Session 1 Advances in CubeSats and SmallSats to Improve Earth Science and Weather Forecasting

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 338/339 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: Sixth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
John Pereira, NOAA/NESDIS, Advanced Satellite Planning and Technology, Silver Spring, MD and Brian Mischel, Riverside Technology Inc., Silver Spring, MD

8:30 AM
9:15 AM
Tropospheric Water Vapor and Cloud ICE (TWICE): Development of Millimeter- and Sub-millimeter Wave Radiometer Instrument for 6U-Class Nanosatellites
Steven C. Reising, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and P. Kangaslahti, E. Schlecht, T. C. Gaier, S. Padmanabhan, S. T. Brown, J. Jiang, R. Cofield, N. Chahat, X. Bosch-Lluis, M. Ogut, W. Deal, A. Zamora, K. Leong, and X. B. Mei

9:30 AM
Constellations to Climate: Advances in Microwave Radiometer Technology Enabling Sustainable Observations using Small Satellites
Shannon T. Brown, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and P. Focardi, A. Kitiyakara, F. Maiwaid, L. Milligan, O. Montes, S. Padmanabhan, R. Redick, D. Russell, V. Bach, and P. Walkemeyer
9:45 AM
From Paper To Production: Status Update For The COSMIC-2 / FORMOSAT-7 Program
John D. Murphy, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Fulford, K. Cook, M. J. Wenkel, C. J. Fong, N. Yen, G. S. Chang, and J. Pica
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