Virtually Amazing

SmallSat by the Numbers

8100
Participants
162
Talks
230
Exhibits
123
Countries

August 1-6, 2020

SmallSat Virtual

Infinite Possibilities

The 34th Annual Small Satellite Conference will explore the realm of possible space mission architectures and how they can be practically achieved to support the diverse needs of the global space community.


Important Announcement!

We are pleased to announce that the following SmallSat 2020 Virtual Conference content will remain available on this site through the end of August:


Keynote
Talks
Recorded SmallSat Q&A Webinars
Posters
Exhibitor Listings

On Demand

On Demand content is available August 1-6 | 24 hours

Keynote & Talks


Watch Talks

Exhibit Hall


Visit Virtual Booths

Posters


View Posters

Networking


Chat Rooms

Live Events

Connect with presenters and session chairs, exhibitors, and side meeting opportunities.

Session Q&A
Webinars

Registration required

View Schedule and Register

Exhibit Webinars

View Schedule

2020 Student Competition Winners

Rachel Morgan; MIT - $10,000
Advisor - Kerri Cahoy

Kyle Craft, Grant Hecht; Missouri University of Science - $3,750 each
Advisor - Henry Pernicka

Philip Hampton; University of Toronto - $5,000
Advisor - Robert Zee

Madeleine Schroeder, Christopher Womack, Amelia Gagnon; MIT - $850 each
Advisor - Kerri Cahoy

Michael Wilson; University of Michigan - $2,500
Advisor - James Cutler

Niklas Wendel, Tilman Hoffbauer, Louisa Gerhard; University of Applied Sciences Aachen - $850 each

2020 Student Poster Awards

1st Place
Pure Ionic Electrospray Thruster Control Electronics Architecture and Performance
Jeffrey Asher, Robert Antypas, Joseph Wang - University of Southern California - Space Engineering Research Center

2nd Place
A TLE-based Algorithm for Correcting Empirical Model Densities During Geomagnetic Storms
Daniel Brandt, Charles Bussy-Virat, Aaron Ridley - University of Michigan

3rd Place
Cislunar Explorers: Lessons Learned from the Development of an Interplanetary CubeSat
Aaron Zucherman, Aaron Buchwald, George Orellana, Sydney Rzepka, Elliot Kann, Kelly Jawork, Michael Zakoworotny, Charlie Robinson - Cornell University

Gil Moore - Lifetime Achievement Award

SmallSat Retrospective

Mission of the Year Award

The Mission of the Year award went to Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP)
Earth and Space Institute at UMBC and Space Dynamics Lab at Utah State University

The People’s Choice award went to Quetzal 1
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG)

SpaceNews

SpaceNews Magazine

August 3

SpaceNews Show Daily

August 3

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We feedback

SmallSat Evaluation

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