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US20120217348 EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE, SATELLITE SYSTEM, AND LAUNCHING SYSTEM FOR LAUNCHING SATELLITES  
Embodiments of an Earth observation satellite comprising a satellite main body having an elongated shape extending in the direction of a roll axis R of the satellite from a first base face of the...
US20110180670 In orbit space transportation & recovery system  
An In Orbit Transportation & Recovery System (IOSTARâ„¢) (10) is disclosed. One preferred embodiment of the present invention comprises a space tug powered by a nuclear reactor (19). The IOSTARâ„¢...
US20150008288 Standard Transit Tug  
A standard transit tug is disclosed. The tug can dock with spacecraft to provide propulsion for the spacecraft. Further, the tug may dock with other specialty tugs to form a custom transport system.
US20150001347 PROPULSION BAY  
This invention relates to a propulsion bay to be transported, at least temporarily, in a space launch vehicle and comprising an adapter that co-operates with at least one system located, at least...
US20120312927 LAUNCH ABORT AND ORBITAL MANEUVER SYSTEM  
A spacecraft includes a first engine configured to provide primary launch abort thrust and a second engine disposed radially from a center of gravity, the second engine configured to provide a...
US20140263842 Reusable Global Launcher  
A reusable unmanned single-stage boost-glide suborbital Earth launcher, able to propel large or smaller payloads from Earth surface or from air launch, to a nearly Earth-orbital condition, then...
US20090230249 Method of Launching into Operational Orbit an Artificial Satellite and Associated Propulsion Device  
A method is disclosed for placing a satellite in an operational orbit The satellite is equipped with its own satellite propulsion system as well as a detachable separate propulsion device The...
US20150217875 MICROSATELLITE COMPRISING A PROPULSION MODULE AND AN IMAGING DEVICE  
A microsatellite comprising a propulsion module for moving and/or pointing said microsatellite and an imaging device (100) mounted to said propulsion module. Furthermore there is a fuel supply...
US20110240801 MICROSATELLITE COMPRISING A PROPULSION MODULE AND AN IMAGING DEVICE  
A microsatellite comprising a propulsion module for moving and/or pointing said microsatellite and an imaging device (100) mounted to said propulsion module. Furthermore there is a fuel supply...
US20090206205 AEROSPACE VEHICLE SYSTEM  
In an aerospace vehicle in which a satellite is detachably adapted to the first step rocket and the second step rocket, an electronic device 65 is installed in the satellite 60, wherein the...
US20140306064 LAUNCH VEHICLE AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ECONOMICALLY EFFICIENT LAUNCH THEREOF  
The present disclosure relates to a launch system, a launch vehicle for use with the launch system, and methods of launching a payload utilizing the launch vehicle and/or the launch system. The...
US20090251773 LOW ORBIT MISSILE-SHAPED SATELLITE FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL EARTH SURVEILLANCE AND OTHER MISSIONS  
A low orbit optical imaging satellite has a long thin satellite body housing an optical telescope arrangement. A major part of the telescope arrangement has its optical axis roughly parallel to...
US20070205330 Flight/launch vehicle and method using internally stored air for air-breathing engines  
An airship is disclosed that stores air and uses it in a propulsion system that requires oxygen. This allows the airship to travel above the atmosphere, where oxygen is not available. The airship...
US20050045773 System for ejecting a spin-stabilized space flying body  
A spacecraft or space flying body is spin-stabilized as the body is expelled from an ejection tube, for example from a larger spacecraft. For imposing spin stabilization on the flying body, a...
US20070285304 TARGET ORBIT MODIFICATION VIA GAS-BLAST  
The gas blast from a directed rocket motor transfers an impulse vector to a space target object thereby altering the target's orbit. Preceding the gas blast, a lower level of rocket exhaust may be...
US20080265099 Multi-Functional Annular Fairing for Coupling Launch Abort Motor to Space Vehicle  
An annular fairing having aerodynamic, thermal, structural and acoustic attributes couples a launch abort motor to a space vehicle having a payload of concern mounted on top of a rocket propulsion...
