Seventh QB50 Workshop

Seventh QB50 Workshop
28-29 January 2014
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Rhode-St-Genèse, Belgium

 

28th January 2014

08:15                          Bus Departure from Wolstraat / Rue aux Laines in Brussels

                                   (on the side of the Justice Palace)

 

09:00 – 09:45             Registration + Coffee

10:00 – 10:30             Presentation of the Launch Contract [VKI and Alcantara Cyclone Space]

10:30 – 12:45             Demonstration on the UKube-1 [R. Sampson, S, Greenland (ClydeSpace)]

12:45 – 13:45             Lunch

13:45 – 14:00             Welcome to 7th QB50 Workshop [Jan Thoemel (VKI)]

-          Logistics

-          Agenda

14:00 – 14:15             QB50 Project Status [Jean Muylaert (VKI)]

-          QB50 Project status

-          Latest meetings with REA

 

14:15 – 15:15             Cluster Launch [V. Solovey (Alcantara Cyclone Space)]

-          Experiences of and Advices for Cluster Launches

15:15 – 15:45             Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:15             Information on QB50 CubeSat Teams [D. Masutti (VKI)]

-          List of CubeSat teams

-          Common problems and achievements

-          IODs and Sensor Sets

-          Other statistics (SSC ADCS, Freq alloc, contract signature, EPFL SCS, GAMAnet etc)

16:15 – 16:30             CubeSat CDR Progress [J. Thoemel (VKI)]

-          Procedures

-          Most common RIDs

-          Statistics of CDR results

-          Expectations

16:30 – 17:00             System Requirements [F. Singarayar (VKI)]

-          Changes  / updates from Issue 4

-          Most common compliancy problems

17:00 – 17:30             QB50 Precursor Flight [J. Elstak (ISIS)]

-          Configuration & CubeSats

-          Launch environment and conditions

-          Lessons learned and to be learned

17:30 – 19:00             Reception

19:15                          Bus Departure to Wolstraat / Rue aux Laines in Brussels

  

29th January 2014

08:15                          Bus Departure from Wolstraat / Rue aux Laines in Brussels

                                   (on the side of the Justice Palace)

09:00– 09:30              QB50 Launch Vehicle Accommodation and Deployment Systems [C. Bernal (ISIS)]

-          QuadPack Design and Development info

-          QB50 Deployment System Design

-          DS-CubeSat Interface and the updated ICD

09:30 – 10:00             Surrey ADCS [L. Visagie, V. Lappas (SSC)]

-          Surrey ADCS Design

-          Surrey ADCS interface specification and the updated ICD

-          Availability of the Surrey ADCS to QB50 teams

10:00 – 10:30             Ground Station Network / Satellite Control Software

[T. Scholz, S. Billeter (VKI and EPFL)]

-          Ground station network status

-          SCS specification

-          How to get access to it

-          QB50 Ground Stations, global view 

10:30 – 11:00             Coffee Break

11:00– 11:30              Procedures for CubeSat Environmental Testing [J. Rotteveel (ISIS)]

-          Conditions

-          Necessary tests

-          Recommended tests

11:30– 11:45              Upcoming Events [D. Masutti (VKI)]

-          4S Symposium

-          European CS Symposium

-          8th QB50 Workshop

11:45 – 12:00             Concluding Remarks [J. Muylaert (VKI)]

12:00 – 13:00             Science Units [B. Taylor, T. Schmiel, T. A. Bekkeng (MSSL, TU Dresden, UiO)]

-          Schedule, Integration and testing procedures (for all units)

-          INMS Design

-          INMS interface specification  and the updated ICD

-          FIPEX Design

-          FIPEX interface specification  and the updated ICD

-          mNLP Design

-          mNLP interface specification  and the updated ICD

(the three sessions will be running in parallel)

13:00 – 14:00             Lunch – VKI Sports Centre

14:00 – 16:30             Demonstration and Lessons learned from 2013 launches of Delfi-n3Xt, FUNcube-1 and TRITON-1 by ISIS Launch Services [ISIS]

14:00 – 16:30             Splinter Session: GAMANET (running in parallel)