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January 13-19, 2020 / Vol 39, No 2 / Hawai`i Island, USA

10 Jan 2020, 20:41 UTC
January 13-19, 2020 / Vol 39, No 2 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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International Space University to Hold First Industry / Alumni Conference in Adelaide, Australia

ISU Adelaide Conference 2020 will convene January 31 – February 2 at Mawson Lakes campus of the University of South Australia. Small Satellite Technologies and Earth Observation Applications: Solutions and Possibilities is the conference theme. While ISU has roots in America (Canada, MIT) and maintains its main campus in Europe (Strasbourg), since 2011 ISU has also conducted a 5-week space studies curriculum in Adelaide, the Southern Hemisphere Summer Space Program (SH-SSP) which seeks to further the ISU credo ‘seek to understand the mysteries of the Cosmos and apply their knowledge to the betterment of the human condition’ south of the equator. Speakers include Dr. Charles Norton, Special Advisor for Small Spacecraft Missions at NASA and Sachidananda Babu, Technology Program Manager at Earth Science Technology Office, also of NASA. Dr. Sarah Pearce, Deputy Director of the Astronomy and Space Science division of The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and ISU president Juan De Dalmau will also give talks. Sponsors include Smartsat Cooperative Research Centre, a public-private consortium which promotes satellite communications industry in Australia; Lot Fourteen, an ‘innovation and cultural neighborhood’, site of the new Australian ...

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