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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

    2019-10-23

    Time

    14:45

    Room

    143C

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Prof. Raffaele Savino, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy;

    • Co-Chair: Prof. Rainer Willnecker, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Germany;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Peter Hofmann, OHB System AG - Munich, Germany;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    14:45

    An Investigation of the Laboratory-Based and Microgravity Centrifugal Casting of Paraffin Wax

    15

    Dr. Javier Stober

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    United States

    2

    15:00

    Experimental Investigation of Drop Evaporation in Microgravity onboard Chinese Satellite SJ10

    15

    Prof. Qiu-Sheng Liu

    Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    China

    3

    15:15

    Gravity and direction of body acceleration influence perception of distances during a parabolic flight.

    15

    Mr. Nuno Loureiro

    Portugal

    4

    15:30

    Space experimental stady on the volume ratio effect and transition processes of thermocapillary convection

    15

    Prof. Qi Kang

    National Microgravity Laboratory, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

    China

    5

    15:45

    Can frozen sperm samples withstand being sent to space? Considering the creation of a sperm bank outside Earth.

    15

    confirmed

    Prof. Antoni Perez-Poch

    Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC BarcelonaTech)

    Spain

    6

    16:00

    The Pathway to Launch the MAIUS-2/3 Payload on a Sounding Rocket

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Michael Elsen

    ZARM University of Bremen

    Germany

    7

    16:15

    Preliminary results from HEDGEHOG REXUS Project – sounding rocket experiment on accelerations, vibrations and heat flow

    15

    Mr. Adam Dąbrowski

    Blue Dot Solutions

    Poland

    8

    16:30

    Validation of a new mass gauging method for electric propulsion tanks on-board the 70th ESA Parabolic Flight Campaign

    15

    Mr. Álvaro Tomás Soria Salinas

    Luleå University of Technology

    Sweden

    9

    16:45

    Simulating the Intermediate Axis Theorem using Matlab and Autodesk Fusion 360

    15

    Mr. Nathan Bane

    United States

    10

    17:00

    Developing Smart Payload Servicing Modules for Suborbital Space Servicing

    15

    Mr. Hamed Gamal

    Czech Republic

    11

    17:15

    A Design and Performance Evaluation of Passive Microgravity Sensor

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Prapanpong Damsongsaeng

    King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

    Thailand