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COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION SESSIONS AT TRB ANNUAL MEETING, Jan 16, 2019, DC, various times

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold its annual meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC from January 13-17, 2019.  More information is on the TRB’s website.

The TRB’s Subcommittee on Commercial Space Transportation will hold two sessions and subcommittee meeting on January 16.  The updated agenda (as of January 7) is as follows.

Note that participation by federal civil servants (e.g. from the FAA) may be impacted if the partial government shutdown continues.

A DAY IN SPACE

Session: Commercial Space Transportation to Low Earth Orbit and Beyond

Wednesday January 16, 8:00 AM -9:45 AM

Convention Center, Room 143A
Bob Seibold, Aerospace Corporation, presiding

PANELISTS:

  • Carlos Niederstrasser, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems – “Comprehensive Update on Domestic and International Small Launchers”
  • Todd Master, DARPA/TTO – “DARPA Launch Challenge Update”
  • Sima Fishman, Euroconsult USA – “Satellite Demand for Small Launchers”
  • Ravi Chaudhary, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation – “Streamlining Licensing and Regulation of Commercial Launches, Reentries, and Spaceports”
  • Oscar Garcia, Chairman, InterFlight Global Corporation – “Development of International Standards by ASTM International Committee F47 on Commercial Spaceflight”

https://annualmeeting.mytrb.org/interactiveprogram/Details/10943

Subcommittee Meeting: Commercial Space Transportation, AV010(1), Joint Subcommittee of AV010, AV060, AV020 – all TRB meeting attendees welcome.

Wednesday January 16, 10:15 AM -12:00 PM

Marriott Marquis, Treasury Room (Level 4)

Team presiding for Dr. Marcus Smith, MITRE Corp.:

  • Bob Seibold, Aerospace Corp.
  • Diane Howard, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Ken Davidian, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation

GUEST SPEAKERS:

  • Micah Downing, Chief Scientist, Blue Ridge Research & Consulting – “Commercial Space Operations Noise Modeling and Measurements”
  • Richard Lamb, Aerospace Corp. – “Range of the Future (ROTF)”
  • Ken Davidian, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation – “Identifying the Needs of an Emerging Industry”

https://annualmeeting.mytrb.org/interactiveprogram/Details/9901

Session: Behind the Scenes of a Commercial Space Launch

Wednesday January 16, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Convention Center, Room 143A

Dr. Sarah Hubbard, Purdue University, presiding

PANELISTS:

  • Dean Fulmer, MITRE Corp. – “Forecasting the Effect of Space Launches on the NAS”
  • Steven Collicott, Purdue University – “Low Orbit Experiments”
  • Chris Oswald, Senior Vice President for Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Airports Council International, North America, “Making Space for Space – Airport Operators’ Perspectives”
  • Stacey Zee, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation – “Environmental Challenges for Launch Activities”
  • Clay Mowry, Blue Origin – “Marketing Commercial Space Activities”

https://annualmeeting.mytrb.org/interactiveprogram/Details/10947

Details

Date:
January 16
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 pm