US Briefings to be Presented at Small Satellites 2020

  • Posted by Maria Ardael
  • April 29, 2020 10:38 AM BST
SMI reports: Small Satellites 2020 will feature a range of presentations from US experts, including NASA, US Air Force, Northern Sky Research and more

As the space economy advances, it is evident that constellations of small satellites represent the future of satellite capability.

As such, nations around the world are developing their small satellite capability at pace - including the USA who continue to push for a space enterprise that moves at EPIC SPEED through rapid procurement and acquisition.

With this in mind, SMi Group are pleased to announce that a number of US presentations are on the agenda for Small Satellites 2020, which will convene in London on 1st – 2nd September, to discuss regulations, prototyping, market trends, opportunities and more.

To register for the conference or to find out more, interested parties should visit:    


US Presentations include:


  • "NASA's Small Spacecraft Technology Program: Pushing the Boundaries of Technology"

 Presented by Mr Roger Hunter, Programme Manager, Small Spacecraft and Technology, NASA


  • "Applications for Small & Cube Satellites"

 Presented by Mrs Charlene Jacka, Branch Chief Engineer, Small Satellite Portfolio, AFRL, US Air Force


  • "Data, Networking and Security in Space"

 Presented by Mr Tyler Diaz, CEO, Stara Space


  • "Small Satellite Market Trends & Opportunities for the Space Industry"

 Presented by Ms Shagun Sachdeva, Senior Analyst, Northern Sky Research (NSR)


  • "Driving Go Fast Efforts Across the Enterprise"

Presented by Ms KiMar Gartman, Catalyst Space Accelerator Program Director, Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation and Captain Jacob Singleton, Space Innovation Lead, CIS Division, Dstl/US Air Force


  • "Prototyping at Aerospace's xLab"

 Presented by Dr Richard Welle, Senior Scientist, xLab, The Aerospace Corporation


  • "Satellite Regulation in the New Space Era"

Presented by Ms Merissa Velez, Attorney Advisor, Federal Communications Commission


Bookings made by 30th April will receive a £600 early bird discount:



Small Satellites Conference

1st and 2nd September 2020

London, UK
Sponsored by CONTEC

For delegate enquiries, please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email

To sponsor or exhibit at the conference, please contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or

About SMi Group:
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