SmartSat Webinar: Addressing the Challenges of Putting a Payload in Orbit

Date: Thu 3 Dec 2020
Time: 12:30 pm
Location: Webinar
WEBINAR: Thursday 3 December  12.30pm – 2.00pm ACDT (Adelaide)

Following the Australian Space Agency’s Moon to Mars Demonstrator Feasibility Grant, this webinar addresses the challenges of putting a payload into orbit.

This will be the first in a series of webinars SmartSat will deliver to support organisations as they prepare for the challenges and requirements involved in developing space ready capabilities  This first webinar provides an overview by Dr Ady James (SmartSat) of the NASA Life Cycle Phases (pre-Phase A through to Phase-B) with a focus on the systems engineering approach required to successfully progress through the phases. David Haley (Myriota) will then provide an overview of the considerations and challenges accessing spectrum for communications, launch opportunities and payload launch requirements. Finally, Dr Sean Tuttle (Nova Systems) will provide an overview of the test and evaluation facilities, risks and lessons learned. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A with a panel of industry experts including previous speakers and Andrin Tomaschett (UNSW Canberra).