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    IAC-17 — 68th International Astronautical Congress

    C4. SPACE PROPULSION SYMPOSIUM

    The Space Propulsion Symposium addresses sub-orbital, Earth to orbit and in-space propulsion. The general areas considered include both chemical and non-chemical rocket propulsion, air-breathing propulsion, and combined air-breathing and rocket systems. Typical specific propulsion categories of interest are liquid, solild and hybrid rocket systems, ramjet, scramjet, detonation-based propulsion and various combinations of air-breathing and rocket propulsion and nuclear, electric, solar and other advanced rocket systems. The Symposium is concerned with component technologies, the operation and application to missions of overall propulsion systems and unique propulsion test facilities.

    Coordinator

    Christophe Bonhomme
    Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)France

    Giorgio Saccoccia
    European Space Agency (ESA)The Netherlands

    Helen Webber
    Reaction Engines Ltd.United Kingdom

    Riheng Zheng
    China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation (CASIC)China

    Toru Shimada
    Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyJapan

    C4.1. Propulsion System (1)

    This session is dedicated to all aspects of Liquid Rocket Engines.

    Co-Chair

    Christophe Bonhomme
    Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)France

    Patrick Danous
    SnecmaFrance

    Rapporteur

    Akira Ogawara
    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.Japan

    Vanniyaperumal Narayanan
    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)India

    C4.2. Propulsion System (2)

    This session is dedicated to all aspects of Solid and Hybrid Propulsion.

    Co-Chair

    Stéphane Henry
    ArianeGroupFrance

    Toru Shimada
    Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyJapan

    Rapporteur

    Yen-Sen Chen
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)Taiwan, China

    C4.3. Propulsion Technology (1)

    This session includes all science and technologies supporting all aspects of space propulsion. The emphasis in this session is placed in particular components for propulsion.

    Co-Chair

    Angelo Cervone
    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)The Netherlands

    Didier Boury
    ArianeGroup SASFrance

    Rapporteur

    Elizabeth Driscoll
    GomSpace ApsUnited States

    John Harlow
    Aerojet RocketdyneUnited Kingdom

    C4.4. Electric Propulsion

    This session is dedicated to all aspects of electric propulsion technologies, systems and applications.

    Co-Chair

    Garri A. Popov
    Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and ElectrodynamicsRussian Federation

    Vanessa Vial
    Safran Aircraft EnginesFrance

    Rapporteur

    Nicoletta Wagner
    Airbus Defence and Space GmbHGermany

    Norbert Puettmann
    Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)Germany

    C4.5. Propulsion Technology (2)

    This session includes all science and technologies supporting all aspects of space propulsion. An objective is to attract papers from students and young professionals with a more technical rather than programmatic or organisational focus.

    Co-Chair

    Jacques Gigou
    European Space Agency (ESA)France

    Walter Zinner
    ArianeGroupGermany

    Rapporteur

    Max Calabro
    The Inner ArchFrance

    Zvika Zuckerman
    Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.Israel

    C4.6. New Missions Enabled by New Propulsion Technology and Systems

    The session will explore concepts for new missions that can be enabled by specific advancements in propulsion and/or integration of various propulsion technologies and systems.

    Co-Chair

    Giorgio Saccoccia
    European Space Agency (ESA)The Netherlands

    Jerrol Littles
    Aerojet RocketdyneUnited States

    Rapporteur

    Alexander Lovtsov
    SSC Keldysh Research CentreRussian Federation

    Elena Toson
    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)Italy

    C4.7-C3.5. Joint Session on Advanced and Nuclear Power and Propulsion Systems

    This session, organised jointly between the Space Power and the Space Propulsion Symposiums, includes papers addressing all aspects related to advanced and nuclear power and propulsion systems for space applications.

    Co-Chair

    Jerome Breteau
    European Space Agency (ESA)France

    Leopold Summerer
    European Space Agency (ESA)The Netherlands

    Rapporteur

    Constanze Syring
    ArianeGroupGermany

    Elizabeth Driscoll
    GomSpace ApsUnited States

    Koji Tanaka
    Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyJapan

    Vito Salvatore
    CIRA Italian Aerospace Research Center, CapuaItaly

    Youngbin Yoon
    Seoul National UniversityKorea, Republic of

    C4.8-B4.5A. Joint Session between IAA and IAF for Small Satellite Propulsion Systems

    This session will pay particular attention to propulsion systems and associated technologies as an enabler to efficient small satellite access to space and orbit change. Papers are invited discussing the particular challenges of design, manufacture, testing, operations and technological developments of small satellite propulsion systems, and the challenges of obtaining high performance within a small volume and mass. The scope includes chemical and electrical propulsion systems for major orbit changes, fine orbit control and maintenance, and end-of-life disposal. This sessions will be accepting submissions for oral presentations only. For papers with an emphasis on the small satellite and its system design, refer to other B4 sessions. For focus on other propulsion systems and technologies, refer to other C4 sessions.

    Co-Chair

    Arnau Pons Lorente
    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)Spain

    Jeffery Emdee
    The Aerospace CorporationUnited States

    Rapporteur

    Elena Toson
    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)Italy

    Elizabeth Jens
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of TechnologyUnited States

    C4.9. Hypersonic Air-breathing and Combined Cycle Propulsion

    This session covers hypersonic air-breathing and combined cycle propulsion with space applications. The typical types of engine considered in this session include: turbojet, ramjet, Scramjet, denotation engine, Turbine Based Combined Cycle (TBCC), Rocket Based Combined Cycle (RBCC), Hypersonic Pre-cooled Propulsion, Air Turbo Rocket (ATR) and other types of hypersonic combined cycle propulsion.

    Co-Chair

    Helen Webber
    Reaction Engines Ltd.United Kingdom

    Riheng Zheng
    China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation (CASIC)China

    Rapporteur

    Salvatore Borrelli
    CIRA Italian Aerospace Research CentreItaly

    C4.10. Propulsion Technology (3)

    This session included all science and technologies supporting all aspects of space propulsion.

    Co-Chair

    Norbert Puettmann
    Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)Germany

    Riheng Zheng
    China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation (CASIC)China

    Rapporteur

    Angelo Cervone
    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)The Netherlands

    Jerrol Littles
    Aerojet RocketdyneUnited States

    C4.IP. Interactive Presentations

    This session offers a unique opportunity to deliver your key messages in an interactive presentation on any of the subjects of Space Propulsion addressed in the classic Sessions. The presentation will be displayed on a digital screen in a dedicated location and available for view by all Congress attendees for the entire Congress week. In addition, one afternoon is dedicated exclusively for the attendees to view the Interactive Presentations, and the author will be assigned a specific eight minute slot to personally present the topic and interact with the attendees present. The Interactive Presentation may take advantage of all electronic display capabilities, such as: PowerPoint charts, embedded hot links, pictures, audio and video clips etc. An award will also be presented to the author of the best Interactive Presentation in the C Category at a special ceremony. An Abstract that follows the standard format must be submitted by the deadline for standard IAC abstracts.

    Co-Chair

    Christophe Bonhomme
    Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)France

    Elizabeth Driscoll
    GomSpace ApsUnited States

    Elizabeth Jens
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of TechnologyUnited States

    Jerrol Littles
    Aerojet RocketdyneUnited States

    Yen-Sen Chen
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)Taiwan, China