US20140306065 LAUNCH VEHICLE AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ECONOMICALLY EFFICIENT LAUNCH THEREOF  
The present disclosure relates to a launch system, a launch vehicle for use with the launch system, and methods of launching a payload utilizing the launch vehicle and/or the launch system. The...
US20120325971 Space vacuum propulsion system  
This propulsion system is based on the theory of vacuum propulsion wherein a propulsion System utilizes space vacuum to propel the space ship through space. Vacuum Pumps are used to vacuum in...
US20050056729 Particle accelerator space engine  
The invention provides two methods of propulsion for vertical and horizontal aerospace flight. Both methods manipulate the mass of a moving particle stream to achieve a desired result. In vertical...
US20150151855 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTI-ROLE PLANETARY LANDER AND ASCENT SPACECRAFT  
A spacecraft for various missions such as moon landing, space station or asteroid rendezvous, or payload delivery. The spacecraft comprises a main propellant tank, preferably toroidal in shape,...
US20070278351 Star Blanking Method, Device and Assembly Therefor  
The invention relates to a self-contained device (4) for blanking out the light rays from at least one star (1), which device (4) comprises means (43) for controlling propulsion means (44) which...
US20150115107 SPACE DEBRIS REMOVER  
A space debris remover aiming to remove a space debris object in earth orbits. Angular thrust calculation unit calculates angular thrust. Radial thrust calculation unit calculates radial thrust...
US20080023587 Autonomous Space Flight System and Planetary Lander for Executing a Discrete Landing Sequence to Remove Unknown Navigation Error, Perform Hazard Avoidance and Relocate the Lander and Method  
An autonomous unmanned space flight system and planetary lander executes a discrete landing sequence including performing an initial velocity braking maneuver to remove velocity at altitude,...
US20090206204 SPIN-STABILIZED LANDER  
The invention provides a novel, low-cost, spin-stabilized lander architecture capable (with appropriate system scaling tailored to the attributes of the target) of performing a soft-landing on a...
US20150232204 AEROSPACE PLANE SYSTEM  
An aerospace plane (1) having an elongate body (2) supports a pair of wings (3). The wings are adapted to extend away from said body in opposing directions. A landing gear assembly is operatively...
US20140319281 SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER AND RETURN SYSTEM  
A launch system comprises a nose section comprising a nose coupling surface, a tail section comprising a tail coupling surface facing the nose coupling surface and a mast coupling the nose and...
US20080197238 PHOTONIC LASER-BASED PROPULSION HAVING AN ACTIVE INTRACAVITY THRUST AMPLIFICATION SYSTEM  
The invention is a system and method for propelling and slowing down spacecraft and other space systems and objects using the thrust generated from the direct laser photon momentum transfer...
US20130256459 Airship  
An improved airship having a plurality of resilient gas bags & gas containers, a straight fuselage tubular hull, with an inner air passageway & propulsion means located therein, connecting air...
US20080217482 Thruster-Solar-Sails or ThrusterRing-Spacecraft improved through additional fuel less steering/-attitude control ( - Attitude Control System - ACS ). Solar-Sail-Launch-System, consisting of a self expanding solar sail with docking station and primary fuel-less attitude control/-steering-system  
Fuel less ACS for solar sails, using furl- and unfurl able ballast-sail-foil-segments for simultaneously displacement of center of mass and center of solar radiation pressure into opposite...
US20090140101 Direct Flight Far Space Shuttle  
A vehicle and method for enabling propulsive flight from suborbital altitudes and velocities directly to far space, or beyond Low Earth Orbit (LEO), preferably without requiring injection into or...
US20090173830 Rocket-powered kite plane for gentle climb and acceleration to extreme staging altitudes  
A two-stage space vehicle is provided for achieving low earth orbit that includes a carrier and an orbiter. The carrier has a large airfoil area relative to its dry weight, and the thrust of the...
US20080265098 Configuration and method of use of optimized cooperative space vehicles  
A spacecraft system that includes a primary space vehicle and a secondary space vehicle, both of which are designed to optimize payload capacity and launch weight of the primary space vehicle. The...
US20120234196 Viscous Liquid Monopropellant  
This invention relates to the construction of a rocket motor and fuel system thereof and, in particular to a new and useful Viscous Liquid Monopropellant (VLM) rocket motor containing a liquid...
