Space Café WebTalk Recap: René Laufer ‘Talks SmallSats’ And Predicts Future Trends
“Be a Tie Fighter”
“Don’t Become a Fashion Victim”
“Do One Thing Well”
Prof. Dr. René Laufer offered these sage snippets of insight into the SmallSat world — and so much more — in this week’s Space Café WebTalk, held on 12 May.
Demonstrating his deep knowledge and understanding of SmallSats and the space ecosystem, Professor Laufer offered key observations about development, missions, and trends from a truly global perspective.
He also answered audience questions about topics ranging from the crowding of the satellite market to the applications likely to drive the SmallSat world now and in the future.
Prof. Dr. René Laufer is a Research Professor at Baylor University, the University of Cape Town, and IAA Small Satellite Committee.
This Space Cafe Web Talk was hosted by Torsten Kriening, co-publisher of SpaceWatch.Global and COO of ThorGroup GmbH. The Space Café WebTalks series is SpaceWatch.Global’s innovative webinar platform featuring global space experts.
Space Data Association has announced The European Union Space Surveillance and Tracking Partnership (EU SST) as the recipient of the T.S. Kelso Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to space flight safety. The EU SST Partnership relies on the SSA capabilities of 15 Member states of the European Union to provide space safety services, with the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) acting as the Front Desk.