UK Space Safety Community Meeting – Registration is Open!

August 13, 2020, from Natasha Jeffrey

Dear Colleagues.

This is just a reminder that the registration for the UK Space Safety Community Meeting will close on 17th August 2020: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uk-space-safety-community-meeting-tickets-114867686342 – if you wish to participate in the online meeting you must register ahead of the deadline please.

An updated agenda is given below as well as the original announcement.

Best wishes, and we hope to see you “virtually” on 20th August 2020.

Mario (on behalf of the organisers)
Mike Willis (UKSA), Barbara-Ann Curran (Met Office), Mario M. Bisi (UKRI STFC RAL Space), Claire Garland (IOP), and Marie Tilbee (UKSA).

Morning Session 09:00h-13:00h

09:00h – Online Participation Guidance & System Testing (Mario Bisi – UKRI STFC RAL Space) 15 mins
09:15h – Opening Remarks (Mike Willis – UKSA) 5 mins

Chair: Mike Willis

09:20h – Keynote: UK interests in the ESA Space Safety Programme – (Maria Codey – UKSA) 25 mins (inc Q&A)

Focus Area 1: Space Weather
· 09:45h – MOSWOC – Requirements & Reasonable Worst Case (Mark Gibbs – Met Office) 15 mins
· 10:00h – Space Weather Core Activities (Mike Willis – UKSAs) 15 mins

10:15h – Short break – 5 mins

• The Lagrange L5 Mission
o 10:20h – Overview & status – (Mike Willis – UKSA) 15 mins

o 10:35h – Mission design/status Airbus (Tim Harris – Airbus) 15 mins (inc Q&A)

o 10:50h – Remote Sensing Instruments (Jackie Davies – RAL) 15 mins (inc Q&A)

o 11:05h – In-situ instruments (Dhiren Kataria – UCL) 15 mins (inc Q&A)

11:20h – Break 15 mins – restart 11.35h

Chair: Mario Bisi

• Space Weather Infrastructure & International opportunities
o 11:35h – New SSCC/ESC ITT (Chris Perry – RAL) 10 mins

o 11:45h – UNCOPUOS (Mike Hapgood – RAL) 10 mins

o 11:55h – National Academy of Sciences & Bilateral Opportunities (Mark Gibbs) 15 mins

o 12:10h – SWIMMR – progress in NERC and STFC calls and next steps including plans for S6 – Ian McCrea 20 mins

o 12:30h – Discussion – Next steps for Space Weather in the UK (Lead by Mario) 30 mins

13:00h – Lunch (30 mins)

Afternoon Session 14:00h – 17:30h

14:00h – Keynote: ESA Space Safety Programme – Wider Developments (Holger Krag – ESA) 30 Mins (inc Q&A)

Focus Area 2: SST, Debris & Cleanspace

Chair: Marie Tilbee

• Debris & Cleanspace
o 14:30 – 15:00 Core Activities and missions (Mike Willis – UKSA, Tim Flohrer – ESA) 30 mins (inc Q&A)

15:00h – Short break – 15 mins

Chair: Marie Tilbee

• SST
o 15:15 – 15:45 – SST Core Activities (Tim Flohrer – ESA) 30 mins (inc Q&A)

o 15:45 – 16:15 – UK National SST Development (Jacob Geer – UKSA) 30 mins (inc Q&A)

Discussion/Close.


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