GNF Programme at the IAF Spring Meetings 2015

 

Wednesday 25 March 17:30 – 21:00

Room Newport, CAP 15

 

Panel-1 (17:30 – 18:00)

Hans Hoffmann Memorial

Speakers:

  • Kiyoshi Higuchi, IAF President
  • Horst Rauch, Gesellschaft von Freunden des Deutschen
  • Heinz Stoewer, Space Associates GmbH
  • Maria Antonietta Perino, Thales Alenia Space Italia
Panel-2 (18:00 – 19:45)

Unlocking the mysteries of our Solar System: recent developments from the Dawn, Hayabusa and Rosetta Missions

Welcome remarks by:

  • Kiyoshi Higuchi, IAF President

Introduction by:

  • Christian Sallaberger, Chair, IAF Space Exploration Committee

Missions’ Presentations

  • Dawn Mission: James Graf, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Hayabusa2 Mission: Prof. Hitoshi Kuninaka, Hayabusa2 Project Manager, JAXA
  • Rosetta Mission: Prof. Berndt Feuerbacher, Past President , IAF; Mark McCaughrean, Senior Science Advisor, ESA Science Directorate

Closing remarks by:

  • Christian Sallaberger, Chair, IAF Space Exploration Committee
Panel-3 (19:45 – 20:00)

Sierra Nevada Corporation presentation of the Autonomous Version of the “Dream Chaser”

Speaker:

  • Mark Sirangelo, Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems
Panel-4 (20:00 – 21:00)

Sierra Nevada Corporation Press Conference

Speakers:

  • Mark Sirangelo, Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems
  • Luciano Saccani, Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems

*Starting at 20:00, the IAF Cocktail will be open to all.



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