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    Title

    Small Launchers: Concepts and Operations (Part I)

    Description

    Discussion of existing, planned and future Launchers for small payloads ranging from 1500 kg to as low as 1 kg into Low Earth Orbit. Includes innovative solutions such as airborne systems, evolutions from sub-orbital concepts, combinations of existing / emerging elements and new elements, reusable, partially reusable and expendable concepts, and flexible, highly responsive concepts. Includes mission operations, design, development, and specific constraints. For discussion on small satellite missions not focused on launchers and their operations, please refer to session B4.5.

    Date

    2018-10-02

    Time

    14:45

    Room

    CCB Lloydsaal

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Mr. Harry A. Cikanek, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States;

    • Co-Chair: Mr. Ulf Palmnäs, SSC, Sweden;

    • Rapporteur: Mr. Julio Aprea, European Space Agency (ESA), France;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    14:45

    The Light Launcher Landscape: A compilation and assessment of publicly available data on market, competition and financing

    20

    confirmed

    Mr. Holger Burkhardt

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

    Germany

    2

    15:05

    sounding rocket ss-520: its capabilities as a cubesat launch vehicle

    20

    confirmed

    Mr. Takahiro Ito

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

    Japan

    3

    15:25

    Rocket Lab: Opening access to LEO for the Small Satellite Market

    30

    no-show

    Mr. Daniel Gillies

    Rocket Lab

    United States

    4

    15:55

    LauncherOne: Responsive Launch for Small Satellites

    20

    confirmed

    Ms. Sirisha Bandla

    Virgin Galactic L.L.C

    United States

    5

    16:15

    Low Cost Small-satellite Access to Space using Hybrid Rocket Propulsion

    20

    confirmed

    Mr. Christian Schmierer

    German Aerospace Center (DLR)

    Germany

    6

    16:35

    Small Innovative Launcher for Europe: Results of the H2020 Project SMILE

    20

    confirmed

    Mr. Leo Timmermans

    National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR)

    The Netherlands

    7

    16:55

    KEYNOTE: Experience from suborbital reusable launches

    20

    Ms. Ariane Cornell

    Blue Origin LLC

    United States

    8

    17:15

    ALTAIR innovative air-launch system – consolidated design, lessons learned and perspective

    20

    confirmed

    Mr. Nicolas Bérend

    ONERA - The French Aerospace Lab

    France

    9

    17:35

    DEVELOPMENT AND LAUNCH EXPERIMENTS OF A HYDROCARBON LIQUID PROPELLANT ORBITAL/SUB-ORBITAL LAUNCHER

    20

    confirmed

    Mr. Ryuichiro KANAI

    Interstellar Technologies Inc.

    Japan