Dr. Steven Collicott

Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Purdue University

Speaker: New Launch Options to Orbit Part 2: Sub-orbital Launching

Professor Collicott researches and teaches applied and fundamental topics in low-gravity fluid dynamics, including spaceflight and terrestrial topics. He assists industry with "Thermal Gauging Method" for superior propellant mass measurement in old and new satellites. He is active in the sub-orbital commercial spaceflight industry, building science payloads for many launches and leading the "Sub-orbital Applications Researchers Group" for the Commercial Spaceflight Federation. He serves on the Science and Technology Advisory Panel for CASIS, advising on the use of National Laboratory portions of the International Space Station. He is in his 25th year at Purdue University.