General information

 Faculty of Physics and AstronomyDescription: The third training school is intended to provide an insight into current problems and methods of spacecrafts formation flying, spacecraft feedback and automatic control as well as some numerical methods of astrodynamics. The planned lectures delivered by leading international experts will present current state-of-the-art in these domains. All ESR and ER enrolled in the AstroNet-II network will have the opportunity to present their results.

Period: Monday 23- Friday 27 June 2014. 

Location: Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, University of Zielona Góra,

address: Prof. Szafrana 4A, 65 – 516 Zielona Góra, Poland.

Registration: People interested to attend the school are requested to register using web page not later than June 10, providing first name, last name, affiliation, date and place of arrival, date and place of departure.

No registration fee is requested.


    Monday: ER and ESR presentations (11 x 35 min.)

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday morning sessions: courses (12 x 50 min)

    Wednesday afternoon: discussion (1h 45 min.) and General Assembly & Supervisory Board Meeting (1h)

    Thursday Asteroid Workshop organised by Astronet fellows under direction A. Turconi

    Tuesday afternoon: Excursion

A total amount of 20 hour lectures/presentations/discussions is scheduled from Monday to Friday excluding Thursday when all the day Asteroid Workshop is designed.

Courses and Teachers: Four outstanding scientists will be invited to deliver a total of 2 lectures (each one of 50 minutes, including questions).

The courses and teachers are the following:

    Feedback and Automatic Control: Prof. F. Bernelli (Politecnico di Milano), Prof. O. Tekinalp (Middle East Technical University),

    Flight Formation Flying: Prof. G. Gòmez & Prof. J. Masdemont (Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya)

    Numerical methods: Dr A. Wittig (Politecnico di Milano),

Presentations: three presentation sessions with discussions (totally: 11x 35 min), where all ER and ESR will have the possibility to present their results.

Organizers: Andrzej J. Maciejewski (, Maria Przybylska (


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