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12th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium 2007

Liverpool, England. 19th-21st September 2007

Aims and Scope

Attracting space scientists, mechanism designers and engineers from all over the world, the aims of the symposium are:
  • To foster a dialogue between space mechanism engineers on the design, development, testing, production and in-flight experience of spacecraft and payload mechanisms
  • To encourage personal contacts in the mechanisms and tribology community
  • To provide a networking opportunity for small and medium sized companies and for the transfer of technology to and from space applications
  • To promote awareness that space opportunities afford sustainable industrial growth

Organising Committee

E. Roberts(Host-Chairman)ESTL - ESR Technology Ltd
P. Kerhousse(Chairman)ESA/ESTEC
E. Brown(Co-Chairman)Astrium Ltd
M. Humphries(Co-Chairman)Sula Systems Ltd
F. ArtigasSENER
T. BlaisAstrium SAS
A. BorienCNES
J-L. BozetUniversité de Liège
B. CauweTechspace Aero
F. ChampandardAlcatel Space
M. FalknerAustrian Aerospace
V. GassRuag Aerospace
D. ManzoniOerlikon Space AG
M. SchmidEADS Astrium GmbH
E. SuettaGalileo Avionica
R. ZwanenburgDutch Space
E. Boesiger(US Coordinator)Lockheed Martin
H. Hintermann(Hon. Member)
A. Wilson(Proc. Editor)ESA
S. Griffin(Local Organiser)ESTL - ESR Technology Ltd

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Important Dates:

1st announcement, call for papers

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Deadline for abstract submission

Site opens for attendance registration

Authors notified of paper acceptance

Deadline for paper submission

2nd announcement and programme details

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