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... ry of the Thales Group, worldwide leader in the development and production of space products, responsible for thruster equipment and integrated EPS. European industrial partners are: Thales, OHB, Airbus and Aerospazio, who bring their expertise in spacecraft mission studies, equipment development and testing capacities. The University of Greifswald will provide plasma simulation to support the thr ...
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The consortium proposes an innovative activity to develop, build and test to TRL5 the first European Plug and Play Gridded Ion Engine Standardised Electric Propulsion Platform (GIESEPP) to operate Airbus Safran Launchers and QinetiQ Space ion engines. These are the only European ion engines in the 200-700W (LEO) and 5kW (GEO) domains that are space-proven, and the consortium’s intention will be to ...
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There is an increasing demand for advanced materials with temperature capability in highly corrosive environments for aerospace. Rocket nozzles of solid/hybrid rocket motors must survive harsh thermochemical and mechanical environments produced by high performance solid propellants (2700-3500°C). Thermal protection systems (TPS) for space vehicles flying at Mach 7 must withstand projected service ...
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... ng cost and mass and boosting competitiveness of future European space equipments.With the highest cumulative number of European satellites and electronics equipments successfully operating in orbit, Airbus and TAS represent together the indisputable best positioned companies in Europe to ensure the maximum relevance of the DAHLIA SoC for its future use by the whole European Space community. Beyon ...
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The main objective is to develop a standard interface that considers a set of connections that allow coupling of payload to manipulators and payload to other payload. The realization of a modular reconfigurable system depends, among other things, on interfaces, that includes mechanical interfaces connecting the blocks to one other, electrical interface for power transmission, thermal interfaces fo ...
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Technology for Self Removal of Spacecraft (TeSeR)

Start date: 01 Feb 2016, End date: 31 Jan 2019,

Orbital space is getting increasingly crowded and a few collision events could jeopardize activities in important orbits and cause significant damage to the infrastructure in space. As a preventive measure to be included in future S/C, TeSeR proposes a universal post mission disposal module to be carried into orbit by any S/C to ensure its proper disposal after ending its service lifetime, be it p ...
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VEGAS proposes to address the key challenge of European non-dependence and competitivness regarding rad-hard FPGA for space applications. VEGAS will evaluate (following ESCC rules) and validate the first rad-hard FPGA in 65nm to directly compete with the US offering and reach TRL 7. The VEGAS project sets clear and measurable main objectives to reach a TRL 7 from TRL 5 (end of BRAVE project) as fo ...
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... and safe food. The interdisciplinary nature of EDEN ISS combines research in space engineering, horticulture, food science and microbiology. Leading space industries (Thales Alenia Space Italia, Airbus Defense and Space, Telespazio), research organizations (DLR, CNR, AWI), SMEs (Liquifer, Heliospectra, EnginSoft, Aero Sekur) and academia (Wageningen UR, University of Guelph, Limerick Institute of ...
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The latest developments in low flying unmanned robots with arms and the associated fields of intelligent control, computer vision and sensors open the floor for robotic solutions, exploitable in the near term, in the field of inspection of difficult-toaccess areas of the civil infrastructure in general and bridges in particular. The latter infrastructure is ageing requiring inspection and assessme ...
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Massively extended Modular Monitoring for Upper Stages (MaMMoTH-Up)

Start date: 01 May 2015, End date: 30 Apr 2018,

Today, the amount of telemetry data from the sensors in the upper stages of a launch vehicle is very restricted, due to limited on-board-computing capacities combined with limited data bandwidth to ground. As a result, no detailed information about the various phases of the flight is available.Massively extended Modular Monitoring for Upper Stages (MaMMoTH-Up) will improve the amount of monitored ...
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SALSA is an exploratory research project relating to multi-source ADS-B system.A multi-source ADS-B system that combines the benefit of all possible type of relays (space, maritime, air or ground based) of ADS-B messages could provide a global surveillance system to overcome the prevailing continuous surveillance constraints in the non-radar airspace (NRA). By bringing Space based ADS-B with othe ...
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Hybrid Propulsion Module for transfer to GEO orbit (HYPROGEO)

Start date: 01 Feb 2015, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

Independent access to space is a key component of the European Space Policy. The competition is increasing in this area both for the full launching systems and the key subsystems. Cost-effectiveness becomes the main driving factor.HYPROGEO ambition is to study a propulsion module based on Hybrid chemical propulsion. Hybrid propulsion is not a new technology but its application to a transfer module ...
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THINGS2DO (THINGS2D0)

Start date: 01 Jan 2014, End date: 01 Jan 2018,

Develop the FDSOI ecosystem in Europe, beyond the PLACES2BE Pilot Line, in order to increase the impact of this European technology. At the time of set up of the first KET pilot line the proof of FDSOI was mainly technological. In between then and now, the first realization of a complex silicon chip in FDSOI has shown to the worldwide microelectronics community the capabilities of this technology. ...
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"The project deals with the replacement of hydrazine within space propulsion systems. It improves significantly the ADN-based propellants currently existing and enables the replacement of hydrazine within the whole operational area of currently used hydrazine propulsion systems. The objectives of the project are:1.) Replacing hydrazine by adapting the propellant to currently existing materials ava ...
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A Low Cost Active Debris Removal Demonstration Mission (REMOVEDEBRIS)

