General School Program (TBC)

October 28th


Arrival and Registration [09.00-09.30]

Institutional Speeches [09.30-10.30]
Luigi Sportelli, Camera di Commercio Taranto
Roberto Vittori, ESA, AM
Francesco Cupertino, Rector of Politecnico di Bari
Antonio Ficarella, Universitá del Salento
Giuseppe Acierno, DTA
Guillermo Ortega, ESA

Coffee Break [10.30-11.00]

[11.00-12.00]
Technologies and tools for suborbital flight design and development
Guillermo Ortega, ESA

[12.00-13.00]
Transatmospheric trajectories for launch, entry and suborbital flight: analysis and issues
Giulio Avanzini, UNISALENTO

Lunch [13.00-14.30]

[14.30-15.30]
A performance- based regulations for suborbital operations
Alessandro Cardi, ENAC

Coffee Break [15.30-16.00]

[16.00-17.00]
Hypersonic propulsion vehicles
Salvatore Borrelli, CIRA

[17.00-18.00]
Hypersonic Re-entry Technologies and Systems
Federico Massobrio, Thales Alenia Space Italia

October 29th


[09.30-10.30]
SpaceShipTwo: A Suborbital Vehicle for Human Spaceflight and Microgravity Research
Sirisha Bandla, Virgin Galactic

Coffee Break [10.30-11.00]

[11.00-12.00]
Commercial opportunities from suborbital flights
Pierluigi Pirrelli, SITAEL

[12.00-13.00]
Safety Standards and Compliance Verification in Space Programs
Tommaso Sgobba, IAASS

Lunch [13.00-14.30]

[14.30-15.30]
Science without Gravity: A Primer,
Francesco Cairo, CNR-ISAC

Coffee Break [15.30-16.00]

[16.00-17.00]
STRATOFLY project: main challenges and goals
Nicole Viola, POLITO

[17.00-18.00]
Satellites and suborbital flights
Caterina Ciminelli, Politecnico di Bari

Gala dinner [20.30 ]

October 30th


[08.30-10.30]
Transfer to Galatina airport


[10.30-12.00]
Visit of Galatina Airport


[12.00-13.30]
Transfer to Grottaglie Airport


Lunch [13.30-14.30]

[14.45-15.00]
Infrastructures and operations for suborbital flights
Francesco Santoro, ALTEC

[15.00 - 16.00]
Workshop: DTA (Giuseppe Acierno, moderator)
Aeroporti di Puglia (Onesti), ALTEC (Santoro), ASI (Saccoccia), SITAEL (Pirrelli)

[16.00-17.00]
Visit of Grottaglie Airport