iCubeSat 2020 is now iCubeSat 2021!

September 14, 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic related global travel restrictions and to maximise the possibility of the community being able to meet face to face, iCubeSat 2020 will now become iCubeSat 2021 and be held on the 1st and 2nd June 2021. We hope that we will be able to hold the meeting in person, but in the event that travel is still difficult we will hold the meeting either as a hybrid or all online event. Registration is open and the abstract submission date is the normal 1st April. We very much look forward to welcoming you to the 9th Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop in Beijing and/or cyberspace – please do not hesitate to contact committee@iCubeSat.org if you have any questions.

iCubeSat 2020 postponed six months due to 2019-nCoV

February 4, 2020

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China and elsewhere, and the resulting travel restrictions imposed inside and outside China, iCubeSat 2020 at Tsinghua University previously scheduled to take place at the end of May in Beijing will be postponed six months.

The new provisional workshop dates are Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th November 2020 with abstract submission and other deadlines extended by six months. Please note that these new dates are provisional at the moment and we advise against making any travel arrangements at this time in case they have to change again.

We will continue to monitor the situation and post updates on the workshop website (www.iCubeSat.org) and hope to be able to confirm and finalise the workshop dates by summer. Please do not hesitate to contact committee@iCubeSat.org if you have any questions.

iCubeSat 2020 call for papers and registration

February 4th, 2020

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iCubeSat 2020, the 9th Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, will address the opportunities, technical challenges, and practicalities of 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 Beijing will be arranged for participants and their guests.

Abstract Submission and Dates

Talks on astrodynamics, attitude control and determination systems, citizen science, citizen space exploration, 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.

20th October 2019 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st October 1st April 2020 Abstract upload deadline

15th October 15th April 2020 Notification of abstract acceptance

14th November 22nd May 2020 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 ninth Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held at or near Tsinghua University in Beijing, China on Tuesday, 17th November and Wednesday 18th November May 26th and Wednesday May 27th, 2020.

Organizers

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

See you in Beijing!


Notes for participants

Talks

Talks should be in Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat format and uploaded to the conference organisers using the link provided in your acceptance email no later than the Friday before the workshop using the link provided in your acceptance email.

In addition to the file that will be used to display your presentation at the workshop, please also provide an Adobe Acrobat version that will be made available for download from the workshop website.

Video files that you do not wish to embed in your presentation should be uploaded as a separate file using the same link. If they require any special codecs to be installed, please let us have the details when you upload the file.

Papers

Optional papers should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format using the template available here. Please upload your paper to the conference organisers using the link provided in your acceptance email no later than the Friday before the workshop using the link provided in your acceptance email.

Posters

Posters should be A0 format and either portrait (preferred) or landscape. A PDF version of your poster should also be uploaded to the conference organisers using the link provided in your acceptance email.

If you wish to display a piece of hardware on a table in front of your poster, please let us know by the Friday before the workshop so we can make the necessary arrangements.

Questions? Email the organising committee at committee@iCubeSat.org

iCubeSat 2019 call for papers and registration

July 5, 2018

iCubeSat 2019, the 8th 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 Milan 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.

10th June 2018 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2019 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2019 Notification of abstract acceptance

24th May 2019 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 eighth Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held at or near the Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy on Tuesday, May 28th and Wednesday May 29th, 2019.

Organizers

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

See you in Milan!

iCubeSat 2018 presentations online

June 10, 2018

Presentations, optional papers, videos and other materials from iCubeSat 2018 are now online in the workshop archive here. Thank you to everyone who participated and made the workshop such a success. The huge range of projects was inspirational and shows the vibrancy, ambition and progress of the field. We hope you will join us again next year at Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy next year on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th May 2019 – see you there!

iCubeSat 2018 program and venue online

May 22, 2018

The program for iCubeSat 2018, the 7th Interplanetary CubeSat workshop is now online and can be found here. We look forward to welcoming researchers from around the world to the École Normale Supérieure and the Paris Observatory of of Paris Sciences et Lettres for an exciting couple of days discussing the latest advances in Interplanetary CubeSats. The address and directions to the venue can be found here. If you have not yet registered please do so as soon as possible to help us finalise arrangements. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at committee@iCubeSat.org – we look forward to seeing you in Paris!

iCubeSat 2018 call for papers and registration

June 3, 2017

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Download the conference poster here

iCubeSat 2018, the 7th 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 Paris 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.

3rd June 2017 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2018 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2018 Notification of abstract acceptance

25th May 2018 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 seventh Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held at or near the Paris Observatory and École Normale Supérieure of Paris Sciences et Lettres in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France on Tuesday May 29th and Wednesday May 30th, 2018.

Organizers

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

See you in Paris!

iCubeSat 2017 presentations online

June 2, 2017

The slides, optional papers and other materials from iCubeSat 2017 are now online in the workshop archive here, with videos of the talks being uploaded to the archive shortly. A big thank you to everyone who participated and made the workshop such a success – the breadth, ambition and progress of new and existing projects and collaborations was very exciting to see. We hope you will join us again next year at l’Observatoire de Paris and École Normale Supérieure in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th May 2018 – see you there!

iCubeSat 2017 program and venue online

April 10, 2017

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The provisional program for iCubeSat 2017, the 6th Interplanetary CubeSat workshop is now online and can be found here. Researchers from more than two dozen countries will be soon be gathering at Clare College Cambridge to share the latest Interplanetary CubeSat developments. If you would like to join us, please register today here as our venue has a strict limit on the number of attendees it can accommodate and we need to provide the college kitchens with final catering numbers as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at committee@iCubeSat.org – we hope to see you in Cambridge in May!

iCubeSat 2017 call for papers and registration

June 14, 2016

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Download the conference poster here

iCubeSat 2017, the 6th 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 Cambridge 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 2016 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2017 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2017 Notification of abstract acceptance

26th May 2017 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 sixth Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held at or near the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom on Tuesday, May 30th and Wednesday May 31st, 2017.

Organizers

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

See you in Cambridge!

iCubeSat 2016 presentations online

May 30, 2016

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iCubeSat 2016 slides, optional papers, videos and other materials are now online in the workshop archive here. Thank you to all who participated and helped make this years workshop yet another exciting and vibrant event. It was great to see the results of collaborations formed at earlier workshops paying off and new ones being formed, and we hope you’ll join is again next year at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st May 2017 – see you there!

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