Workshop Schedule

Small Satellites: A Revolution in Space Science

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July 16-20, 2012
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125

Short Course - (flyer pdf)
Shri Kulkarni, Caltech LIMSat (video) (pdf to be posted shortly)
Andrew Kalman, Pumpkin Inc. Nine Years And Counting - A Nanosatellite Designer's Perspective (video) (1.6 MB pdf)
James Cutler, U of Michigan Science and CubeSats – the NSF
Experiment (video) (23.6 MB pdf)
Glenn Lightsey, UT Austin Capabilities of the SmallSat Platform (video) (3.4 MB pdf)

Julie Castillo-Rogez, JPL

SmallSats Mission Concepts for Planetary Exploration (video) (pdf to be posted shortly)
Panel on Small Satellite New Exploration Concepts in Astrophysics (video):
  • Ranga Ram Chary (Caltech - IPAC)
  • Chris Martin (Caltech - GALEX)
  • Phil Nicholson (Cornell)
  • Vassilis Angelopoulos, UCLA - Magnetospheric Constellations:
    The Natural Next Step in Heliophysics Exploration (1.9 MB pdf)
Moderator: Sterl Phinney

Workshop
Charles Norton, JPL Introductions and Goal Setting (3.1 MB pdf)
Sara Seager, MIT Planetary Science Unique Space Science from Small Satellites (7 MB pdf)
Manan Arya, Caltech Poster: AAReST Project- Ae105 Class Involvement (1 MB pdf)
Rebecca Jensen-Clem, MIT Poster: ExoplanetSat- The Search for Earth-Sized Planets (4.4 MB pdf)
Laura Jones, Cornell University Poster: The Technological Development of
Flux-Pinned Interfaces for Spacecraft (1.9 MB pdf)
Chris Shaffer, UCLA Poster: Study of the Need for Solar Panel Coverglass for CubeSat Missions (448 KB pdf)
Sara Spangelo, U of Michigan Poster: Optimizing Satellite Operations: Near-Earth to Interplanetary Missions (10.4 MB pdf)
John Springmann, U of Michigan Poster: Design and Calibration Techniques for Improved Small Satellite Performance (2.3 MB pdf)
John Steeves, Caltech Poster: AAReST Technology Development (1.3 MB pdf)
Austin Williams, Calpoly Poster: PolySat (7.7 MB pdf)
Neil Murphy, JPL Unique Space Science from Small Satellites (pdf to be posted soon)
Steve Unwin, JPL

Recap of July 2012 Cubesat-Based Low Frequency Radio Astronomy Missions Workshop

Stephen Murray, STScI and Johns Hopkins U. Can Small Satellites Be Used to do Astronomy?
(13.2 MB pdf)

For questions contact: Charles Norton, Sergio Pellegrino, Michael Johnson or Michele Judd.