November 5, 2019, 9:00 a.m. (CET)

Space travel conference 2019

11/5/19, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

It’s that time of year again; regional and international space travel experts will be meeting in Stuttgart at the Haus der Wirtschaft on 5 November 2019 to present their current projects and discuss current topics.

The Space Talk will be taking place as part of the Space Travel Conference 2019. School classes and students are invited to attend free of charge. The Space Talk will take place on 5 November between 9 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The conference will be held mostly in English. School classes must register by 31.10.

Together with the Baden-Württemberg Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Wohnungsbau, the University of Stuttgart invites you to attend the Space Travel Conference 2019.


9:00 a.m.
Doors open and registration               

9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
Welcome speech - Heinz Voggenreiter, DLR / Stefanos Fasoulas, University of Stuttgart            

9:35 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.    
Welcome speech - Michael Kleiner, Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Wohnungsbau Baden-Württemberg

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Moon Village and Moon Exploration (tbc) - Johann-Dietrich Wörner, ESA (video presentation)              

10:00 a.m.  - 10:45 a.m.
Apollo – The Golden Age of Spaceflight - Walter Cunningham, NASA ret.        

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.   
Going forward to the Moon to stay- Matthias Maurer, ESA      

11:45 a.m. - 12:10 a.m.     
Goldrush in Space (tbc) - Peter Schneider  

12:10 a.m. - 13:00 a.m.      
Panel discussion: Moon and Beyond - Walter Cunningham (NASA, retired), Matthias Maurer (ESA), n.n        

Warning! The morning lectures will be held mainly in English.

2:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.      
Presentation of honorary DGLR membership to Bernd Feuerbacher              

2:25 p.m.  - 2:50 p.m.     
Research with the Flying Laptop (tbc) - Sabine Klinkner, University of Stuttgart

2:50 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  
Mobility offensive in space: Future orbital drive systems - Stefan Hässler, Ariane Group               

3:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.    
Current trends in satellite technology - Klaus Michel, TESAT      

4:10 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.    
BepiColombo – Mission to Mercury - Markus Schelkle, Airbus Defence and Space     

4:35 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    
The potential of quantum technology in space travel – possibilities and limits - Wolfgang Schleich, DLR         

5:00 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.   
Options and technologies for a sustainable use of low earth orbit - Stefanos Fasoulas, University of Stuttgart

5:25 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.   
Integrated Research Platform for Affordable Satellites (IRAS) (tbc) - Tina Stäbler, DLR 

5:50 p.m.  - 6:00 p.m.      
Closing speech - Heinz Voggenreiter, DLR / Stefanos Fasoulas, University of Stuttgart      

Warning! The afternoon lectures will be held in Germany.        




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Haus der Wirtschaft
Willi-Bleicher-Straße 19
70174   Stuttgart
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