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The Satellite Network brings together Satellite/Space professionals to network and hear about new developments in all aspects of Satellites and Space including commercial, industrial, and military applications from earth observation, space based navigation, space science missions, space situational awareness and satellite communications.

Welcome from the Chair

Welcome to the home of the IET Satellite Technical Network covering all things Space. We would love to hear from you about working with the TN and bringing forward any ideas to help further Space Engineering.

Our Key Topics


The Network’s current focus is on the following topics:

  • Future reconfigurable communications satellites
  • Hybrid observation/navigation and communications satellites in Space
  • Space Domain Awareness and debris mitigation
  • Space security and Space Cyber emergence
  • Developing local Space Engineering networks

Events


The TN engages in annual programme of activities many of which are in collaboration with external stakeholder activities i.e. British Interplanetary Society on the UK Heat of the IAF competition, UK Students for Exploration & Discovery in Space (UKSEDS) Conference, Royal International Air Tattoo, Farnborough Friday and World Space Week.


The TN also collaborates with the IET commercial events team on the Milsatcoms conference and Satcoms course.

Executive Committee


Chair - Paul Wells
Vice Chair - Dave Orr
Past Chair/Chair of Technical Advisory Panel  - Dave Davis
Online Specialist - Vacant

Committee members

Aravind Kilaru – India Lead Volunteer
Chris Brunskill
Chris Tacon
David Jowsey – SatComs Course Lead
David McGuiggan – Americas Lead Volunteer
Faith Tng
Ian Raper – Space Universities Network (SUN) representative
Mansi Joshi
Michael Fitch
Yun-Hang Cho
Pedro Henrique Nogueira - SmallSats and Satellite Manufacturing Lead
Christopher Tacon

Technical Advisory Panel

Dave Davis – Chair
Anthony Baker
Chris Welch
Dominic Lashko
Diana Mathew
Duncan McCoig
Imran Shafique Ansari
Janice Man
Mark Loveday
Michael Adams
S. Purushothaman
Sarah Pickett

IET satellite committee on the roof terrace at Savoy Place

Contact us: 

SatelliteTPN@ietvolunteer.org