University Space Operations (USO)

The USO topic covers any aspect of space operations as described within the other topics. In addition, the following is included:

  • New ideas for conducting operations on university side
  • Operations support from universities to others
  • Payload science, payload operations by universities
  • University mission operations and third party mission operations performed by universities, including launch brokering (Cubesat launches), standard operations architectures (e. g. standard elements of Cubesats, open common bus protocols)
  • Ground infrastructures (e.g. shared ground station systems such as GENSO, the university answer to SLE)
  • Career perspectives for students


Topic Chair:
Andrew Dowen (NASA)

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