Richard Burns, Program Manager, Space Science Mission Operations, Goddard Space Flight Center

2:15 p.m. Session 3: Role of NASA’s MMOD Programs and Their Relationship to Other Federal Agencies
  Representatives of U.S. government agencies involved in space policy, space and Earth science, and MMOD issues will discuss challenges they face from the space environment, interagency issues and opportunities for collaboration, and how and to what extent they engage NASA’s MMOD programs.

Andrew Palowitch, Director, Space Protection Program, Air Force Space Command/National Reconnaissance Office


Phil Brinkman, Program Lead for Licenses, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration


Mark Mulholland, Senior Advisor, Office of Systems Development, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    Kenneth Hodgkins, Director, Space and Advanced Technology, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Karl Kensinger, Associate Division Chief, Satellite Division, International Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

4:15 p.m. Day 1 Adjourns
6:00 p.m. Committee Working Dinner


MARCH 10, 2011


9:00 a.m. Session 4: MMOD and the Commercial Industry Perspective
  Members of the aerospace and space insurance industries will talk about how MMOD affects business operations, from the manufacturing of spacecraft to making on-orbit decisions about a possible collision. What tools does industry use to make decisions affecting their space assets, what is industry’s relationship with NASA’s MMOD programs, and what opportunities for collaboration are there between industry and NASA?

John Campbell, Lt. Gen. (ret.), USAF, Executive Vice President of Government Programs, Iridium Satellite Communications


Larry Price, Orion Deputy Program Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems


Chris Kunstadter, Senior Vice President, XL Insurance

10:45 a.m. Session 5: Panel on Orbital Debris Retrieval and Removal
  The 2010 National Space Policy calls for U.S. government research and development efforts to be made to retrieve and remove orbital debris, but how will that policy be turned into action? Representatives of NASA’s technology development programs, the

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