Dec 6 – 8, 2023
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

The SPINE workshop is an open forum on new  research and technological results, needs and plans in the area of spacecraft plasma interactions. 

Contributions are welcome in all topics of interest for the European spacecraft/plasma community at large.

For the 30th edition contributions covering the following domains are encouraged :

  • Platform effects on Plasma measurements onboard Scientific missions (JUICE, Bepi Colombo, Solar Orbiter, etc…)


  • Dust charging effects and interactions with systems in the context of lunar exploration and e.g. Deep Space Gateway


  • Electrical propulsion and plumes interaction with spacecraft, modelling and experiments, flight data analysis


  • High Performance computing and application to numerical codes for spacecraft - plasma interactions


  • Evolution of Internal Charging analyses and models, real time approaches 

Contributions addressing all other aspects such as :

  • Evolution of surface and internal charging environments and standards  
  • Material properties (measurements, new materials, etc ..)
  • Ground and space based experiments for surface and internal charging
  • Electric propulsion driven plasma environments, electrical orbit raising
  • Innovative numerical methods and approaches for surface and internal charging applications
  • Charging of Cubesats, Nanosats, effects on (miniaturised) instrumentation
  • Plasma (instrumentation and spacecraft electrostatic cleanliness)
  • Simulation tools performances, current and future developments, interoperability between tools

are also welcome.

The registration and abstract submission deadline have been extended until November 16th 2023 18:00 CEST.  

Looking forward to meet you in ESTEC Campus !

For this 30th SPINE workshop, a tour of ESTEC facilities will be organised. 

Keplerlaan 1 2200 AG, Noordwijk The Netherlands
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