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2002
Tuesday, April 30th
8:00 AM

Keynote Address (Introduction Video)

Vance Coffman, Chairman and CEO Lockheed Martin Corporation

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:30 AM

Panel Session I - Spaceport/Infrastructures

Jim Heald, Director, Spaceport Engineering & Technology, Kennedy Space Center

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM

Exhibits & Students Science Fair

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

1:00 PM

Paper Session I-A - A Mechanical Cryogenic Cooler for the Hubble Space Telescope

Nicholas Jedrich, Jackson & Tull
Darell Zimbelman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Walter Swift, Creare Inc.
Francis Dolan, Creare Inc.

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Martinique Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-A - Development and Testing of Scanning Probe Microscopy for the Zero-G Environment and ISS

R. M. Branly, Broward Community College
R. Friedfeld
E. Howard
S. Parker
R. Williams

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Martinique Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-A - Electrostatic Charging of Polymers by Particle Impact at Martian Atmospheric Pressurs

C. I. Calle, NASA Kennedy Space Center
J. G. Mantovani, Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne
E. E. Groop, NASA Kennedy Space Center
C. R. Buhler, Swales Aerospace
A. W. Nowicki, Dynacs Inc.
M. G. Buehler, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
M. D. Hogue, NASA Kennedy Space Center

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Martinique Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-A - Non-Ohmic Discharge Characteristics of the JSC MARS-1 Martian Regolith Simulant

C. R. Buhler, Swales Aerospace
C. I. Calle, NASA Kennedy Space Center
A. W. Nowicki, Dynacs Inc
A. Hisrchmann, Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne
D. Denning, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Martinique Room

1:00 PM

Paper Session I-A - Robust Low Cost Liquid Rocket Combustion Chamber By Advanced Vacuum Plasma Process

Richard R. Holmes, NASA/MSFC
Sandra Elam, NASA/MSFC
Timothy McKechenie, Plasma Processess, Inc
Robert Hickman, Plasma Processess, Inc

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Martinique Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - A Ground Floor Opportunity: The International Space Research Park at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center

James E. Ball, Spaceport Strategies LLC
Tim Franta, Florida Space Authority

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - Cape Canaveral Spaceport Master Plan

Renee Ponik, NASA Kennedy Space Center

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - Launch Site Payload Operations In The Coming Spaceport Era

Roelof L. Schuiling, NASA, Kennedy Space Center

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - Making State Spaceports Economic Change Agents

Roger Handberg, University of Central Florida

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP)

Paul Secor, Technology Research and Development Authority
Robert N. McGrath, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Saad Laraqui, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - The Competitive Advantage of Florida Firms in Aerospace

Robert N. McGrath, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Saad Laragui, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - The Real Space Tourism Industry

Robert W. Eleazer, ACTA, Inc.
Kevin Brown, Command Control Technologies, Inc.

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-B - US Commercial Space Launch in the 21st Century

Sidney Kimhan, Practical Innovations International
Rick Manley, MAMCO Assoc.
Jimmey Morrel, MAMCO Assoc.
Ryan Morrell, MAMCO Assoc.
Barry Zilin, Practical Innovations International, Inc.

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Jamaica Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-C - Near Infrared Camera Discovery Potentials with the New Closed Loop Cryogenic Cooler

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Salon I

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-C - Results of 12 Years of Astronomy from HST

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Salon I

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-C - The Dark Universe

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Salon I

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-C - The Discovery Potential for the New Advanced Cameras for Surveys

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Salon I

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-C - The Greatest HST Discoveries and Science to Come

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Salon I

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Session I-C - The Hubble Servicing Mission 3B and the Benefits of Satellite Servicing

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center, Salon I

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Space Congress Banquet

Canaveral Council of Technical Societies
Art Stephenson, Director of Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA

Radisson Resort at the Port, Convention Center

5:00 PM