Andre Horstmann, M.Sc. 
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Curriculum vitea
Year of birth: 1987
Position: Project Scientist

Bachelor of Science Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
Master of Science, TU Braunschweig, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
to 2014
Consideration of shadow regions during numerical orbit propagation
System analysis of active radiation shielding for human exploration missions
Scientist at Institute of Aerospace-Systems Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
since 07/2015
Scientist at Institute of Space-Systems Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Professional Memberships:

Member of Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordinaten Committee (IADC), Working Group 2

Selection of scientific publications:


Braun, V., Horstmann, A., Reihs, B., et. al. The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences (2019), Exploiting Orbital Data and Observation Campaigns to Improve Space Debris Models. doi: 10.1007/s40295-019-00155-6
Horstmann, A., Kebschull, C., Müller, S., Gamper, E., Hesselbach, S., Soggeberg, K., Ben Larbi, M., Becker, M., Lorenz, J., Wiedemann, C., Stoll, E., Survey of the Current Activities in the Field of Modeling the Space Debris Environment at TU Braunschweig, Aerospace, 2018, 5(2):37, doi:10.3390/aerospace5020037.
Stoll E., Brunn A., Shahid K., Horstmann A.: The Optimization of Memory Management in Earth Observation Constellations, Acta Astronautica, in press, Available online December 2015.
Horstmann, A., Krag, H., Stoll, E., Providing Flux Uncertainties in ESA-MASTER: The Accuracy of the 1cm Population, First International Orbital Debris Conference, December 9-12, 2019, Sugar Land, Texas, USA
Wiedemann, C., Horstmann, A., Hesselbach, S.,  Braun, V., Krag, H., Flegel, S., Oswald, M., Stoll, E., Die Weltraummüll-Population des neuen MASTER-Modells, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress (DLRK), 1.-6. September 2018, Friedrichshafen, Deutschland.
Wiedemann, C., Horstmann, A., Hesselbach, S., Braun, V., Krag, H., Flegel, S., Oswald, M., Stoll, E.,
 Particle flux analysis with the updated MASTER model, 69th International Astronautical Congress 2018 (IAC 2018), 1 - 5 Oktober 2018, Bremen, Germany, paper IAC-18-A6.2.6.
Wiedemann, C., Horstmann, A., Hesselbach, S.,  Braun, V., Krag, H., Flegel, S., Oswald, M., Stoll, E.,
Validation of the MASTER Model, 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 14 - 22 July 2018, Pasadena, California, USA.
Putzar, R., Gulde, M., Sabath, D., Fiedler, H., Drolshagen, G., Braukhane, A., Horstmann, A., Wiedemann, C., Schimmerohn, M., Schäfer, F., Measuring impact craters on the ISS Columbus Module, 69th International Astronautical Congress 2018 (IAC 2018), 1-5 OCT 2018, Bremen, Germany, paper IAC-18-A6.3.5.
Horstmann, A., Stoll, E., Krag, H., A Validation Method of ESA's MASTER 1 cm Population in Low Earth Orbit, 18th Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, 19-22, 2017, September, Wailea, Hawaii
Wiedemann, C., Gamper, E., Horstmann, A., Braun, V., Stoll, E., Der aktuelle Beitrag der NaK Tropfen zum Weltraummüll, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress, TU München, Germany, 5.-7. September 2017, paper 2017-450048.
Wiedemann, C., Gamper, E., Horstmann, A., Braun, V., Stoll, E., The contribution of NaK droplets to the space debris environment, in: Flohrer, T., Schmitz, F. (Ed.), Proc. 7th European Conference on Space Debris, Darmstadt, Germany, 18–21 April 2017, published by the ESA Space Debris Office, SDC7-paper367 (, June 2017).
Horstmann, A., Stoll, E., Investigation of propagation accuracy effects within the modeling of space debris, 7th European Conference on Space Debris 2017, 18-21 April 2017, Darmstadt, Germany
Wiedemann, C., Gamper, E., Horstmann, A., Braun, V., Stoll, E., Release of liquid metal droplets from Cosmos 1818 and 1867, 67th International Astronautical Congress 2016 (IAC 2016), 26-30 September 2016, Guadalajara, Mexico, paper IAC-16.A6.2.9.
Wiedemann, C, Gamper, E., Horstmann, A., Braun, V., Stoll, E., Analyse Möglicher Partikeleinschläge auf die Reaktoren der Satelliten Kosmos 1818 und 1867, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress, Braunschweig, 13. - 15. September 2016, paper DLRK 2016-420016.
Wiedemann, C., Lorenz, J., Radtke, J., Kebschull, C., Horstmann, A., Stoll, E., Space debris - modeling and detectability, Proc. SPIE 10254, XXI International Symposium on High Power Laser Systems and Applications 2016, 102541I (13 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2257479; (
Horstmann, A., Wiedemann, C., Stoll, E., Braun, V., Krag, H., Introducing Upcoming Enhancements of ESA’s MASTER, AIAA Space 2016, September 13 - 16, 2016, Long Beach, CA
Wiedemann C., Horstmann A., Kebschull C, Flegel S.,  Stoll E., Die Auswirkung vorsätzlich herbeigeführter Fragmentationsereignisse auf die Weltraummüllumgebung, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress, Rostock, Germany, 2015.
Horstmann A., Braun V., Klinkrad H., Performance of variable step numerical integration across eclipse boundary crossings for HAMR objects, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference 2015, August 9 - 13, 2015, Vail, CO, paper AAS 15-506.




Horstmann, A., System analysis of active radiation shielding for human exploration missions, Master’s thesis, Airbus Defence and Space, Bremen, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, 2014
Horstmann, A., Considering eclipse boundary crossings during numerical orbit propagation, Study work, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, 2013.
Horstmann, A., Layout and Design of a pulsation generator for the generation of in-stationary tube flows, Bachelor’s thesis, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, 2012.