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    Title

    Small Space Science Missions

    Description

    This session will address the current and near-term approved small/micro/nano missions whose objective is to achieve returns in the fields of Earth science, solar, interplanetary, planetary, astronomy/astrophysics observations, and fundamental physics. Emphasis will be given to results achieved, new technologies and concepts, and novel management techniques.

    Date

    2024-10-14

    Time

    15:15

    Room

    Space Hall 2

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Dr. Larry Paxton, The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, United States;

    • Co-Chair: Mr. Norbert M.K. Lemke, OHB System AG - Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany;

    • Rapporteur: Ms. Roberta Mugellesi-Dow, European Space Agency (ESA), United Kingdom;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Oana van der Togt, Antwerp Space, The Netherlands;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    15:15

    Mission and system definition of the Innovator cubesat for gravity and atmopsheric science

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Giuseppe Leccese

    ASI - Italian Space Agency

    Italy

    2

    15:25

    MESOM: a Moon-Enabled Sun Occultation Mission

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Nicola Baresi

    Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey

    United Kingdom

    3

    15:35

    LIRIS – Lunar Infrared Imaging System for High Resolution Volatile Mapping, a Small Satellite to Support Science and Exploration Missions

    10

    confirmed

    Ms. Abigail Harvey

    Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL)

    United Kingdom

    4

    15:45

    Cusp cubesat for space weather and solar flares x-ray polarimetry: an overview of the development status

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Andrea Terracciano

    Italian Space Agency (ASI)

    Italy

    5

    15:55

    The solar PolArization and Directivity X-Ray Experiment (PADRE) CubeSat mission

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Giuseppe Naso

    EnduroSat AD

    Italy

    6

    16:05

    Pitch REsolving Spectroscopy for Electron Transport (PRESET): a 3U CubeSat Mission

    10

    confirmed

    Ms. Magalie Durepos-Létourneau

    McMaster University

    Canada

    7

    16:15

    HERMES Pathfinder: scientific goals and data handling.

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Simonetta Puccetti

    Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)

    Italy

    8

    16:25

    The PhotSat mission: UV-optical all-sky monitoring with a CubeSat

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Ignasi Esteva Gras

    Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC)

    Spain

    9

    16:35

    HERMES Pathfinder & SpIRIT: a progress report

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Fabrizio Fiore

    INAF - Istituto Nazionale di AstroFisica

    Italy

    10

    16:45

    Flight Experience in Space Weather Monitoring Using CubeSats

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Vera Mayorova

    Bauman Moscow State Technical University

    Russian Federation

    11

    16:55

    LARES 2 mission: the consolidation of Italian heritage in laser ranged satellites

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Simone Pirrotta

    Italian Space Agency (ASI)

    Italy

    12

    17:05

    Aurora: ESA’s Small Satellite Missions to Monitor the Auroral Oval

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Mehdi Scoubeau

    European Space Agency (ESA-ESOC)

    Germany

    1*

    15:15

    Eclipsing Boundaries: MiniCOR CubeSat Design for Next-Generation Solar Observation

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Gabriel Jose Gutierrez

    Argotec

    Italy

    2*

    15:25

    QUVIK (Quvik Ultra-VIolet Kilonovae surveyor) - Mission definition and feasibility study

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Robert Sosovicka

    Aeronautical Research and Testing Institute (VZLU)

    Czech Republic

    3*

    15:35

    University of Oslo CENSSAT-1 mission concept

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Elise Wright Knutsen

    University of Oslo

    Norway