The 2nd Mission Idea Contest

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Results of Mission Idea Contest 2, winners and other finalists

SUMMARY Authors Affiliation Title Movie
Category 11st Prize Mary Knapp, Alessandra Babuscia, Rebecca Jensen-Clem, Francois Martel Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA SOLARA/SARA: Solar Observing Low-frequency Array for Radio Astronomy/Separated Antennas Reconfigurable Array
2nd Prize Masashi Kamogawa, Kohei Tanaka, Kikuko Miyata, Kaori Mochizuki, Kento Nakazawa, Hideki Kayaba, Junichi Takisawa, Kiichiro DeLuca and Yoshihiro Kakinami Tokyo Gakugei University, Keio University, NESTRA, The University of Electro-Communications, University of Tokyo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Hokkaido University, Japan Project of Micro-Satellite Constellation for Earthquake Precursor Study
Category 21st Prize Morné Roman, Ayokunle Ayeleso, Matthew Sibanda, Paul Bayendang, Kelvin Gomo, Khaya Dwaza, Craig Olivier and Fenni Shidhika Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa Underground and surface water detection and monitoring using a microsatellite.
2nd Prize Edgardo G. Macatulad, Ed Carla Mae A. Tomoling and Mylene J. Villanueva University of the Philippines THERMAL INFRARED REMOTE SENSING USING NANO-SATELLITES FOR MULTIPLE ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
IAA Award Jordan Backs, Jared Bottoms, Sepehr P. Khaligh, Ben Lange and Scott Williamson University of Alberta, Canada AlbertaSat-1:Greenhouse Gas monitoring for Industrial improvement
Student Prize Mike-Alec Kearney, Pieter Botma, Willem Jordaan, Jako Gerber, Emile Thesnaar, Francois Nolte, Alex Erlank, Christo Groenewald and Arno Barnard University of Stellenbosch, South Africa The OuterNet: A novel satellite communication relay constellation
Best Poster Award Akira Doi, Hideaki Hinagawa, Hiroaki Hamada Space Systems Dynamics Laboratory, Kyushu University, Japan IDEA(In-situ Debris Environment Awareness)
Poster 1.3 MB


The tables below summarizes the applications that passed the first review process (July 1, 2012).
The final presentations (above) were made on Oct 10, 2012.

Category 2 finalists
Time Title Presenter Affiliation Abstract Presentation
Slides
Movie
Opening RemakrsOpening remarks
12:00-12:20 Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing Using Nano-Satellites for Multiple Environmental Applications Edgardo Macatulad University of Philippines, the Philippines
205 KB

2.7 MB
12:20-12:40 Underground and surface water detection and monitoring using a microsatellite. Morné RomanCape Peninsula Univeresity of Technology, South Africa
342 KB

1.2 MB
12:40-13:00 Global Tracking System Ragy IsmailInstitute of Aviation Engineering and Technology and Al-Azhar University, Egypt
186 KB

449 KB

Category 1 finalists
Time Title Presenter Affiliation Abstract Presentation
Slides
Movie
14:30-14:50 Nano-satellite constellation collecting global pre-earthquake signals for space-borne early earthquake detection Charlie Soon and Vu Bui Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
410 KB

2.2 MB
14:50-15:10 AlbertaSat-1: Greenhouse Gas Monitoring for Industrial and Environmental Improvement Jordan Backs University of Alberta, Canada
1.1 MB

970 KB
15:10-15:30 ADR Mission with small satellite Marcello Valdatta, Niccolò Bellini and Davide Rastelli University of Bologna - Second Faculty of Engineering - Space Robotic Laboratory, Italy
4.0 MB

2.3 MB
15:30-15:50 SOLARA/SARA: Solar Observing Low-frequency Array for Radio Astronomy/Separated Antennas Reconfigurable Array Mary Knapp Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
218 KB

1.8 MB
15:50-16:10 Project of Micro-Satellite Constellation for Earthquake Precursor Study Masashi Kamogawa, Kohei Tanaka and Kiichiro Deluca Tokyo Gakugei University and Keio University, Japan
177 KB

2.4 MB
16:10-16:30 The OuterNet: A novel satellite communication relay constellation Mike-Alec Kearney and Willem Jordaan University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
947 KB

865 KB
16:30-16:50 SWIMS - Short Wave Infrared Maritime Surveillance Nil Angli Surrey Satellites Technology Ltd., UK * *

* The abstract and presentation material have been removed upon the author's request.



Poster Presentations
Time Title Presenter Affiliation Country Abstract Presentation
16:50-18:00 IDEA: In-situ Debris Environmental Awareness Akira Doi, Hideaki Hinagawa and Hiroaki Hamada Space Systems Dynamics Laboratory, Kyushu University Japan
543 KB

1.3 MB
Commercializing Weather Prediction Bhagyashri Telsang Manipal Institute of Technology India
182 KB

904 KB
SofiaUniversitySAT (Small Communication Satellite Mission for Enhancement of Antarctic Investigations) Kaloyan Zlatkov Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" Bulgaria
710 KB

1.1 MB
Satellite real time monitoring of water flood and quality in Tunisia Kamel Besbes University of Monastir Tunisia
90 KB

461 KB
Integrated Rescue Service Satellite (IRS-Sat) Mohamed Mahmoud Ibrahim and Batsuren Amgalanbat Kyushu Institute of Technology Japan
280 KB

1.5 MB
Laser-Assisted Rain Control Constellation Ravit Sachasiri, Pirada Techavijit and Nicha Pittayapongsakorn Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency Thailand
671 KB

1.2 MB
Droplet Stream Orbital Debris Remediation Thomas Joslyn and David Besson United States Air Force Academy USA
199 KB

995 KB
Not attended LeSTAR-Lessius Satellite for Teaching and Autonomous Research Dirk Van Merode Lessius University College Belgium
207 KB

Ad Solis Ad terram Alonso J. ESTIA UPM Spain
678 KB


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