This Space Café BeNeLux will feature Dr. Harald Hauschildt, ARTES ScyLight Programme Manager at the European Space Agency – ESA, in conversation with Dr. Heike Poignand, Founder of C43B – Consulting for Business Building, and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global.
Will Optical and Quantum Communications Be the Future of Space?
Space Café BeNeLux GETS BACK with a new exciting episode taking place on on Friday 30 June 2023 at 4 pm CEST.
During our Space Café BeNeLux Harald and Heike will talk about the ESA ScyLight Programme and how optical and quantum communication will play an important role in the future of satellite communication and exploration and its practical implications.
Dr. Harald Hauschildt manages the ESA ARTES ScyLight Program, dedicated to space-based Optical Communication and Quantum Communication. In this role Harald is also in charge for the preparation of ESAs HydRON programme to develop and demonstrate a “High Throughput Optical Network” in Space. Furthermore Harald is implementing the “Secure and Cryptographic Mission” called “SAGA” addressing Quantum Key Distribution from Space in support of EC’s EuroQCI Programme.
In his former career life Harald worked at DLR (German Aerospace Centre) in the role of the German Delegate to ESA and was responsible for the German participation in the USA-German Laser Crosslink Program between the US NFIRE and the German TerraSar-X Satellite which was the starting point for ESAs EDRS Programme.
Dr. Hauschildt has a PHD in Physics and Astro-Physics from the University Bonn, Germany and has been working at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena (USA) and the Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy, Bonn (Germany).
The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions in dialogue with Dr. Harald Hauschildt.
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This Space Café BeNeLux will be conducted in English.
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