Start date: 11 Nov 2013, End date: 11 Nov 2017,

A huge amount of debris has progressively been generated since the beginning of the space era. Most of the objects launched into space are still orbiting the Earth and today these object and their by-products represent a threat both in space and on Earth. In Space, debris lead to collisions and therefore to damages to operational satellites. For both issues, a credible solution has emerged over th ...
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The QB50 Project will demonstrate the possibility of launching a network of 50 CubeSats built by CubeSat teams from all over the world to perform first-class science and in-orbit demonstration in the largely unexplored middle and lower thermosphere. Space agencies are currently not pursuing a multi-spacecraft network for in-situ measurements in the middle and lower thermosphere because the cost of ...
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Impacts of near-Earth objects (NEOs) have contributed to mass extinctions and evolution, and it is a proven fact that NEOs will continue to hit the Earth at irregular intervals in the future, with the potential for catastrophic damage to life and property. With the experience and results gained from the NEOShield project we are now very well equipped to address all aspects of this call, including ...
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"In a disaster situation three things contribute to a success: having the right resource available in the shortest time, with the highest relevance and at the right location.Access to necessary information, communication with other rescuers and stakeholders as well as the availability of resources are key factors in minimizing damage and loss of life.Large scale disasters and crisis situations inc ...
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Dependable Embedded Wireless Infrastructure (DEWI)

Start date: 01 Mar 2014, End date: 28 Feb 2017,

DEWI (dependable embedded wireless infrastructure) envisions to significantly foster Europe’s leading position in embedded wireless systems and smart (mobile) environments such as vehicles, railway cars, airplanes and buildings. These environments comprise wireless sensor networks and wireless applications for citizens and professional users. Therefore the consortium introduces the concept of a “s ...
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... udy the portability to European latest and highest performance hardened semiconductor technology (STM65nm)This is achieved by the collaboration of the most experienced companies in this field, namely Airbus Defence and Space (G, F) for specific heritage on high reliable and radiation hardened systems, ARM (UK) providing its excellence in processor core IPs and know-how in this field of development ...
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HoliDes addresses development and qualification of Adaptive Cooperative Human-Machine Sys-tems (AdCoS) where many humans and many machines act together, cooperatively, in a highly adaptive way. They adapt to each other and to the context to guarantee fluent and cooperative task achievement. Such systems with higher levels of automation are urgently needed to enhance safety and to increase the conf ...
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The latest developments in robotics and the associated fields of computer vision and sensors open the floor for automated robotic solutions, exploitable in the near to medium term in the field of inspection of the civil infrastructure in general and transportation tunnel infrastructure in particular. The latter infrastructure is ageing urgently requiring inspection and assessment. Presently, inspe ...
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Autonomous systems and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), can play an important role in many applications including disaster management, and the monitoring and measurement of events, such as the volcano ash cloud of April 2010. Currently, many missions cannot be accomplished or imply a high level of risk for the people involved (pilots and drivers), as unmanned vehicles are not available or not perm ...
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"A range of new applications will be enabled by ultra-precise optical clocks, some of which by using them in space, near or far distant from Earth. They cover the fields of fundamental physics (tests of General Relativity), time and frequency metrology (comparison of distant terrestrial clocks, operation of a master clock in space), geophysics (mapping of the gravitational potential of the Earth), ...
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Secure idenTity acrOss boRders linKed 2.0 (STORK 2.0)

Start date: 01 Apr 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

"Secure idenTity acrOss boRders linKed 2.0" builds on the success and results of STORK by taking further steps to decisively push the lines for wider uptake of eID in Europe, aiming at realising a single European electronic identification & authentication area. Its highly innovative focus lies on the convergence of private and public sectors in an operational framework and infrastructure encompass ...
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Holistic Approaches for Integrity of ICT-Systems (HINT)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

