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    Title

    Joint Session on Advanced and Nuclear Power and Propulsion Systems

    Description

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

    Date

    2019-10-24

    Time

    09:45

    Room

    143A

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Dr. Leopold Summerer, European Space Agency (ESA), The Netherlands;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Koji Tanaka, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    09:45

    Versatile Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP)

    15

    confirmed

    Dr. Michael Houts

    NASA

    United States

    2

    10:15

    Impact modelling and safety tests for the ESA radioisotope power systems

    15

    Ms. Alessandra Barco

    University of Leicester

    United Kingdom

    3

    10:45

    Analysis of International Treaties and Policies Related to Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion

    15

    Mr. Jericho Locke

    IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute

    United States

    4

    11:15

    Nuclear Propulsion Technology for Exploration and a Sustainable Presence on the Moon, Mars and Beyond

    15

    Mr. Claude Joyner

    Aerojet Rocketdyne

    United States

    5

    11:45

    Computational Analysis of Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Rocket (NTPR) Bimodality, Fuel, and Prospective Coating

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Valerie Lawdensky

    Los Alamos National Laboratory

    United States

    5

    11:45

    POTENTIAL USE OF THERMOELECTRIC GENERATORS FOR THE EQUIPMENT ON THE MOON

    15

    Dr. Yi Zuo

    Sichuan Institute of Aerospace System Engineering

    China

    6

    12:45

    Evaluation of Minimally-Intrusive Power Generation System (MIPS) Design Alternatives for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Samantha Rawlins

    University of Alabama in Huntsville

    United States

    7

    13:15

    The Pylon: Compact LEU Commercial Fission Power the Moon, Mars, and Space

    15

    Dr. Christopher Morrison

    United States

    8

    13:45

    Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor - current research and capabilities for Mars and Moon human colonies.

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Jakub Nalewaj

    Wrocław University of Technology

    Poland

    9

    14:15

    The Dipole Drive A New Concept in Propellantless Propulsion

    15

    confirmed

    Dr. Robert Zubrin

    Pioneer Astronautics

    United States

    10

    14:45

    Fusion Propulsion and Power for Extrasolar Exploration

    15

    Ms. Stephanie Thomas

    Princeton Satellite Systems

    United States

    11

    15:15

    muon catalyzed fusion: a place in space?

    15

    Mr. Michael Mueterthies

    Purdue University

    United States

    12

    15:45

    The SpaceDrive Project – Overview of Revolutionary Propulsion Efforts at TU Dresden

    15

    Prof. Martin Tajmar

    TU Dresden

    Germany