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Consortium for Hall Effect Orbital Propulsion System (CHEOPS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Apr 30, 2020,

CHEOPS proposes to develop three different Hall Effect Thruster electric propulsion systems: a dual mode EPS for GEO applications, a low power for LEO applications and a >20 kW high thrust EPS for exploration applications. Each of these will be developed according to market needs and drivers applying incremental technology changes to existing EPS products. The development approach will follow the ...
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We propose the development of a Very High Performance microprocessor System on Chip (SoC) based on STM European 28nm FDSOI technology with multi-core ARM processors for real-time applications, eFPGA for flexibility and key European IPs, enabling faster and cost-efficient development of products for multiple space application domains. The performance is expected to be 20 to 40 times the performance ...
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Effective EU support to a large external crisis requires new approaches. In response to this challenge and to identified user and market needs from previous projects, Reaching Out proposes an innovative multi-disciplinary approach that will optimize the efforts, address a wide spectrum of users and maximize market innovation success.This approach results in five main objectives: to1. Develop a Col ...
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The ultimate purpose of ANYWHERE is to empower exposed responder institutions and citizens to enhance their anticipation and pro-active capacity of response to face extreme and high-impact weather and climate events. This will be achieved through the operational implementation of cutting-edge innovative technology as the best way to enhance citizen's protection and saving lives.ANYWHERE proposes t ...
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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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OPTIMA aims at demonstrating photonic payloads for telecommunication satellites by joining the efforts of industrial and academic European actors from both the worlds of space and terrestrial communications.In the near future, a major increase in telecoms satellites capacity is required to address the challenges of the Digital Agenda for Europe, and to remain in line with the skyrocketing evolutio ...
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DEMETER

Start date: Sep 15, 2014, End date: Mar 15, 2018,

... e components must be free of export control. A newly available European origin innovative reprogrammable FPGA architecture has been assessed by Atmel and approved by the two main European Primes EADS Astrium and Thales Alenia Space. This technology will be also used for market segment dealing with harsh environment: Avionics, Transport and - Energy. Dynamic partial reconfiguration has been success ...
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Hybrid Propulsion Module for transfer to GEO orbit (HYPROGEO)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2018,

... ter transfer time and reduced cost of operations (compared to EP)A TRL 3-4 level is expected at the end of the project.The impact of the project is secured by the composition of the consortium led by Astrium with the main European actors of the hybrid: it contributes to the consolidation of the European industrial supply chain for Hybrid propulsion.Project duration is 36 months.
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For space missions, the energy density of batteries is a key factor of systems mass.A recent battery technology, based on this Lithium-Sulfur chemistry and developed by OXIS Energy, has shown promising results, particularly in terms of specific energy and cycling performances. Lithium-Sulfur batteries could become the next breakthrough technology for space batteries, with a factor of two on the sp ...
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A Low Cost Active Debris Removal Demonstration Mission (REMOVEDEBRIS)

Start date: Nov 11, 2013, End date: Nov 11, 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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C3PO: advanced Concept for laser uplink/ downlink CommuniCation with sPace Objects represents a radical improvement in performance of existing ground to low earth orbit communication systems in terms of weight reduction, on-board power consumption, data rate and communication security & confidentiality. C3PO in figures:- Mass reduction by a factor 14- On-board power consumption reduction by a fact ...
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Computers are used in a variety of space-borne equipment for numerous on-board applications and processors are at the core of these equipment. However, currently existing space-grade processors are not suitable to be used in the next generation spacecraft computing platforms because they do not provide sufficient performance, power-efficiency and are too expensive. On the other hand, ARM processor ...
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End-user driven DEmo for cbrNe (EDEN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The accidental or deliberate release of CBRNE materials are low probability events that can have a significant impact on citizens and society. Whenever and wherever they occur, they usually require a gradual and multi-facetted response as they tend to provoke severe and unexpected physical, psychological, societal, economical and political effects that cross EU-borders. Successful CBRNE resilience ...
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GANSAT – GaN powered Ka-band high-efficiency multi-beam transceivers for SATellitesGaN technologies appear to be a key element for the space industry. Their use in the power amplification stage of satellites will represent a significant progress versus actual designs and benefit to broadcast systems. In addition, the good noise feature opens the door to high performing low noise amplifiers and loc ...
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Small and Medium Enterprise Satellite (SME-SAT) (SME-SAT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

