Dream Chaser for Canada
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is organizing a 2-day event - Dream Chaser for Canada. It will take place on - at the CSA Headquarters in Longueuil, Quebec.
The purpose of the event is to provide details about the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Dream Chaser project and establish a forum for discussions between SNC and Canadian companies and academia involved in space-related research and development activities. The objective is to create synergies and partnership opportunities with SNC, allowing Canadian firms and researchers to contribute their unique expertise to space exploration.
Participating firms and researchers will have the opportunity to learn about the technical aspects of the Dream Chaser project, meet with the SNC engineering team and discuss mutually beneficial capabilities.
Participation in the event is free. However, please note that space is limited and prompt registration is recommended.
The event will take place in the CSA's Conference Centre which can accommodate 13 exhibition booths (standard size of 6 by 6 feet). The exhibition space will be available on a first come first served basis, also free of charge.
The Dream Chaser® spacecraft is a reusable, multi-mission space utility vehicle. It is capable of providing transportation services to and from low-Earth orbit, where the International Space Station (ISS) resides, and is the only commercial, lifting-body vehicle capable of a runway landing.
In January 2016, NASA awarded a cargo contract to SNC under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) program for the ISS. SNC and NASA have since executed a long term public private partnership contract extending cooperation until at least 2024 and providing for the acquisition of a minimum of six Dream Chaser missions by NASA.
Dream Chaser for Canada
December 6-7, 2017
Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
|8:00 – 8:45||Registration|
|8:45 – 9:15||Opening remarks||Luc Brûlé, Vice-President, CSA and Mark Sirangelo, Corporate VP Space Systems|
|9:15 – 10:00||SNC and CRS 2 Overview||Mark Sirangelo, Corporate VP Space Systems|
|10:00 – 11:00||Technical Overview of the Dream Chaser, including the cargo module||Steve Lindsey, VP Space Exploration|
|11:00 – 11:15||Break|
|11:15 – 11:45||Crew Vehicle||Steve Lindsey, VP Space Exploration|
|11:45 – 12:30||Mission Concepts||Neeraj Gupta, Manager, Advanced Development Programs|
|12:30 – 13.30||Lunch (can be purchased at CSA cafeteria)|
|13:30 – 14:15||Future Space Architecture and Deep Space Gateway Overview||John Roth, VP Strategy & Business Development|
|14:15 – 14:45||Deep Space Gateway full scale prototype and demonstration||Neeraj Gupta, Manager, Advanced Development Programs|
|14:45 – 15:00||ITAR/SNC Contracting Process||John Roth, VP Strategy & Business Development|
|15:00 – 15:30||Break|
|15:30 – 17:30||One-on-one meetings between Canadian space industry players and SNC Dream Chaser team||To be confirmed by email to each participant|
|19:00||The restaurant, Messina, located at 329 Rue Saint-Charles West, Longueuil has been reserved for networking and informal dinner (food and beverages to be purchased individually)|
|8:15 – 9:00||Registration|
|9:00 – 10:30||One-on-one meetings between Canadian space industry and SNC Dream Chaser team||To be confirmed by email to each participant|
|10:30 – 11:00||Break|
|11:00 – 12:30||One-on-one meetings between Canadian space industry and SNC Dream Chaser team||To be confirmed by email to each participant|
|12:30 – 13:30||Lunch (can be purchased at CSA cafeteria)|
|13:30 – 15:00||One-on-one meetings between Canadian space industry and SNC Dream Chaser team||To be confirmed by email to each participant|
|15:00 – 15:30||Break|
|15:30 – 17:00||One-on-one meetings between Canadian space industry and SNC Dream Chaser team||To be confirmed by email to each participant|
Please note that on December 7, 2017, a parallel program comprised of various sessions by government officials will take place from 9:00 to 15:00. The CSA, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), Global Affairs Canada (GAC), National Research Council (NRC), Export Development Canada (EDC) and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) will present their organizations' respective policies and programs in support of innovation, business development and export opportunities for Canadian industry.
- To register, please fill out the form (Word, 17 KB) and submit it to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Accommodation information: Hotel Mortagne and Alt Hotel are the closest hotels to the CSA's Headquarters.
- Travel information: Longueuil is located in the greater Montreal area; please book your flights to the Montreal International Airport (YUL).
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