IAC2014 Student Paper Selection

THIS IS A PAST EVENT – HYPERLINKS AND FORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

Date: Saturday 14 June
Start Time: 2 pm

Venue: 27/29 South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1SZ

IAC-2014-logoThe brightest and best space students from UK universities will be competing for the chance to represent the UK in the student competition at the 2014 International Astronautical Congress in Toronto in October. The three undergraduate and three postgraduate finalists will be presenting to the selection panel on this Saturday afternoon. Come and be part of the audience and then take part in the post-final social at a nearby pub.

The finalists are:

Postgraduate:

  • Nathan Lee Donaldson – University of Oxford – Numerical analyses towards the improvement of empirical heat flux models for atmospheric satellite re-entry studies
  • Chiara Palla – Cranfield University – Design and testing of the de-orbit mechanism on the European Student Earth Orbiter satellite
  • Francisco Comin – University of Surrey – Towards in-situ characterisation of planetary terrain using a hybrid wheel-leg

Undergraduate:

  • Ciara McGrath – University of Strathclyde – Time-optimal transfer to a solar polar orbit using solar sail propulsion
  • Tijana Bogicevic – University of Strathclyde – The design and manufacture of inflatable hyperelastic structures
  • Danielle Baker-Wilson – University of Bristol – Dynamic analysis and GNC considerations for the deorbit of the Envisat satellite using a tether-tug-harpoon system

If you if wish to attend preregistration is required using the form below.

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THIS IS A PAST EVENT – HYPERLINKS AND FORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED
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