The security of modern ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems relies fundamentally on the integrity of hardware components. This is the case for user identification and authentication as in smartcards, e-Id, e-Passports, e-health devices or for the integrity checking of computers and mobile systems as in trusted computing and TPMs. But it is also the case for telecommunication i ...
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"European Space industry demand for lighter and cheaper launcher transport systems. The proposed project DESICOS contributes to these aims by a new design approach for imperfection sensitive composite launcher structures, exploiting the worst imperfection idea efficiently: the Single Perturbation Load Approach. Currently, imperfection sensitive shell structures prone to buckling are designed accor ...
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Collisions of asteroids and comets with the Earth have taken place frequently over geological history and have altered the evolutionary course of life; there is no reason why they should not continue to hit the Earth at irregular and unpredictable intervals in the future. Thousands of near-Earth objects (NEOs), mainly asteroids, have been discovered over the past 20 years and the reality of the im ...
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The aim of this proposal is the development of TPS for their use in space applications with extreme oxidative environments and high temperature resistance, such as hot parts of space vehicles for orbital entry (ARV), planetary probes and NEO exploration. Previous studies on ARV vehicle have shown that TPS hybrid systems based on ablators integrated with thermo-structural materials are good candida ...
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Current 4G vision envisages higher data rates and multi standard radio interfaces to provide all users with a continuous seamless connection. The large number of foreseen devices coupled with the surge in power requirements for future emerging handsets raises significant challenges in terms of: i) reducing the energy consumption; and ii) reducing the amount of electromagnetic radiations.GREENET ta ...
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Very High Speed Serial Interfaces (VHiSSI)

Start date: 01 Jan 2012, End date: 31 Oct 2014,

Space-based Earth observation and scientific instrumentation currently under development will push the limits of on-board data-handling technology. In the past Mil-Std 1553 and proprietary data-links were used to get instrument data from the instruments to the on-board mass memory unit and to the down-link telemetry system. Over the past decade the proprietary data links have been replaced with a ...
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"PRECISE focuses on the research and development of a MEMS-based monopropellant micro Chemical Propulsion System (µCPS) for highly accurate attitude control of satellites. The availability of µCPS forms the basis for defining new mission concepts such as formation flying and advanced robotic missions. These novel concepts require µCPS for highly precise attitude and orbit control manoeuvres.µCPS h ...
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Advanced Forecast For Ensuring Communications Through Space (AFFECTS)

Start date: 01 Mar 2011, End date: 28 Feb 2014,

"In this call the EU supports activities strengthening space foundations reducing the vulnerability of space assets from space weather events. Solar activity affects the entire Earth environment from the magnetosphere down to the ionosphere and even to the lower atmosphere climate system. The natural hazards of space weather do not only modify the atmosphere but also can catastrophically disrupt t ...
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Sea Border Surveillance (SeaBILLA)

Start date: 01 Jun 2010, End date: 28 Feb 2014,

The SeaBILLA proposal aims to 1) define the architecture for cost-effective European Sea Border Surveillance systems, integrating space, land, sea and air assets, including legacy systems; 2) apply advanced technological solutions to increase performances of surveillance functions; 3) develop and demonstrate significant improvements in detection, tracking, identification and automated behaviour an ...
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Long-Term Advanced Propulsion Concepts and Technologies II (LAPCAT-II)

Start date: 01 Oct 2008, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

"Lacpat II is a logical follow-up of the previous EC-project which has as objective to reduce antipodal flights to less than 2 to 4 hours. Among the several studied vehicles, only two novel aircraft for a Mach 5 and 8 flight are retained in the present proposal. Starting from the available Mach 5 vehicle and its related precooled turboramjet, assumed performance figures of different components ...
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Reducing the Vulnerability of Space Systems (ReVuS)

Start date: 01 Mar 2011, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

It is accepted that space debris will increase in the nextdecades despite any considerable effort made to limit their generation.Debris of more than 10cm can be avoided by the satellites and also thevery small particles of less than 0.1cm are taken into account in thecurrent designs. The debris from 0.1 to 10cm is however not predictable,not taken into account today and could severely damage a spa ...
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SPACEWIRE RT (SpWRT)

Start date: 01 Jun 2011, End date: 31 May 2013,

The trend towards “Operationally Responsive Space”, where spacecraft can be rapidly assembled, configured and deployed, to meet specific mission needs, e.g. disaster support, requires flexible on board communication networks with plug-and-play capability. The growing autonomy of scientific missions to remote planets requires networks that are robust and durable, able to recover from transitory err ...
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Surfacing System for Ship Recovery (SuSy)

Start date: 01 Sep 2009, End date: 28 Feb 2013,

The propagation of spillages is one of the biggest environmental problems after a ship disaster. Instead of cleaning the dirty areas the SUSY system will avoid the spillages by stabilizing vessels immediately after an accident. The main goal of the project is the development of well known submarine rescue technology into systems usable for merchant ships in emergency situations. The systems for su ...
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geoland2 intends to constitute a major step forward in the implementation of the GMES Land Monitoring Core Service (LMCS). The three components (Local, Continental and Global) of the LMCS are addressed. The goal of geoland2 is (i) to prepare, validate and demonstrate pre-operational service chains and products that will underpin the LMCS, and (ii) to propose and demonstrate a concrete functional o ...
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Future High-Altitude High-Speed Transport 20XX (FAST20XX)

Start date: 01 Dec 2009, End date: 30 Nov 2012,

"The current project aims at the investigation and development of technologies and steps necessary for approaches to conquer the grey zone between aeronautics and space in Europe, and thus to set the foundation of a new paradigm for transportation in the long term. The underlying concepts considered are a) a European space plane based on an airplane launch approach to advance European know how in ...
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