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The 16th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing will take place from the 8th to the 12th of June 2020 in Braunschweig, Germany. The Conference is (co-)organized by:


The aim of the European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing (ECSSMET 2020) is to promote and facilitate discussion and exchange of experience and information among members of the various mechanical engineering disciplines and environmental testing community concerned with spacecraft development, assembly, integration and verification.

The conference sessions are devoted to:

  • Mechanical architecture, design and engineering
  • Structures
  • Materials (metallic, composite, ceramics)
  • Structural dynamics, including shock and micro vibration
  • In-flight experiments and flight data
  • Environmental testing and test prediction
  • Additive layer manufacturing
  • Demise design methodologies
  • Thermo-elastic design and verification methodologies
  • Space 4.0

The conference includes:

  • Plenary and splinter sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Round tables and workshops
  • Technical exhibition

The conference sessions will start on Tuesday, 9th of June 2020, and will end on Friday, 12th of June 2020.

On Monday, 8th of June 2020, three workshops will be held in the afternoon on the following topics:

For further information on the workshops please follow this LINK.

Please see also our flyer.

Please Note: The abstract submission is closed.

To register for the conference please use the button "Register here" below. To register as an Exhibitor please follow this LINK. You will receive a dedicated invitation code to register via the button "Register with invitation code".

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