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FINAL PROGRAMME OVERVIEW – DGLR International Symposium “To Moon and beyond”

 

Monday, 15 September 2008

09:30 – 11:00

Registration

11:00 – 11:20

Opening Ceremony (Saal 3)

11:20 – 12:40

Plenary - Programmatics (Saal 3)

12:40 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Session Mon 1 -  Programmatics I(Saal 3)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

Podium/Panel Discussion – Science (Saal 3)

19:00

Welcome Reception (Kuppelsaal)

 

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

08:30 – 10:40

Session Tue 1–  Concepts & Technologies I (Saal 2)

08:30 – 10:40

Session Tue 2 - Programmatics II (Saal 3)

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00

Session Tue 3 Concepts & Technologies II (Saal 3)

11:00 – 12:00

Session Tue 4Programmatics III (Saal 2)

12:00 – 13:00

Session Tue 5Public Interest / Science Studies (Saal 2)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Session Tue 6Concepts & Technologies III (Saal 2)

14:00 – 16:00

Session Tue 7Science (Saal 3)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

Podium/Panel Discussion: Lunar Habitats (Saal 3)

20:00

Conference Dinner (Kuppelsaal)

 

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

08:30 – 11:00

Session Wed 1 – Concepts & Technologies IV (Saal 3)

08:30 – 09:40

Session Wed 2Commercial Initiatives (Saal 2)

09:40 – 11:00

Session Wed 3Enabling Lander Technologies (Saal 2)

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

Press Conference (Saal 3)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Technical Visits

 


FINAL SESSION OVERVIEW – DGLR International Symposium “To Moon and beyond”

 

Monday, 15 September 2008 

 

 

11:00 – 11:20

Opening Ceremony (Saal 3)

 

Mr. Hartmut Müller, DGLR, Bremen, Germany
Chairman of the Programme Committee
Prof. Carsten Holze, DGLR, Bremen, Germany
DGLR Representative
Dr. Heiner Heseler
Bremen State Council, State of Bremen

11:20 – 12:40

Plenary   Programmatics (Saal 3)
Chairman: Prof. Heinz Stoewer

11:20

Prof. Dr. Johann-Dietrich Wörner
DLR, Cologne, Germany

11:40

Dr. Simonetta Di Pippo
ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

12:00

Mr. Tom Cremins
NASA HQ, Washington, USA

12:20

Discussion / Interviews

12:40 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Session Mon 1   Programmatics I (Saal 3)
Chairman: Mr. Bernhard Hufenbach

14:00

The Role of Europe in Space Exploration
Mr. Jörg Feustel-Büchl, ESA ret., Germany

14:20

Global Perspectives on Space Exploration and Future Options for Europe
Mr. Nicolas Peter, ESPI, Vienna, Austria

14:40

NASA, the Moon, and the International Community - Building to Collaboration
Mr. Richard B. Leshner, NASA HQ, Washington, USA

15:00

The UK MoonLITE & MoonRaker Missions for Lunar Exploration
Prof. Sir Martin Sweeting, Surrey Space Centre, Dwingeloo, United Kingdom

15:20

The MoonNEXT Mission: A European Lander at the Lunar South Pole
Ms Bérengère Houdou, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands  

15:40

Constellation Programme Progress: The Status of NASA's Human Lunar Exploration Plans
Ms Kathy Laurini, NASA, Houston, USA

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

Podium/Panel Discussion – Science (Saal 3)
Chairman: Prof. Sir Martin Sweeting

 
Exploring the Dark Ages of the Universe from the Moon
Prof. Dr. Heino Falcke, Radboud Universiteit - Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

Planetary Science & Exoplanet Detection at Low Radio Frequencies
Mr. Phillippe Zarka, L’ Observatoire de Paris, France

 

VLBI Observations of Space Crafts on and around the Moon
Mr. Leonid Gurvits, JIVE, The Netherlands

 

