• Technical Conference: 

    09 – 14 May 2021

  • Exhibition: 

    10 – 14 May 2021


Michael Mielke, Headwall Photonics, USA

Linda Thomas, US Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Jennifer Wiseman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA


The Space Optics Topical Review focuses on key developments in photonics utilized in space-based applications as well as contemporary methods to observe the visible universe.  With emphasis on technology that has been put into practice, the Review covers remote sensing and monitoring of the earth, free-space optical communication in orbital platforms, and astronomical imaging from both ground- and space-based observatories. 


Invited Speakers

Markus Bode, Airbus Defense and Space GmbH, Germany

Paolo Bravetti, Airbus Defense and Space SAS, Germany

Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

Alberto Cosentino, Leonardo S.p.A, Italy  

Shep Doeleman, Harvard University, USA

Aaron Freeman, General Atomics EMS, USA

Frank Heine, TESAT, Germany

Arnaud Heliere, European Space Agency, France

Joachim Horvath, Mynaric NA, Germany

Dimitri Mawet, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA

Dave Robie, General Atomics EMS, USA

Jeff Weston, US Naval Research Laboratory, USA