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Tuesday, June 1 • 16:35 - 16:55
Keynote Session: Competitiveness through innovative materials for space launchers

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In this presentation we will briefly review the evolutions that have occurred over the 10 last years in the field of materials and structures for launchers, including an overview on the confrontation between metallic and composite materials, and then we will elaborate on the main stakes of R&T activities today and the main research topics being addressed to support the continual improvement of European launchers competitiveness.

Speakers, Jury Members & Final...
avatar for Hervé GILIBERT


Chief Technical Officer, ArianeGroup
Head of Ariane 5 development programs between 2002 and 2010 and Chief Technical Officer from 2011 to 2013 within Astrium Space Transportation (Airbus Group), Hervé GILIBERT took then the role of Head of Engineering when launchers and satellites activities were merged in the Space... Read More →

Presenters & Moderators
avatar for Sarah CRUDDAS


Space Journalist
Sarah Cruddas is a Space Journalist, TV Host, Author and Global Thought Leader in the Commercial Space Sector. She has an academic background in astrophysics and is a director at the non-profit Space for Humanity, which aims to democratise access to space.

Tuesday June 1, 2021 16:35 - 16:55 CEST
Agora Stage (Hall 5 - E98)