US20130043352 THROTTLEABLE PROPULSION LAUNCH ESCAPE SYSTEMS AND DEVICES  
The present invention relates to throttleable propulsion launch escape systems and devices. In one embodiment, the system includes a tower and at least one throttleable motor secured to the tower....
US20100213319 Craft and Method of Coupling a Propulsion System to a Regenerative Fuel Cell System  
The invention relates to a craft comprising an energy storage system of the RFCS (regenerative fuel cell system) type and a system for pressurizing the propellants used for propulsion. The craft...
US20060027709 Apparatus comprising of propulsion system  
A propulsion system that does not consume fuel. The system operates to modify the dispersion force (i.e., van der Waals) that arises between particles, such as neutral atoms. A lifting force is...
US20150166202 Apparatus for Processing a Structure as well as Spacecraft  
Disclosed is a device for processing a structure with an interface for purposes of attachment to, in particular, a single-arm robot, whereby the tool combines both gripping and servicing...
US20130140402 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROPELLING AN EXTERNALLY POWERED VEHICLE  
A vehicle is disclosed that includes a propellant tank, an optical absorber operable to transform optical energy into thermal energy, a quantity of solid lithium within the propellant tank, a heat...
US20050116112 High energy electric feed drive system  
A high energy electric feed drive system. The drive system includes a vehicle, such as a spacecraft and a magnet mounted within the vehicle. An ignition system is powered by a power source. The...
US20110024572 DEVICE FOR REDUCING AERODYNAMIC DRAG  
A device for reducing the aerodynamic drag of a vehicle includes at least one masking element for at least one part of a nozzle of the vehicle's engine, the masking element having a resorbable...
US20100276546 High speed airship structure  
The structure provided multi-Levels of the center fuselage, two front wings, Extended mid-two wings and two rear wings with two vertical winglets. The fuselage has a cross section of half circle...
US20150021439 SPACE VEHICLE WITH ELECTRIC PROPULSION AND SOLID PROPELLANT CHEMICAL PROPULSION  
A space vehicle (1), in particular a satellite or a probe, capable of executing high-thrust maneuvers or high specific impulse maneuvers. According to the invention, the space vehicle (1) includes...
US20120292449 IN-SPACE PROCESSING AND DELIVERY SYSTEM  
A processing and delivery system is in space around a celestial body having a magnetic field. The system includes at least one facility having supplies and configured for in-space recycling and...
US20110073713 DRIVE ARRANGEMENT IN A SPACECRAFT  
The invention relates to a drive arrangement in a spacecraft, comprising several drive units (TW1,TW2,TW3), several individually controllable drive units that can be continuously applied to a...
US20110297795 SPACECRAFT PANEL ARCHITECTURE  
One embodiment of the invention includes a spacecraft system. The system includes a spacecraft payload system coupled to a spacecraft frame. The system also includes a plurality of spacecraft...
US20140061386 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING PROPULSION OPERATIONS USING ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEMS  
Methods and apparatus to methods and apparatus for performing propulsion operations using electric propulsion system are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a frame, a power source coupled to...
US20140263846 CENTRIFUGAL FORCE AMPLIFICATION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING VEHICLE LIFT  
A method and system generate lift for a vehicle relative to a planetary body rotating at a rotational speed. The vehicle incorporates two concentric lift rings in a common plane. The lift rings...
US20130299641 Multiple Space Vehicle Launch System  
A multiple space vehicle launch system that may be adapted to be disposed within a payload region of a launch vehicle fairing. The launch system may include a first space vehicle, a second space...
US20050029404 Arrangement for fixing an insulating blanket and related method  
System for fixing an insulation blanket (2) to a panel (1). It comprises buttons (8), loops (9) with ends twisted together, and hooks (12) that can easily accommodate the loops (9) when the...
US20080256375 SYSTEM OF INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENATLLY HARDENED ARCHITECTURE FOR SPACE APPLICATION  
An environmentally hardened architecture comprises a hybrid processor, a high speed bus having environmentally-sensitive interfaces, an environmentally hardened bus having environmentally-hardened...

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