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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

    2019-10-25

    Time

    13:30

    Room

    140A

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

    • Co-Chair: Dr. Francesco Santoro, Altec S.p.A., Italy;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Gennaro Russo, TRANS-TECH Srl, Italy;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    13:30

    Small satellite vertical launch services at the Sutherland Scottish spaceport – update from LaunchUK

    15

    Mr. Philip Davies

    Deimos Space UK Ltd

    United Kingdom

    2

    13:45

    Suborbital Space Safety Assessment

    15

    Mr. Hamed Gamal

    Czech Republic

    3

    14:00

    Third-Party Liability & Commercial Spaceports Around the World

    15

    Mr. Mclee Kerolle

    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

    United States

    4

    14:15

    end to end approach to flexible and sustainable commercial spaceflight initiatives: evaluation of operational scenarios, safety aspects, spaceports and associated economic elements

    15

    Dr. Francesco Santoro

    Altec S.p.A.

    Italy

    5

    14:30

    The Michigan Launch Initiative – Creating a New Polar Orbit Launch Site Using Existing Infrastructure

    15

    Mr. Charles Lauer

    Rocketplane Global, Inc.

    United States

    6

    14:45

    Rockets in the Airspace: Legal Implications of Aircrafts and Launchers Interactions

    15

    Mr. Eloi Petros

    IDEST, University Paris Sud

    France

    7

    15:00

    UK Launch Flight Safety Considerations and Research

    15

    Mr. Andrew Ratcliffe

    UK Space Agency

    United Kingdom

    8

    15:15

    Commercial Human Spaceflight Developments in Japan - The Status of Vehicles and Spaceports

    15

    Ms. Misuzu Onuki

    Space Access Corporation

    Japan

    9

    15:30

    Commercial Spaceflight Regulation: A Comparative Analysis of US, UK and New Zealand Space Law

    15

    Mr. Thomas Cheney

    Northumbria University

    United Kingdom

    10

    15:45

    A study on potential spaceports for suborbital space tourism in Taiwan

    15

    Prof. Eva Yi-Wei Chang

    University of Science & Technology

    Taiwan, China

    11

    16:00

    New Public-Private Partnership Model in Italian Space sector

    15

    Mr. RICCARDO INGROSSO

    Italian Space Agency (ASI)

    Italy