... tegrate these systems into the nanosatellite platform, and will also be responsible for the ADCS and CMGs of the satellite. ISIS will oversee the launch opportunity and deployment of the satellite. Astrium, as a Large System Integrator (LSI), will help roadmap the technology demonstrated in this mission to future applications within the European space framework.
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Payload Universal Geostationary Interface (PLUGIN)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

... ill also present the business models for hosting such payloads on commercial spacecraft and associated contracting principles, together with a list of opportunities.Airbus Defence and Space (Formerly Astrium) is the leading European manufacturer of GEO communications satellites with 4 launchs per year to GEO orbit, and as such is in the perfect position to promote such initiative. Developing PLUGI ...
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Landmines and the cluster munitions still kill or maim civilians every day in an indiscriminate manner even long after conflicts are over. At the current rate of clearance of about 500,000 mines per year and assuming no additional mines are laid from now on, it could still take hundreds of years to find and clear all the landmines around the world.D-BOX will tackle the burning issue of anti-person ...
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International Re-Entry demoNstrator Action (IRENA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

... eam: four major European and international space agencies (CNES, DLR and JAXA as beneficiaries and NASA as a 3rd party), the two European industry leaders in entry/re-entry and space exploration (Astrium, Thales Alenia Space) and a research institute expert in dissemination and exploitation. IRENA will build on a cooperative approach to jointly define the projects, on feasibility and cost assessme ...
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The transportation industry has for a long time been engaged in the application of new lightweight materials for primary structural design in an effort to develop more energy efficient structures to meet low emissions targets without compromising public safety.This is also true for the rail industry, but the implementation of new lightweight materials has been slow mainly due to the lack of suita ...
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Advanced Ablation Characterization and Modelling (ABLAMOD)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

"As mentioned in the FP7 space call for Europe to be active in space in the long term, be it in earth-orbit or across the solar system, it is essential that space technologies with key capabilities are at its disposal. This goal requires developments by radical innovation which may then lead to “disruptive technologies”. In this frame new thermal shielding and low risk return strategies are define ...
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Space Research Road-mapping and Planning for Europe (SpacePLAN 2020)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

Space is part of our everyday life. Without the use of space assets, communications, meteorology, navigation, science and agriculture are just some of the applications which are integral to our life which would suffer. Space applications, missions, space exploration with humans or not are fully dependant on the technology we develop. Technology which needs to be robust, reliable, low cost, effecti ...
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The AIRBEAM project proposes a situation awareness toolbox for the management of crisis over wide area taking benefit of an optimised set of aerial (unmanned) platforms, including satellites.The number of unmanned air- and space-borne platform available and their associated sensors present a new set of challenges to end users involved in the effective management of emergencies and actions of law e ...
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Modular CMOS Photonic Integrated Micro-Gyroscope (MERMIG)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

... st and high-volume laser production. Finally, MERMIG will bring together photonics and electronics on a fully-functional opto-electronic gyroscope system prototype characterized according to ASTRIUM testplan procedures. MERMIG will deliver to ASTRIUM a new generation gyroscope that will weigh
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5G: A LeadershIp Vision for Europe (5-Alive)

Start date: Nov 1, 2014, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

The approach of the 5-Alive project will be to use an innovative mix of community and industrial support to produce the essential material and to perform an intensive communications programme. The project proposes to establish effective processes to capture, synopsise and present frequent news updates on the activities of the European 5G initiative and ensure their widespread dissemination. The ...
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Space WIreless sensor networks for Planetary Exploration (SWIPE)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

