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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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.
|Additional Information:||Available online: 21. June 2013|
|Title:||First results of PRECISE—Development of a MEMS-based monopropellant micro chemical propulsion system|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Acta Astronautica|
|In Open Access:||No|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 77-83|
|Series Name:||Acta Astronautica|
|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|
|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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