On Orbit, Off Campus: a Virtual Primer in On-Orbit Services

Event Date: 12 August 2020

Event Location: Zoom

Posted July 30th, 2020 Posted in Events

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Astroscale U.S. is back with another webinar, and this time they are co-hosting with Secure World Foundation and covering… on-orbit servicing!

On-orbit servicing is generating a lot of conversation and excitement — but what does it really mean and include? What are the challenges, opportunities, and implications of performing services, manufacturing, and other activities in space?

Get ready to go back to school with a mini-education from top space industry experts. Join a series of 15-minute lectures on a range of on-orbit servicing topics, then engage your virtual professors in a live Q&A session moderated by Loren Grush of The Verge.


Wednesday, August 12 (1:00pm to 3:30pm Eastern)


– Welcome message from Dr. Peter Martinez, Executive Director, Secure World Foundation
– The Possibilities and Challenges of On-Orbit Services with Dr. Bhavya Lal, Space Technology and Policy Analyst, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
– Services and Technologies with Ben Reed, Division Chief, Satellite Servicing Projects Division, NASA Goddard
– The Role of Industry Standards with Jeremy Schiel, Vice Chair, CONFERS, and Co-Founder and CMO, Orbit Fab
– The Business and Economics of On-Orbit Servicing with Carissa Christensen, Founder and CEO, Bryce Space and Technology
– Global On-Orbit Servicing Policy with Charity Weeden, VP of Global Policy, Astroscale U.S.
– Legal and Regulatory Aspects of On-Orbit Servicing with Pamela Meredith, Chair, Space Law Practice Group, KMA Zuckert
– Closing remarks with Dr. Brian Weeden, Executive Director, CONFERS
– Live audience Q&A with Loren Grush, Science Reporter, The Verge

Space is limited, so register before class is full!