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72nd International Astronautical Congress Dubai

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Event date: Sunday, 24 October 2021 09:00 am - Saturday, 30 October 2021 05:30 pm

The Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce is organising the Space Mission in Dubai. SnT will take part in the mission and will attend the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). 

The IAC is an annual event where space actors from across the globe come together. The event attracts more than 6,000 participants and covers multiple sectors of the space industry. Participants will receive the latest information on numerous space topics and learn about developments in academia and the industry. 

With the theme “Inspire, Innovate & Discover for the Benefit of Humankind”, the IAC 2021 looks forward to making a contribution to humanity and to science by strengthening and enhancing cooperation between all countries in the space sector. 

Several of SnT’s staff and students will be attending the event as speakers. These include:

Jose Delgado, Space Robotics Research Group

  • Lunar HighRes-net: Super resolution for lunar surface imagery

Kuldeep Barad, Space Robotics Research Group

  • Towards incremental autonomy framework for on-orbit vision-based grasping

Raja Pandi Perumal, Automation Research Group   

  • Statistical Reliability Analysis of Large Satellites: A decade in review 
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Caroline, a reusable lunar lander/ascender for on-orbit refuelling of Herschel 
  • DESIRA: A DEcision Support system for Incorporating Risk Assessments in early design stages 

Ahmed Mahfouz, Automation Research Group   

  • Multi-Agent Attitude Task Allocation and Control in a Swarm of Magnetically Controlled CubeSats 

Davide Menzio, Automation Research Group 

  • Herschel Resupply Mission Feasibility Study 

Loveneesh Rana, Remote Sensing Research Group 

  • Study into In-orbit Servicing of the Rosetta Mission  
  • Vision of a Next-Gen Concurrent Design Facility (CDF-LU) 
  • Value-Chain Analysis of In-Space Segments of a CisLunar Architecture 


More information about the event can be found here.