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The First International Orbital Debris Conference (IOC)

December 9–12, 2019
Houston, Texas, United States


The first of this “once-every-4-years” conference will take place on December 9–12, 2019, in Houston, Texas, United States.

The goal of the conference is to highlight orbital debris research activities in the United States and to foster collaborations with the international community. The 4-day conference will cover all aspects of micrometeoroid and orbital debris research, mission support, and other activities.
Measurements:  radar, optical, in situ, laboratory, etc.
Modeling:  engineering, long-term environment, reentry, etc.
Hypervelocity impacts and protection:  impact testing, hydrocode simulations, etc.
Environment management:  mitigation, remediation, policy, etc.

The first conference announcement will be available in late 2018.

IMPORTANT:  To be added to the mailing list to receive reminders and other pertinent information related to the conference, please submit an Indication of Interest by Wednesday, March 13, 2019.


Note: All electronic submission forms are part of the Meeting Portal, which requires users to set up a personal profile to access our electronic forms (setting up a profile is quick and easy, requiring only a few minutes of your time).