SMART-1 Scientific Results
Prof. Dr. Bernard Foing, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands

 

Future Geological and Geochemical Exploration of the Moon
Dr. Ian A. Crawford, Birkbeck College, London, UK

 

Cosmic Dust in the Earth-Moon System
Dr. S. Kempf, MPI for Nuclear Physics, Germany

17:20

Discussion

19:00

Welcome Reception (Kuppelsaal)

 

Tuesday, 16 September 2008 

 

 

08:30 – 10:40

Session Tue 1   Concepts & Technologies I (Saal 2)
Chairman: Dr. Mark Kinnersley

08:40

Beyond Limits - New Materials and Designs for Future Spacecrafts
Prof. Dr. Heinz Voggenreiter, DLR, Stuttgart,  Germany

09:00

Rover Technologies Developed for Exploration of Planetary Surfaces
Ms Sabine Klinkner, Hoerner&Sulger, Schwetzingen, Germany

09:20

Lunar Global Positioning System Using L1 and L2 Libration Points
Mr. Daniele Romagnoli, DLR, Bremen, Germany

09:40

Mass Estimating Relationships for Manned Lunar Lander and Ascent Vehicle Concept Exploration
Mr. Piotr Perczynski, TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

10:00

Penetrators for Solar System Research and MoonLITE
Prof. Alan Smith, University College London / MSSL, Holmbury St. Mary, United Kingdom

10:20

Results of Recent Lunar Exploration Studies at Kayser-Threde
Mr. Peter Hofmann, Kayser-Threde, Munich, Germany

08:30 – 10:40

Session Tue 2   Programmatics II (Saal 3)
Chairman: Mr. Heinz-Josef Kaaf

08:40

Low Cost Transfers to the Earth - Moon Libration Point Region for Future Exploration Missions
Mr. Florian Renk, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

09:00

LEO - A Pacemaker for German Exploration
Mr. Friedhelm Claasen, DLR, Bonn, Germany

09:20

NASA Lunar Robotics for Science and Exploration
Dr. John Horack, NASA MSFC, Huntsville AL, USA

09:40

Lunar Landing Systems
Mr. Olivier Mongrard, ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

10:00

Space Transportation - A Key for European Lunar Exploration
Dr. Michael Obersteiner, Astrium, Les Mureaux, France

10:20

TBD

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00

Session Tue 3   Concepts & Technologies II (Saal 3)
Chairman: Mrs Francine Bonnefond  

11:00

A Lunar Orbiting Space Operation Centre (L.O.-S.O.C.)
Prof. Ernesto Vallerani, International Space Pioneers, Turin, Italy

11:20

Lunar Exploration Systems at OHB-System - An Overview
Dr. Rolf Janovsky, OHB-System, Bremen, Germany

11:40

Enhanced Data Return from the Lunar Farside Using RF-Optical TT&C
Mr. Thomas Dreischer, Oerlikon Space, Zurich, Switzerland

12:00

A European Mars Logistic System
Mr. Bernd Bischof, Astrium, Bremen, Germany

12:20

A Lander Vehicle for Various Lunar Missions
Mr. Hansjürgen Günther, Astrium, Bremen, Germany

12:40

NEXT Lunar Lander: Landing System Predevelopment and Testing
Mr. Thomas Diedrich, Astrium, Bremen, Germany

11:00 – 12:00

Session Tue 4   Programmatics III (Saal 2)
Chairman: Mr. Bernhard Hufenbach

11:00

European Space Policy as a Catalyst for Developing International Cooperation Through Legislative Initiatives for Space
Prof. Dr. Lesley Jane Smith, Weber-Steinhaus & Smith, Bremen, Germany

11:20

Moon Next Lunar Lander: A Preliminary Assessment of the Mission
Mr. Joel Poncy, Thales Alenia Space, Cannes La Bocca, France

