NASA FLIGHT OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 | 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. | Pegasus Ballroom A-B-C
|Chair: Gregor Z. Hanuschak, Lead, Commercial Space Partnerships, NASA Headquarters|
|7:00 – 7:15 p.m.||
NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program—An
Overview for Researchers
Kubendran, L.R.; Kelly, J. W.; Kubendran, L. R.; Maclise, D.C. 
|7:15 – 7:30 p.m.||Recap of Annoouncement of Opportunity
Presentation will describe the recent Flight Opportunities solicitation for payloads that will be flown on parabolic aircraft and suborbital RLVs.
|7:30 – 7:45 p.m.||
Opportunities Program/CRuSR, What We Have Learned So Far
Maclise, D.; Webbon, B.; Sandke, T.; Mains, R.; Hanuschak, G.; Kelly, J.; Baca, G.; Kubendran,L.
Presentation will include videos documenting the payload process used for Masten Space Systems and Armadillo Aerospace. 
|7:45 – 8:00 p.m.||
NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program:
An Evolving Design & Development Strategy for CRuSR Payloads
Mains, R.; Van Dijk, A.; Reyes, M.; Maclise, D.; Kelly, J.
Presentation will describe how the program is organized and how to fly payloads in the new year. 
|8:00 – 8:15 p.m.||Tour of Flight Opportunities Website
Van Dijk, A.
Presentation will include a tour of the Flight Opportunities website and a walkthrough of the spreadsheet summarizing vehicle provider RFI responses.
|8:15 – 8:30 p.m.||
NASA Sounding Rocket Program – An
Pfaff, R. F.; Porter, S.; Valinia, A. 
|8:30 – 8:45 p.m.||Break|
|8:45 – 9:55 p.m.||Flight Opportunities/CRuSR
Panel on Payload
Interfaces with Q&A
(speakers introduced by Gregor Hanuschak, NASA HQ)
Andrews, J. – Payload Interfaces for Suborbital RLVs
Greason, J. – Payload Interface for XCOR Aerospace
Lai, G. – Payload Interface for Blue Origin
Collicott, S. – Lessons Learned from Flying Microgravity Payloads
Julia Tizard – Payload Interface for Virgin Galactic
|9:55 – 10:00 p.m.||Final Thoughts and Wrap-Up