iCubeSat Program 2013


iCubeSat 2013 was held over one and half days in and around Cornell University and Ithaca. Please note that this conference was an open conference and does not wish to discuss information restricted by ITAR. U.S. citizens and permanent residents were responsible for ensuring that technical data presented was not restricted by ITAR and that ITAR controlled information is not discussed with non-U.S. citizens. We remind anyone wishing to take advantage of the comment functions that they should observe the same rules.


Download the conference poster here.

Tuesday, 28th May 2013

12:30 Registration  
13:30 Welcome
Michael Johnson, JA
13:35 A.1.1. MARS_DROP: Mars Microprobe Landing Architecture
Matthew Eby, The Aerospace Corporation
13:55 A.1.2. Utilization of a Solar Sail to Perform a Lunar CubeSat Science Mission
Peter Schult, The University of Texas at Austin
14:15 A.1.3. A CubeSat based Lunar Penetrator for the Estimations of Moon Dust and Surface Electrical Fields
Yunlong Lin, University of California Davis
14:35 A.1.P Q&A for speakers of A.1
14:55 Break  
15:40 A.2.1. Multi-payload Utility Lite Electric (MULE) Stage for Lunar/Interplanetary missions
Gerard Szatkowski, ULA
16:00 A.2.2. LunarCubes Initiative (LCI) : Events, Open Standards and Communities
Russell Cox, Flexure Engineering
16:20 A.2.3. CubeSat Launch from the ISS
Richard Pournelle, Nanoracks
16:40 A.2.P Q&A for speakers of A.2
17:00 Break
Social Informal Dinner

Wednesday, 29th May 2013

08:00 Breakfast
09:00 B.1.1. Interplanetary High Reliability CubeSat Software with SPARK/Ada
Carl Brandon, Vermont Technical College
09:20 B.1.2. Distributed Data Storage on CubeSat Clusters
Obulapathi N Challa, University of Florida
09:40 B.1.3. Developing the Interplanetary InfoSphere using Analytics and the Fusion of Cubesat enabled Remote Sensing Data
Joseph D. Fargnoli, RITRE Corporation
10:00 B.1.P Q&A for speakers of B.1
10:20  Break  
11:00 B.2.1. Robust Communications for CubeSat Cluster using Network Coding
Gokul Bhat, University of Florida
11:20 B.2.2. Autonomous Navigation Using Celestial Object Measurements for a CubeSat Lunar Mission
Danner Friend, Norwich University
11:40 B.2.3. Development of a Robust, Low-Cost, CubeSat Star Tracker
Alex Erlank, Stellenbosch University
12:00 B.2.4. HiMARC Fluid Lensing – Using Fluid Perturbations as Optical Lens Elements
Ved Chirayath, Stanford University
12:20 B.2.P Q&A for speakers of B.1
12:40 Break
14:00 B.3.1 LunarCube: CubeSat Based Architecture for Science-Driven Lunar Exploration
Pamela Clark, Catholic University of America
14:20 B.3.2 Pocket Spacecraft Modular Interplanetary Mission Architecture
Michael Johnson, JA
14:40 B.3.3 Escaping Earth’s Orbit but not Earthly Regulations: A Discussion of the Implications of ITAR, FCC Regulations and Title VII on Interplanetary CubeSats and CubeSat Programs
Jeremy Straub, University of North Dakota
15:00 B.3.4. NIUSAT – A Generic Student Nano-Satellite
Krishnaswamy Marappa, Noorul Islam University
15:20 B.3.P. Q&A for speakers of B.3
16:00 Exhibition and conference close

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