Registration is now open for the 16th International Conference on Space Operations( SpaceOps 2020) scheduled for 18-22 May 2020, at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
The conference, which will provide an opportunity for stakeholders and professionals in the field of space to share missions’ experiences, challenges, and innovative solutions, is holding for the first time in Africa, and will attract technologists, scientists, managers from agencies, academic and research institutions, operators and industry players, while fostering managerial and technical interchanges on all aspects of space mission operations.
The programme consists of presentations in mission design and management, operations concepts, flight execution; ground systems engineering, data management, planning and scheduling; navigation, and control, communications architectures and networks, human spaceflights and operations; cross support, interoperability, and standards, human factors, training and knowledge transfer; space transportation operations, artificial intelligence for space operations, safety and sustainability of space operations and more.
The conference will also feature oral, traditional (paper) poster, electronic presentation and Open access presentation sessions, Students and Young Professionals (SYP) program, which will be coordinated and organised by SANSA and Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) as well as exhibitions.
Details for registration and requirements are available here.
The previous edition, held in 2018 at Marseille, France, had over 870 attendees from 40 countries and 38 exhibitors.
Ogechi Onuoha is a Cambridge Certified ESOL editor with a background in reporting, international relations, creative writing and adept in industry research and analysis. She is passionate about curating and evaluating the benefits/relevance of space to grassroots development and women’s participation in the space sector.