status of Spaceports as the Anchor for Space Activities in Japan

    15'

    confirmed

    Ms. Misuzu Onuki

    Space Frontier Foundation

    Japan

    4

    10:30

    Development of International Urban Spaceports

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Charles Lauer

    Rocketplane Global, Inc.

    United States

    6

    10:45

    THE ROCKETPLANE XS-1 MACH 12 SUBORBITAL SPACEPLANE - A CASE STUDY FOR HIGH SPEED POINT TO POINT TRANSPORTATION SAFETY & OPERATIONAL ISSUES

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Charles Lauer

    Rocketplane Global, Inc.

    United States

    7

    11:00

    The ixv ground segment as an initial approach to the support of commercial suborbital missions

    15'

    confirmed

    Dr. Francesco Santoro

    Altec S.p.A.

    Italy