Dr. Stuart Eves

Dr Stuart Eves is Lead Mission Concepts Engineer for Surrey Satellite Technology Limited. He has worked in the space industry since 2004, following a 16-year career with the UK MOD.

Stuart has worked on a variety of satellite missions, including Skynet 4, Skynet 5, and TDS-1. The highlight of Stuart’s career to date was the initiation of the TopSat imaging satellite programme, which established a new world record for “resolution per mass of satellite”, and was the subject of a display in the Science Museum in London.

He has been writing on the subject of space security for several years, and is currently the industry chair of the UK’s Space Information Exchange (SPIE) forum. He has also recently completed a book entitled Space Traffic Control.

Stuart has an MSc in Astrophysics, a PhD in constellation design, and has been a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Astronomical Society for more than 25 years

Broadcast 2977 Dr. Stuart Eves

Guest:  Dr. Stuart Eves;  Topic:  Space traffic control and management, debris issues, acoustic eclipse sounds, solid metal rocket fuel and much more.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 784 (Special Edition)

Dr. Stuart Eves of Surrey Satellite Technology LTD (www.sstl.org) was the guest for this Space Show program. Dr. Eves began our discussion with a brief history and overview of Surrey Satellite followed by a description of the small satellites that Surrey makes for its unique market niche. Listeners asked questions about ITAR and export issues, the Surrey Space Center academic programs and export restrictions/impact regarding students as well as international business, and Surrey's UK lunar program consisting of the two projects, MoonLITE and MoonRaker.

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