11:40

The Moon and Asteriods
Mr. Wolfram Lork, Astrium, Friedrichshafen, Germany

12:00 – 13:00

Session Tue 5   Public Interest / Science Studies (Saal 2)
Chairman: Mr. Hartmut Müller

12:00

A Planetary Park System for the Moon and beyond
Dr. Gerda Horneck, DLR, Cologne, Germany

12:20

Lunar Base Design Workshop: First Steps in Modelling the Lunar Environment for the Engineering Challenge
Mr. Jürgen Schlutz, University of Stuttgart, Germany 

12:25

Crew's Life Support aboard the Long-Term Planetary Orbital Station and Interplanetary Vehicles
Dr. Eduard Kurmazenko, Nllchimmash, Moscow, Russia

12:30

Conceptual Design Studies for a Lunar Greenhouse
Prof. Axel Thallemer, University for Industrial Design, Linz, Austria

12:35

Roadmap towards a Lunar Greenhouse: from the ISS to the Moon.
Mr. Ulrich Kuebler, Astrium, Friedrichshafen, Germany

12:40

Gravitational Biology: Ground-Based Experimental Platforms at the DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine
Mr. Jens Hauslage, DLR, Cologne, Germany

12:45

Lunar Archive: The Social Aspects of a Scientific Problem
Ms Laura A. Gibson, ISU, Den Haag, The Netherlands

12:50

Conceptual Design of a Streamlines Mission to Compete for the Google Lunar X Prize
Mr. Dorus de Lange, TU Delft, The Netherlands

12:55

TBD

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Session Tue 6   Concepts & Technologies III (Saal 2)
Chairman: Dr. Rolf Janovsky

14:00

Electric Propulsion for Space Missions
Prof. Dr. Horst W. Loeb, University of Giessen, Germany

14:20

NEXT-LL: Mission Opportunity for Lunar Research and Validation of European Technology
Mr. Joachim Thaeter, OHB-System, Bremen, Germany

14:40

NEXT - Lunar Lander - An overview on the Lander System Design
Ms Maren Homeister, OHB-System, Bremen, Germany

15:00

LUNARES: Intelligent Robotic Technologies for Extraterrestrial Exploration
Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchner, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI), Bremen, Germany

15:20

Analytical And Numerical Analyses of the Touchdown Kinematics for a Lunar Lander Mission
Dr. David Koebel, OHB-System, Bremen, Germany

15:40

Basic Life Science Technologies for Lunar Exploration - Overview of Different Approaches Based on Biomimetic Strategies within the OHB-System AG
Dr. Matthias Dünne, OHB-System, Bremen, Germany

14:00 – 16:00

Session Tue 7   Science (Saal 3)
Chairman: Dr. Chris Castelli

14:00

MagEX: an X-ray Telescope for Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Environment from the Lunar Surface
Dr. Steven Sembay, Leicester University, Leicester, United Kingdom

14:20

Global Electromagnetic Moon Surveyor
Dr. Jan E.S. Bergman, IRFU, Uppsala, Sweden

14:40

SPHERA - Solar Phenomena Exploration for Radiation Assessment
Mr. Franco Rossitto, INAF, Bologna, Italy

15:00

Natural Spacecraft-Moon, Challenge for Monitoring Sun, Solar Wind and the Different Region of Magnetosphere
Dr. Hanna Rothkaehl, Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

15:20

The Science Case for Human Exploration
Dr. Markus Landgraf, ESA/ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany

15:40

Analysis of a Lunar Ascent and Descent System Utilizing in Situ Produced Oxygen
Mr. Uwe Derz, RWTH Aachen, Germany

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

Podium/Panel Discussion: Lunar Habitats (Saal 3)
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Rupert Gerzer

 

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Walter, TUM
Necessity/Feasibility of a Manned European Lunar Habitat
Prof. Dr. Rupert Gerzer, DLR
Human Requirements
Prof. Dr. Gerd Hirzinger, DLR
Robotic Assistance of Humans
Prof. Haym Benaroya, Rutgers University
Structural Design of Lunar Habitats
Mr. Günther Brandt, EADS
Technical Feasibility of Manned Habitats

