22 - 24 October, 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Saif Al-Hiddabi


Assistant Secretary General for Research & Scientific Programmes
The Research Council, Oman


9:30 AM EXECUTIVE THINK TANK: LAUNCH VEHICLES AND THEIR ROLE IN THE COMMERCIAL SPACE INDUSTRY

  • Need for increase cooperation between governments, investors and the commercial space industry
  • Will global government backing and cooperation enable fast track commercialisation?
  • Will there be cost savings from reusabile satellites and will these be transferrable to the end user?
  • Connections between life and the Universe, astronomical future of humanity, and the need for space exploration

9:50 AM MINIMISING TRAJECTORY TRACKING ERRORS OF SPACE MISSIONS USING ADVANCED NONLINEAR GUIDANCE AND NAVIGATION CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Using advanced techniques to reduce space mission cost
  • Following precisely a preset optimal trajectory for the space vehicle
  • Learn from this session without any background on space mission and aerospace engineering