Propulsion

Application Briefs : Propulsion
Solar Sail Will Demonstrate “Propellant-less Propulsion”

The Sunjammer Mission team — including NASA, lead contractor L’Garde, Space Services Holdings (SSHI), and Micro Aerospace Solutions — is preparing to launch Sunjammer, the largest solar sail ever deployed, named in honor of legendary science fiction author Sir Arthur C. Clarke....

Application Briefs : Propulsion
Cryogenic Turbines Aid NASA’s Morpheus Lander

Turbines, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of turbine flow metering technology, has assisted NASA with its Morpheus Lander project. Project Morpheus, a vertical testbed, demonstrates new autonomous landing and hazard detection technology, as well as “green propellant” propulsion systems.

Application Briefs : Motion Control
Simulated Models Test Design of Space Shuttles and Rocket Engines
Finite element modeling and analysis
Dynamic Concepts
Huntsville, AL
256-922-9888
www.dynamic-concepts.com

NASA tasked Dynamic Concepts (DCI) with assessing the structural dynamics of the rollout process, whereby the space shuttle orbiter, external...

Application Briefs : Propulsion
Electromechanical System Provides Satellite Propulsion
Cold Gas Micro Thruster (CGMT)
Marotta Controls
Montville, NJ
973-334-7800
www.marotta.com

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