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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.

    Date

    2024-10-17

    Time

    10:15

    Room

    Yellow Hall 1

    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

    10:15

    Drawing a Parallel: A Comparative Analysis of Spaceports Using the Spaceport Readiness Level Scale

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Patrick McCarthy

    Space Florida

    United States

    2

    10:30

    Mission analysis and simulation of nominal and out-of-nominal mission scenarios for suborbital vehicles: an Italian case-study

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Emanuela Perricone

    Politecnico di Torino

    Italy

    3

    10:45

    Polar frontiers, polar orbits: The vertiginous rise of Arctic commercial spaceports

    15

    Dr. Mia Bennett

    University of Washington

    United States

    4

    11:00

    A Preliminary Study on the Technical Feasibility of Launch Site Operations Utilizing a Two-Stage Reusable Launch Vehicle for Orbital Missions from the East Coast of Kenya

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Geovian Stower

    Kenya Space Agency (KSA)

    Kenya

    5

    11:15

    Enabling safe commercial spaceflight: vehicles and spaceports

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Aysu Ibrahimli

    Azerbaijan State University of Economics

    Azerbaijan

    6

    11:30

    On the Notion of Tribal Spaceports: Opportunities and Challenges in the United States

    15

    confirmed

    Dr. Janet Tinoco

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    United States

    7

    11:45

    Space weather and the impact of electromagnetic disturbance on flight delays

    15

    confirmed

    Ms. Ruidi Luo

    Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School

    China

    8

    12:00

    Jet Fans: Mitigating Catastrophic Tunnel Fires

    15

    Mr. Saumya Shekhar

    TU Darmstadt

    Germany

    9

    12:15

    Investigating sounding balloons regulatory and technical standards

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. Giorgio Cardile

    Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

    Italy

    10

    12:30

    Analysis of the causes and consequences of launch failures over the past 20 years

    15

    confirmed

    Mr. David Todd

    Slingshot Aerospace

    United Kingdom