Grab a beanbag, and let’s chat at SmallSat. Our virtual booth is rockin’, our panels are fascinating, and we’ve got some pretty big surprises up our sleeves. Don’t miss a thing! We look forward to “seeing” you!

You don’t want to miss our live panel sessions!

Hosted by Scott Tibbitts, CEO/Founder Starsys Research, Executive Director/Founder of eSpace the Center for Space Entrepreneurship, CEO/Founder Katasi, Inc., Executive Advisor to Roccor

Old Space - New Tricks: Striking the Right Balance

Monday, Aug 3 from 12 – 1 pm MST

The pendulum swings from “start clean sheet” to “only use what’s proven” on technology heritage to supplier maturity to risk tolerance.  How do we balance “old space” and “new space”?

Joy White

Joy White

Executive Director of Space and Missile Systems Center

Col. Eric Felt

Col. Eric Felt

Director of AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate

Chris McCormick

Chris McCormick

Chairman and Founder of PlanetIQ

Chris Pearson

Chris Pearson

Chief Executive Officer of Roccor

Proliferated LEO & Its Influence on Antenna Architecture

Tuesday, Aug 4 from 12 – 1 pm MST

Low, small, and fast-moving LEO spacecraft present unique challenges to communication and RF systems. How will the proliferation of LEO satellites change satellite antenna design?

Chris (Trey) Pappas

Chris (Trey) Pappas

Col. USMC (Ret) and Director of Government BD at Cesium Astro

Benjamin Urioste

Benjamin Urioste

Mechanical Engineer at Air Force Research Laboratory

Bruce Davis, PhD

Bruce Davis, PhD

Director of Space Antenna and Deorbit Products at Roccor

Jim Cantrell

Jim Cantrell

CEO and Co-Founder of Phantom Space

Where will Solar Sailing take Small Satellites?

Wednesday, Aug 5 from 10 – 11 am MST

Solar sails are gaining more heritage and credibility as other technologies are making small satellites more capable. Where will solar sails ultimately fit into the propulsion trades space?

Les Johnson

Les Johnson

Solar Sail Principal Investigator at NASA, Author

Dr. David Spencer

Dr. David Spencer

Mission System Manager, Mars Sample Return Campaign at NASA JPL

Dr. Artur Davoyan

Dr. Artur Davoyan

Assistant Professor Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCLA

Dana Turse

Dana Turse

Director of Emerging Products at Roccor

Announcements

Celebrate NASA’s recent TechEdSat-10 launch, and with it the first CubeSat flight of a micro heat pipe!
We are looking forward to PlanetIQ’s first launch, and with it the beginning of a new era of weather monitoring using small satellites!
Get the low-down on how NASA plans to use a SmallSat (with a HUGE solar sail) to gain new perspective on our Sun!
Learn how we are helping ViaSat and the US Air Force demonstrate how SmallSats can eliminate “blind spots” in the Link 16 Tactical Communications Network.
Join us for a SmallSat-hosted sneak preview of our new modular satellite power system architecture called MADDIE.

Check out our collection of stories, resources and information on the SmallSat revolution.
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 Check out this great SatMagazine article from Mark Lake, Roccor’s human wiki of all things space, as he geeks out on how Old Space has laid the groundwork for all the cool stuff we are doing today. 

As seen in SatMagazine.