 

 

 

Discussion


20:00


Conference Dinner
(Kuppelsaal)

 

Wednesday, 17 Wednesday 2008 

 

 

08:30 – 11:00

Session Wed 1   Concepts & Technologies IV (Saal 3)
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchner

08:40

NEXT Lunar Lander Mission - New Challenges on the Rover Design
Mr. Howard Jones, MDA Corp., Richmond, Canada

09:00

Lunar Infrastructure Elements for European Scientific Robotic Missions on the Moon
Prof. Dr. Roger E. Lo, AI: Aerospace Institute, Berlin, Germany  

09:20

Planetary Mobility Research at the DLR Bremen - Rover and Wheel Design
Dr. Marco Scharringhausen, DLR, Bremen, Germany

09:40

High Mobility Systems for Space Surface Exploration
Mr. Alberto Della Torre, Carlo Gavazzi Space, Milan, Italy

10:00

TUBROB Laboratory Model of a Micro Rover for Planetary Exploration
Mr. Goetz Kornemann, Berlin Institute of Technology, Berlin, Germany

10:20

Roving the Lunar South Pole - An Overview of the Challenges of Rover Design
Dr. Elie Allouis, EADS, Stevenage, United Kingdom

10:40

Results of the Smart 1 Mission – A Step into the Future?
Prof. Dr. Bernard Foing, ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

08:30 – 09:40

Session Wed 2   Commercial Initiatives (Saal 2)
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Uwe Apel

08:40

Lunar Exploration as a System of Systems
Dr. Joe Lewis-Bowen, VEGA, Bristol, United Kingdom

09:00

Computer Based Astronaut Training beyond the ISS
Mr. Richard Moss, Astrium, Cologne, Germany

09:20

A Non Hierarchical Wireless Network to Support Space Exploration and Formation Flying
Mr. Fabio Bulgarelli, AstroSystem, Rome, Italy

09:25

Preliminary Concept of a Medical Centre for the European CIS - Lunar Interplanetary Port for Space Exploration
Mr. Raffaele Aulisio, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy

09:30

Three Years of Activities of the International Master Seeds
Prof. Ernesto Vallerani, International Space Pioneers, Turin, Italy

09:35

Astronaut Robotic Synergy vis-à-vis Crew Safety on the Moon: European Initiatives as a Tool International Cooperation
Ms Angeline A. Oprong, ISU, Illkirch Graffenstaden, France

09:40 – 11:00

Session Wed 3   Enabling Lander Technologies (Saal 2)
Chairman: Mr. Hans-Jörg Heidmann

09:40

Missions Based on Precision Landing Technology: Applications beyond the Moon
Mr. Joel Poncy, Thales Alenia Space, Cannes La Bocca, France

10:00

Moon Descent and Landing Strategies
Mr. Pablo Colmenarejo, GMV, Tres Cantos, Spain

10:20

NEXT Lunar Lander: A Near Term European Lunar Landing Mission, Stepping Stone for Future Lunar Exploration
Mr. Uwe Soppa, Astrium, Bremen, Germany

10:40

Precision Landing and Hazard Detection and Avoidance Scenario for the NEXT Lunar Lander Mission
Dr. Jean de Lafontaine, NGC Aerospace., Sherbrooke, Canada

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

Final Panel Discussion “Future Exploration Strategies” / Press Conference (Saal 3)
Moderation: Mr. Matthias Hill

 

Invited Speakers:
Mrs. Simonetta di Pippo
ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Mr. Thomas Reiter
DLR, Germany
Prof. Manfred Fuchs
OHB-System, Bremen, Germany
Dr. Michael Menking
Astrium, Bremen, Germany

 

Closing Ceremony

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Technical Visits to Astrium, OHB-System and DLR (busses will be available in front of the Park Hotel)