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    Title

    Enabling safe commercial spaceflight: vehicles and spaceports

    Description

    This session 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.

    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, Campania Aerospace District, DAC, Italy;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    French Guiana Space Center: implementing solutions for Small Launch Vehicles

    10

    confirmed

    Mrs. Laura Appolloni

    Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

    France

    2

    spaceports as main hubs for operations of space access platforms and associated ground infrastructures

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Francesco Santoro

    Altec S.p.A.

    Italy

    3

    Case Study of Spaceport America: Operations, Motivations and Impact

    withdrawn

    Ms. Becca Browder

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    United States

    4

    How Will ITU Agenda “Regulatory Provisions to Facilitate Radiocommunications for Sub-orbital Vehicles” Affect Commercial SoV Activity Regulations, Especially in China.

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Wei Shang

    China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT)

    China

    5

    Spaceport Concept in Germany

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Dirk-Roger Schmitt

    DLR (German Aerospace Center)

    Germany

    6

    Contemporary Implications of State Authorization and Continuing Supervision to Commercial Space Flight Activities

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Yu Takeuchi

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

    Japan

    7

    COMMERCIAL SUBORBITAL STATUS BOTH VEHICLES AND SPACEPORTS IN JAPAN

    10

    confirmed

    Ms. Misuzu Onuki

    Space Access Corporation

    Japan

    8

    Single Stage Suborbital Spaceplane, S4

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Gennaro Russo

    Campania Aerospace District, DAC

    Italy

    9

    A SECOND GENERATION SUBORBITAL RESEARCH PLATFORM FOR LARGE SCALE MICROGRAVITY FLIGHT EXPERIMENTS AND POINT TO POINT SPACE TOURISM

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Charles Lauer

    Rocketplane Global, Inc.

    United States

    10

    PROTECTION OF LAUNCHING FACILITIES FROM LAUNCH VEHICLE MOTOR JET IMPACT

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Ruslan Mochonov

    Yuzhnoye State Design Office

    Ukraine