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Call for papers

June 13, 2014

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Download the conference poster here

iCubeSat 2015, the 4th Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, will address the technical challenges, opportunities, and practicalities of interplanetary space exploration with CubeSats. The workshop provides a unique environment for open wide ranging practical collaboration between academic researchers, industry professionals, policy makers and students developing this new and rapidly growing field.

Technical Program

Talks and round tables will focus on three themes: technology, science, and open collaboration. The program will also include unconference sessions to provide additional opportunities to engage with the interplanetary CubeSat community and potential collaborators. Talks and supporting material will be streamed and archived on the conference website. A lively social program in and around summertime London will be arranged for participants and their guests.

Abstract Submission and Dates

Talks on astrodynamics, attitude control and determination systems, citizen science, communications, landers, launch opportunities, open source approaches, outreach, payloads, policy, power systems, propulsion, reentry systems, ride-shares, science missions, software, standardization, structures, systems engineering and other related topics are all welcome.

1st June 2014 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2015 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2015 Notification of abstract acceptance

22nd May 2015 Presentation (and optional paper) upload deadline

Please confirm your interest in presenting or attending as soon as possible (to assist us size the venue) by completing the registration form.

Exhibition

CubeSat specialists and other vendors are invited to contact exhibit@iCubeSat.org for details of exhibition opportunities.

Location

The fourth Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held on the Imperial College South Kensington campus, London, United Kingdom on Tuesday, May 26th and Wednesday May 27th, 2015.

Organizers

The organising committee can be contacted at committee@iCubeSat.org

See you in lively London!

iCubeSat 2014 presentations online

May 30, 2014

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The majority of the slides and other presentation materials are now posted online here, the rest will be posted as soon as they are cleared for distribution by the authors’ institutions. We would like to thank all the presenters and attendees for contributing to such a successful meeting and it’s great to see so many new collaborations being formed or bearing fruit from previous years interactions. We hope you’ll join us again next year in lively London in the United Kingdom on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th May 2015 on or near the Imperial College London South Kensington campus – see you then!

T-1 day and counting…

May 26, 2014

It’s a beautiful sunny Memorial Day in Pasadena with an amazing blue sky and not a cloud to be seen as we get everything ready for iCubeSat 2014 tomorrow. The workshop is easy to find – just go in through the imposing front door of The Athenaeum from the car park (free to use for all iCubeSat 2014 attendees), turn right and you’re there. There’s a map of the campus here and lots of friendly people around if you get lost.

Registration will close at midnight tonight (Monday) and due to local rules and regulations it won’t be possible to register or pay on site, so you need to make sure that you have done both today to avoid disappointment. If you haven’t done so already, please upload your presentation and optional paper here so we can have everything setup and ready to go as soon as possible.

See you tomorrow from 12:30!

iCubeSat 2014 program and file upload

May 21, 2014

The iCubeSat 2014 program is now available online here. If you are presenting, please upload your presentation and optional paper via the form here.  If you have any problems uploading please contact committee@iCubeSat.org – thank you!

iCubeSat 2014 venue and directions

May 21, 2014

iCubeSat 2014 is being held at The Athenaeum at the California Institute of Technology. The Athenaeum is in the south east corner of the main Caltech campus at the junction of E. California Blvd and South Hill Avenue – a map and directions can be found here.

iCubeSat 2014 acceptances sent out

April 22, 2014

Thank you to everyone who submitted abstracts for consideration for presentation at iCubeSat 2014. We have received  submissions from groups from around the Americas, Asia and Europe and sent out the acceptances earlier this month. If you have any questions, please contact committee@iCubeSat.org

We’re looking forward to a great workshop – if you haven’t registered already, please complete your registration as soon as possible via this form – thank you. See you in Pasadena!

iCubeSat 2014 call for papers and registration

July 17, 2013

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Download the conference poster here

iCubeSat 2014, the 3rd Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, will address the technical challenges, opportunities, and practicalities of interplanetary space exploration with CubeSats. The workshop provides a unique environment for open wide ranging practical collaboration between academic researchers, industry professionals, policy makers and students developing this new and rapidly growing field.

Technical Program

Talks and round tables will focus on three themes: technology, science, and open collaboration. The program will also include unconference sessions to provide additional opportunities to engage with the interplanetary CubeSat community and potential collaborators. Talks and supporting material will be streamed and archived on the conference website. A lively social program in and around summertime Pasadena will be arranged for participants and their guests.

Abstract Submission and Dates

Talks on astrodynamics, attitude control and determination systems, citizen science, communications, landers, launch opportunities, open source approaches, outreach, payloads, policy, power systems, propulsion, reentry systems, ride-shares, science missions, software, standardization, structures, systems engineering and other related topics are all welcome.

1st June 2013 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2014 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2014 Notification of abstract acceptance

23rd May 2014 Presentation (and optional paper) upload deadline

Please confirm your interest in presenting or attending as soon as possible (to assist us size the venue) by completing the registration form.

Exhibition

CubeSat specialists and other vendors are invited to contact exhibit@iCubeSat.org for details of exhibition opportunities.

Location

The third Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held on or near the California Institute of Technology campus, Pasadena, California, USA on Tuesday, May 27th and Wednesday May 28th, 2014.

Organizers

The organising committee can be contacted at committee@iCubeSat.org

See you in sunny Pasadena!

iCubeSat 2013 presentations

June 1, 2013

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At the end of a busy week we have finally posted most of the presentations here. We’re still waiting for clearance for a few which will be posted as soon as we receive them. We’d like to thank everyone who supported us this year and it was great to see the results of collaborations started at last years workshop, and see exciting new ones struck up over dinner and in the corridors this year. We hope you’ll join us again next year in sunny Pasadena, CA on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th May 2014 on or near the Caltech campus – see you then!

Almost time again…

May 27, 2013

It’s the end of a busy but beautiful Memorial Day in sunny Ithaca and we’re putting the finishing touches to preparations for iCubeSat 2013. You can collect your badge and conference bag from 12:30PM onwards tomorrow (Tuesday) in the Ballroom Foyer of the Statler Hotel. There are maps here and many helpful hotel people so you shouldn’t get too lost. If you haven’t done so already, please upload your presentation and optional paper so we can have everything setup and ready to go as soon as possible – thanks!

Program online

May 26, 2013

The outline program for iCubeSat 2013 is now online here. If you are an author, please review the Instructions for Authors for instructions for uploading your presentation and optional paper. Please note that we would be grateful if presenters would ensure that we receive all presentations and optional papers by midday the 28th May 2013 at the latest.


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