"SWIPE intends to bring Wireless Sensor Networks based on MANET terrestrial technology to space. In order to prepare for manned missions to other planets, it is necessary to monitor permanently the surface environment and have a clear notion of its conditions. Hundreds or thousands of small wireless sensors could be dropped from a satellite orbiting the planet onto the surface to assure a uniform ...
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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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Background: In case of major intentional, accidental or natural CBRN incident, fast in field identification of agents is crucial for optimal risk assessment, risk management, and counter measures. A determining factor is to bring a rapidly CRBN deployable diagnostic and forensic capacity as close as possible to the crisis area.Objective: To harmonize the definition of a CBRN mobile laboratory and ...
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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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... e consortia on the subject.HIKARI will therefore the bases to a fruitful European-Japan partnership in HST, gathering the most renowned partners. It includes industies (EADS subsidiaries MBDA and Astrium, EADS Innovation Works department, and IHI Aerospace),research centers (ESTEC, DLR, CIRA, ONERA, NLR, CNRS and JAXA), and Universities (The University of Tokyo and EASN). Some members have worked ...
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Large Deployable Technologies for Space (DEPLOYTECH)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

"Large deployable structures are needed as the backbone and as an integral part of large reflectors, Earth observation antennas, radiators, sun shields and solar arrays. In addition to providing a deployment function, the large space deployable structures can provide shape and stability for a spacecraft throughout its mission. Deployable structures have the capability of reducing mass substantiall ...
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Improved First Responder Ensembles Against CBRN Terrorism (IF REACT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

IF REACT answers to the call SEC‐2011.4.4‐1 CBRN individual Protective Clothing where the task is “to develop innovative protective clothing for first responders and/or for the public in case of a CBRN crisis.”IF REACT takes both the danger of terrorist attacks using CBRN‐means and releases other than attack, such as pandemic outbreaks, accidents and other incidents involving dangerous substances, ...
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ARINC-664 Part 7 specification (AFDX) provides the enabling technology for network I/O in Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) architectures, since it is designed based on the IMA concepts and requirements (ARINC 653 specification), already an ESA roadmap (i.e. IMA4Space project). In order to avoid the lack of flexibility, scalability, reliability and to improve security and qualification process in ...
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Sensitivity Analysis for Deterministic Controller Design (SADCO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

Optimisation-based design of control systems is concerned with determination of control strategies for complex, dynamical systems, to optimise some measures of best performance. It has the potential for applications to a wide range of fields, including aerospace, chemical processing, transportation systems and resource economics.The multi-partner initial training network SADCO aims at: Training yo ...
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De-Orbiting of Satellites using Solar Sails (DEORBIT SAIL)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

The goal of this project is to develop and flight test a novel, low cost/riskdeorbiting device based on a 25-m squared Solar Sail with a total mass (including the satellite platform) of 3 kg. The approach will be to modify Solar Sail deployment technology for use as a satellite and/or rocket upper stage deorbiting system. The effectiveness of such deorbiting device is predicted to be high at altit ...
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The objective of PRACTICE project is to improve the preparedness and resilience of the EU member states and associated countries to an attack from a terrorist group using non conventional weapons such as CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and/or Nuclear agents) materials. The existing situation is characterized by a fragmented structure as regards technology, procedures, methods and organiza ...
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Networked Society (NetSoc)

Start date: Jul 1, 2012, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

The strategic objective of the Networked Society project is to define the requirements for future networks that can seamlessly support the Networked Society of 2020. This will be achieved by enabling an informed dialogue and policy debate between the terrestrial, satellite and content delivery communities and the industrial and social application sectors. This project will create new and lasting r ...
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"This proposal aims to answer the FP7 Security research call SPA-2010-2.3.02 and the need to protect space assets from orbit collision. The number of debris in Low Earth Orbit is exponentially increasing with, in the short term, potential inter debris collisions. For medium size debris (between 1 cm and several dozens of cm) no effective and affordable protecting solution is available. This projec ...
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