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    Title

    21st Workshop on Small Satellite Programmes at the Service of Developing Countries

    Description

    This workshop is organized jointly by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). It shall review the needs that could be satisfied and results achieved by developing nations through using small satellites. National space plans and examples of application results and benefits shall be included. Small satellite programmes in Africa, Middle-East, and Central Asia would be of particular interest to the session. The workshop shall also review the results of international cooperation, technology transfer, lessons learned and the extent to which these efforts have contributed to the space maturity of developing countries.

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Dr. Sias Mostert, Space Commercial Services Holdings (Pty) Ltd, South Africa;

    • Co-Chair: Mr. Aimin NIU, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Austria;

    • Rapporteur: Prof. Danielle Wood, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States;

    • Rapporteur: Mr. Pierre Molette, France;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    Survey on nano-satellite capacity building needs around the world

    10

    confirmed

    Prof. MENGU CHO

    Kyushu Institute of Technology

    Japan

    2

    OPPORTUNITIES FOR CUBESAT DEPLOYMENT UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS ACCESS TO SPACE FOR ALL INITIATIVE: ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2019-2020

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Jorge Del Rio Vera

    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

    Austria

    3

    The Role of Small Satellites in the Space Posture of Emerging Space Nations in Africa

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Annette Froehlich, LL.M., MAS

    European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)German Aerospace Center (DLR)

    Austria

    4

    Developing an Earth Observation CubeSat Constellation to Address the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Iliass TANOUTI

    International Space University

    France

    5

    The African Satellite Constellation Network Project to monitor the Coastal Regions of Africa

    Mr. Benjamin Bonsu

    All Nations University

    Ghana

    6

    NARSSCube: Lean Satellite Approach for Fast and Economic Mission

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Ayman Ahmed

    Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA)

    Egypt

    7

    The First Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite (ETRSS-1): Mission Information and Overview

    Mr. Yilkal Eshete

    Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI)

    Ethiopia

    8

    From 1KUNS-PF to WildTrackCube-SIMBA: Strengthening the cooperation between Italy and Kenya in nano-satellite manufacturing and operations

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Lorenzo Frezza

    Sapienza University of Rome

    Italy

    9

    Overview of small satellite in latin american and the Caribbean

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Leonardo Souza

    Universidade de Brasília

    Brazil

    10

    A LEO Satellite Constellation as a Means for Self-sustainable Future Central American Space Activities

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Moacir Becker

    International Space University

    Costa Rica

    11

    Developing Thailand Space Manufacturing Capability and Enhancing Competitiveness by Using the THEOS-2 SmallSAT Mission

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. ATIPAT WATTANUNTACHAI

    Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA)

    Thailand

    12

    Development status of a first domestically-built satellite project of Mongolia

    Dr. Turtogtokh Tumenjargal

    National University of Mongolia

    Mongolia

    13

    Organic Growth Model of Small Satellite Development in Indonesia

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Wahyudi Hasbi

    Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

    Indonesia

    14

    KazSTSAT: a technology demonstation mission exporting commercial Earth observation services

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Vladimir Ten

    Ghalam LLP

    Kazakhstan

    15

    Bringing space solution to national needs through national microsatellite projects

    Dr. Christina Giannopapa

    European Space Agency (ESA)

    France

    16

    General development of the Mexican nanosatellite K’OTO: Methodology and design

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Rafael-Guadalupe Chávez-Moreno

    School of Engineering, National Autonomous University of Mexico

    Mexico

    17

    A Feasibility Study for Project GIGA: Using Satellite Constellations to Provide Internet to Disconnected Schools

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Simon Shuham

    Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

    United States