The Global Virtual Workshop I (GVW-I) of the Stardust-R project is organized by the University of Pisa and the University of Belgrade in the period September 7-10, 2020.

GVW-I is the first international event and will cover theme of “Exploration, Exploitation of Minor Bodies”. Presentations from all the ESRs and participants not belonging to Stardust-R will be delivered. It will last for 4 days.

The videos of the presentations will be uploaded to the Stardust-R YouTube channel

Topic highlights include:

  • Close approaches theory for impact monitoring
  • Control of small satellites with limited resources
  • Deep space navigation
  • Deflection of asteroids by kinetic impactors
  • Dynamical and physical characterisation of asteroids and binary systems
  • Intelligent landing systems
  • Mutual geometry of orbits
  • Navigation in close proximity and landing on solar system minor bodies
  • Orbit determination of asteroids
  • Patched dynamics for satellites and spacecrafts
  • Sample return missions
  • Small spacecraft systems for deep space missions

Important Dates

Registration and contribution talk deadline: June 30, 2020 July 20, 2020

Institution Organizers