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Returning from a successful NSRC-2011

We’ve just returned from the Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference 2011 in Orlando, Florida where we’ve had many fruitful discussions with both researchers interested in flying payloads and flight providers interested in offering their platforms through our program. The conference was well attended (close to 400 registered participants) with many sessions covering a wide range of topics.

Flight Opportunities Program workshop
We gathered useful feedback during our Flight Opportunities Program workshop which we will use to refine our program development. During the workshop we also demo’ed our new website (yep, this one) and released a comparison table of the different platforms based on the May 2010 public RFI responses.

Plenary session on REM Payload Specialists – Flight Training, Roles & Responsibilities.
Plenary session on REM Payload Specialists – Flight Training, Roles & Responsibilities.

Neil Milburn of Armadillo Aerospace asking a question to the panel.
Neil Milburn of Armadillo Aerospace asking a question to the panel.

Douglas “Dougal” Maclise (Flight Opportunities Program Payload Manager) in conversation with the panel.
Douglas “Dougal” Maclise (Flight Opportunities Program Payload Manager) in conversation with the panel.

Flight Opportunities Program exhibit
At our Flight Opportunities Program exhibit table this year we had the two payload racks on display which we developed for the developmental flights coming up with Masten’s Xaero platform and Armadillo’s Super Mod. One of the racks showed our current flight configuration with the Suborbital Flight Environment Monitor ...Read More

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