ISSC 2018 Schedule


7th May 
9:10-10:00  Opening remarks and Keynote (Charles Norton)
10:00-10:20 Coffee Break sponsored by DHV Technology
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 Coffee Break sponsored by Experior Laboratories
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 Coffee Break sponsored by Printech Circuit Laboratories, Inc.
16:00-17:30 Session F
17:30-18:00 Q&A
18:00-18:05 Closing remarks

ISSC 2018 Program


Session A   Interplanetary SmallSat Missions 
Chairs: G. Elliott K. Hogstrom
A.1 EM1-deployed 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 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 Karishma Inamdar
Session C   Propulsion, Trajectory Design, and Launch Support for Interplanetary SmallSat Missions  
Chairs: Y. Lee, 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 - Secondary Payload Study for the proposed Next Mars Orbiter   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  Vicente Diaz
F.5 An Advanced Packaging Approach for a High Performance Deployable Photovoltaic System R-HaWK Eric Ruhl
F.6 An in-orbit fuel supply: enabling smallsats with extreme delta-V    Daniel Faber

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. We strongly encourage you to register before April 26.
May 7-8th, ISSC Conference