ISSC 2018 Schedule

7th May 
9:10-10:00  Opening remarks and Keynote (Dennis Andrucyk)
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20-11:35 Session A
11:35-12:00 Q&A
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:45 Session B
14:45-15:15 Q&A
15:15-15:45 Break
15:45-17:30 Session C
17:30-18:00 Q&A
18:00-20:00 Dinner & Social
8th May 
9:10-10:00  Opening remarks and Keynote (Sergio Pellegrino)
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20-12:05 Session D
12:05-12:30 Q&A
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Session E
15:00-15:30 Q&A
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:15 Session F
17:15-17:45 Q&A
17:45-17:50 Closing remarks

ISSC 2018 Program

Session A   Interplanetary SmallSat Missions 
Chairs: A. Babuscia, K. Hogstrom
A.1 EM1-deplyoed Lunar Ice Cube Mission, Pamela Clark
A.2 BioSentinel – Lessons Learned During I&Test of the Spacecraft EDU, Vanessa Kuroda
A.3 Development of the LunaH-Map Mission, Craig Hardgrove
A.4 Near Earth Asteroid Scout, Les Johnson
A.5 Flashlight, John Baker
Session B   Interplanetary Small Satellite Mission Concepts and Instrumentation
Chairs: A. Marinan, E. Okoro
B.1 Flexibility, Validity and Susceptibility of Cylindrical Langmuir Probes for CubeSat and Pico-Satellite to Characterize Ionosphere and Thermosphere Plasma, Shankar Bhattarai
B.2 Cubesat Instrumentation Concept for Asteroid Exploration – The ASPECT Platform, Antti Näsilä
B.3 Exploring Off-World Lave Tubes and Caves Using Small Robots, Himangshu Kalita
B.4 Mars Aerosol Tracker (MAT): An Areostationary SmallSat to Monitor Dust Storms and Water Ice Clouds, Luca Montabone
B.5 Overview and Results from the ESA CDF Study On Small Planetary Platforms, Silvia Bayon
B.6 Heliophysics Interplanetary Small Satellite Missions and Enabling Optical Communication, Harlan Spence
B.7 CubeSub- A Submersible Concept For Underwater Planetary Exploration Kharisma Inamdar
Session C   Propulsion, Trajectory Design, and Launch Support for Interplanetary SmallSat Missions  
Chairs: D. Dalle, A. Austin
C.1 IFM Nano Thruster: High total impulse propulsion for Small- and Nanosatellites enabling interplanetary missions, David Krejci
C.2 An Orbital Maneuvering Vehicle for Transport Beyond Earth Orbit - Updated, Christopher Loghry
C.3 Trajectory Design for Asteroid Proximity Exploration, Ravi Teja Nallapu
C.4 Interorbital Systems: Launch Services to LEO, Luna, and Beyond, Randa Relich Milliron
C.5 Modular Solar Steam Propulsion Units for Interplanetary Applications, Jorge Martinez Dominguez
C.6 Cubesatellite Replication of Deep Space Fuel Transfer,  Nikunj Patel
C.7 Essentially Free: Shipping from Asteroids, Moons and Planets to Earth, Darrin Taylor
Session D   Interplanetary Samll Satellite Mission Concepts 
Chairs: P. Clark, R. Staehle
D.1 Cupid’s Arrow – a Small Interplanetary Probe Concept, Anthony Freeman
D.2 Primitive Object Volatile Explorer (PrOVE) - Waypoints and Opportunistic Deep Space Missions to Comets, Tilak Hewagama
D.3 PRISM: Phobos Regolith Ion Sampling Mission with Compact SIMS, Michael Collier
D.4 ZodiScout: A Small Satellite to Explore the Origins of the Interplanetary Dust in our Solar System, Varoujan Gorjian
D.5 A Venus SmallSat Orbiter for Remote Sensing of Seismic Activity, the VAMOS Concept, Alan Didion
D.6 MISEN: The Mars Ion and Sputtering Escape Network, Robert Lillis
D.7 Deep Space 9 Mission Concept, Bogdan Oaida
Session E   Telecommunications and Ground Support for Interplanetary SmallSat Missions  
Chairs: C. Lau , K. Cheung
E.1 Progress Update on the Morehead State University Ground System Development for Interplanetary CubeSat Missions, Ben Malphrus
E.2 Deployable Faceted Cassegrain Reflectarray Antenna for CubeSats, Asa Darnell
E.3 DTN for Interplanetary SmallSat Missions,   Nate Richard
E.4 Advanced Multi-Mission Operations System Instrument Toolkit: An open source instrument and small satellite operations toolkit, Michael Joyce
E.5 Structurally reconfigurable modular inflatable reflectors, Aman Chandra
E.6 Recent Developments in Small Satellite Antenna Technology, Richard Hodges
Session F   Technologies for Interplanetary Small Satellite Missions    
Chairs: C. Lee, J. Thanga
F.1 New Avenues for Planetary Science Using On-Orbit CubeSat Centrifuges, Erik Asphaug
F.2 Autonomous Path Planning for Climbing in Low Gravity Planetary Bodies, Steven Morad
F.3 Guidance, Navigation and Control of SPIKE for Descent, Landing and Hopping on an Asteroid, Himangshu Kalita
F.4 6U deployable solar arrays for deep space missions, Vincente Diaz
F.5 An Advanced Packaging Approach for a High Performance Deployable Photovoltaic System R-HaWK, Eric Ruhl

Key Dates

November 1st, Abstract submission opens
December 15th, Conference registration opens
February 25th, Early bird registration rates end
February 25th, Abstract submission closes
March 16th, Abstract acceptance will be sent & presentation submission opens
April 30th, Presentation submission deadline
May 1st, Registration closes
May 7-8th, ISSC Conference