Saturday, November 6, 2010

Team Phoenicia/Techshop Nanosat Launcher Seminar: Final Update

Final Notes:

Please note that the reservations are only possible through 11 AM. After that no further reservations will be made.

Do not show up to Techshop prior to 12:30 PM. We will not be processing the people coming in until then.

We will not be letting anyone else in once we are full.

Agenda (updated 11/6/10):

1:00 PM: William Baird, Team Phoenicia, Introduction and Welcome

1:15 PM: Andrew Petro, NASA Centennial Challenge Program, Scope and Hopes for the Centennial Challenges

1:45 PM: Dr Andrew Kalman, Stanford University's Space and Systems Development Laboratory, The Potential of an Affordable, Responsive Nanosat Launcher

2:15 PM: NASA Centennial Challenge Program, Draft Nanosat Launcher Challenge Rules

3:15 PM: BREAK. Tours of Techshop Available

3:30 PM: William Baird, Team Phoenicia, How Team Phoenicia Can and Is Helping Nanosat Launcher Teams

3:50 PM: Melquiades Olivares III, Topic: Funding Nanosat Launcher Challenge Teams.

4:10 PM: BREAK, Tours of Techshop Available

4:20 PM: Dr William Gutman, SpacePort America, How SPA can help the Nanosat Launcher Challenge Teams

4:40 PM: Paul Breed, Friends of Amateur Rocketry, What FAR is and what it can do for the NLC teams

5:00 PM: Sherman Council, et al, Federal Aviation Administration: rules and requirements

6:00 PM: Nanosat Challenge Teams Panel/Micro Presentations (currently Vog Rockets, Seraphim Aerospace, possibly a mystery team)

6:30 PM: William Baird, Team Phoenicia, Closing Remarks

6:40 PM: Networking Session, official wrap at 8 PM.

Questions can be directed to

Reservations link:

Note (updated: 11/6/10): Reservations are now $100. We have 48 40 35 32 seats available. Your reservation is not final until payment is complete and your seat is not reserved until such time. Reservations close at 11 AM.

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