2015 IAF-SUAC International Student Workshop

18 Oct 2015

The second edition of the IAF-SUAC International Student Workshop was co-organized by the International Astronautical Federation, the Israel Space Agency and Technion's Asher Space Research Institute in conjunction with the 66th International Astronautical Congress, at the Asher Space Research Institute in Haifa, Israel on Sunday 18 October 2015. Seven students from different countries around the globe competed for the best technical paper.


The workshop was chaired by Prof. Pini Gurfil, Director of the Asher Space Research Institute along with Prof. Pierre Rochus, Chair of the IAF - Space University and Administrative Committee (SUAC), Dr. Naomi Mathers, Chair of the IAF - Space Education and Outreach Committee (SEOC), Prof. Klaus Schilling, Professor at the University of Wuerzburg, and Dr. David Finkleman, Chief Engineer at SkySentry, LLC.

 Nicola Baresi from University of Colorado Boulder won the competition in respect to his presentation “Bounded Relative Orbits about Asteroids”.


The students also had the great occasion to visit some of the Institute’s laboratories such as the Distributed Space systems Lab and Electric Propulsion Lab.