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First results of PRECISE—Development of a MEMS-based monopropellant micro chemical propulsion system

Gauer, Markus and Telitschkin, Dimitri and Gotzig, Ulrich and Batonneau, Yann and Johansson, Hakan and Ivanov, Mikhail and Palmer, Phil and Wiegerink, Remco (2013) First results of PRECISE—Development of a MEMS-based monopropellant micro chemical propulsion system. Acta Astronautica (Volume 93), pp. 77-83. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.06.010. ISSN 0094-5765.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.06.010

Abstract

Abstract PRECISE focuses on the research and development of a MEMS-based monopropellant micro chemical propulsion system for highly accurate attitude control of satellites. The availability of such propulsion systems forms the basis for defining new mission concepts such as formation flying and rendezvous manoeuvres. These concepts require propulsion systems for precise attitude and orbit control manoeuvrability. Application-oriented aspects are addressed by two end-users who are planning a formation flying mission for which the propulsion system is crucial. Basic research is conducted aiming at improving crucial MEMS technologies required for the propulsion system. Research and development also focuses on the efficiency and reliability of critical system components. System analysis tools are enhanced to complement the development stages. Finally, the propulsion system will be tested in a simulated space vacuum environment. These experiments will deliver data for the validation of the numerical models.

Document Type:Article
Additional Information:Available online: 21. June 2013
Title:First results of PRECISE—Development of a MEMS-based monopropellant micro chemical propulsion system
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Gauer, Markusmarkus.gauer@dlr.de
Telitschkin, Dimitriastrium
Gotzig, UlrichEADS Astrium Space Transportation, Ludwig-Boelkow-Allee 1, 85521 Ottobrunn, Germany
Batonneau, YannCNRS, University of Poitiers, IC2MP, UMR 7285, 4 rue M. Brunet, BP 633, Poitiers, 86022, France
Johansson, HakanNanoSpace AB, Uppsala, Sweden
Ivanov, MikhailNPO Mashinostroyenia, Gagarin Street 33, 143966 Reutov-Moscow, Russia
Palmer, PhilSurrey Space Centre, University of Surrey
Wiegerink, RemcoUniversity of Twente
Date:2013
Journal or Publication Title:Acta Astronautica
Refereed publication:Yes
In Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
DOI:10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.06.010
Page Range:pp. 77-83
Publisher:Elsevier
Series Name:Acta Astronautica
ISSN:0094-5765
Status:Published
Keywords:Monopropellant; Chemical micropropulsion; MEMS; FP7; AOCS Cubesats
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Transport
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R RP - Raumtransport
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - EU Projekte Raumtransport
Location: Göttingen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Spacecraft
Deposited By: Dagmar Brennecke-Hosseinzadeh
Deposited On:02 Oct 2013 15:18
Last Modified:02 Oct 2013 15:18

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