Gerard Mourou from the Ecole Polytechnique and Philippe Gorodetzky of the Université Paris with the support of Christophe Bonnal (CNES) and Claude Phipps (Photonics Inc.) have organized the first workshop on “Laser solutions to orbital space debris”.
These 2 days brought together the emerging community of experts in the application of laser technology to the problems posed by debris in Earth orbit.
Inclusive topics here are:
- Small to large debris, from fragments to large payloads
- Laser tracking and characterization of debris
- Ground based remediation
- Space based remediation
- Laser ablation & propulsion
- Laser technology
- Implementation scenarios
Organizing Committee :
- Christophe Bonnal, Prof.
Senior expert- Technicla Directorate - CNES - Launcher Directorate
- Philippe Gorodetzky, Dr
AstroParticule and Cosmology
- Gerard Mourou, Prof.
Director of IZEST - Ecole Polytechnique
- Claude Phipps, Dr
Managing Partner - Photonics Associates, LLC
- Mark Quinn, Dr
IZEST - Ecole Polytechnique
- Anne-Claire Gauvin
- Catherine Sarrazin
All PRESENTATIONS & Agenda are available at this PAGE.
This conference is jointly organized by APC (University Paris Diderot) and IZEST (Ecole Polytechnique) - France.