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US20130068891 Structural Panel for a Satellite, with Integrated Heat Exchangers  
A structural panel for a satellite comprises an outer skin intended to be outside the satellite, a core comprising at least one integrated heat pipe mounted in fixed contact with said outer skin,...
US20150090842 Airlock with enlarged viewports  
An airlock that provides a substantially 360 view using enlarged viewports is disclosed.
US20120205492 Satellite Having Multiple Aspect Ratios  
A high capacity satellite having multiple aspect ratios is configured to have at least two modules. Each module includes a first panel and a third panel facing, in an on-orbit configuration,...
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...
US20140097981 SATELLITE WITH DEPLOYABLE PAYLOAD MODULES  
A telecommunication satellite with geostationary orbit comprises an upper module, a lower module, and a lateral module, disposed in a storage configuration between the upper module and the lower...
US20120043427 ABSORBENT DOME FOR A RADIATING COLLECTOR TUBE  
The device for thermal monitoring for a piece of equipment, whereby said piece of equipment is integrated on a craft placed in a forced vacuum environment, an outside part (7) of the equipment...
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„¢...
US20110155858 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SATELLITE ATTITUDE, AND ATTITUDE-CONTROLLED SATELLITE  
A method for controlling the attitude of a satellite in orbit around a celestial object, the satellite including an observation instrument, a solar panel, a radiator and a star sensor which are...
US20080277532 Spacecraft battery thermal management system  
A spacecraft battery thermal management system is provided that includes a battery, a first radiator panel and a second radiator panel. A first face of the first radiator panel is arranged to face...
US20130292519 TURBINE POWERED ELECTROMECHANICAL ACTUATION SYSTEM  
An electromechanical actuation system (10) for a space vehicle includes a propellant source (18) and at least one turbine (14) operably connected to the propellant source (18) and rotatable by a...
US20120091279 Space Station Pyramid Structure  
The space station pyramid design is to be erected around an Earthbound land mass (i.e. homes, towns and sanctuaries), thereby, encapsulating the land mass. Propulsion systems will raise the...
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.
US20120175467 MICROMETEOROID AND ORBITAL DEBRIS (MMOD) AND INTEGRATED MULTI-LAYER INSULATION (IMLI) STRUCTURE  
A micrometeoroid and orbital debris-integrated multi-layer insulation (MMOD/IMLI) structure including at least one ballistic layer, which may be flexible, and at least one insulation layer, which...
US20140224939 SPACECRAFT EAST-WEST RADIATOR ASSEMBLY  
A heat transfer assembly for a spacecraft is disclosed. The assembly includes an equipment panel having an east end and a west end. East and west radiator panels are coupled to the east and west...
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...
US20110001013 SPACECRAFT MODULAR THERMAL PLATFORM  
Thermal module (1) for use on a spacecraft to control thermal loads coming from a heat source (3) comprising a two-phase loop system (5) and a heat rejection system (13), the two-phase loop system...
US20130181094 ORBIT DEBRIS REMOVAL AND ASSET PROTECTION ASSEMBLY  
An orbital debris removal assembly is provided. The orbital debris removal and asset protection assembly includes a plurality of spaced layers of netting. Each netting layer includes a plurality...
US20120097799 ORBIT DEBRIS REMOVAL AND ASSET PROTECTION ASSEMBLY  
An orbital debris removal assembly is provided. The orbital debris removal and asset protection assembly includes a plurality of spaced layers of netting. Each netting layer includes a plurality...
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...
US20150083865 MULTIPLE SPACECRAFT LAUNCH SYSTEM  
A system and method for propelling spacecraft is disclosed. An electrical propulsion system is mounted on a base stage. A plurality of spacecraft couplers are also mounted on the base stage. Each...
US20120068018 ORBITAL DEBRIS MITIGATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Fiber-based debris interceptors are used to intercept and/or contain space debris. The debris interceptors may be made up of fibers that are formed in space from a material supply on a space...
US20080078884 Deployable heat shield and deceleration structure for spacecraft  
An apparatus for heat shielding and deceleration of a spacecraft comprises an unfoldable shield of individual panels made of a high temperature resistant fiber reinforced ceramic and pivotally...
US20150259081 INTEGRATED ARMOR FOR HYPERVELOCITY IMPACTS  
Apparatus and methods described herein provide for a structural armor configured to provide load-bearing capabilities to a structure, as well as to provide protection from hypervelocity impacts....
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...
US20110278400 CONFORMAL AIRLOCK ASSEMBLY AND METHOD  
A conformal airlock assembly for ingress and egress through a door from a high pressure environment to a low pressure environment. The airlock assembly includes a flexible, gas impermeable...
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...
US20110198446 Device for Eliminating Space Debris in Orbit  
A device for eliminating space debris in orbit, the device including a covering that when struck by an object of space debris breaks this up into multiple pieces of predetermined size, and...
US20130299626 SMALL LAUNCH VEHICLE  
A vehicle comprises a first stage supersonic aircraft, and a second stage hypersonic aircraft. The second stage aircraft is in tandem with the first stage aircraft.
US20090173831 Method for manufacturing a solar module in orbit  
A geosynchronous Solar Power Satellite System is created by an artificial gravity, closed ecology, multiple use structure in low earth orbit that manufactures modular solar power panels and...
US20130200221 DEPLOYABLE RADIATOR HAVING AN INCREASED VIEW FACTOR  
A geostationary earth orbit (GEO) spacecraft is disclosed that includes a body with north, east, south, and west sides and a north-south axis. The spacecraft has at least one deployable radiator...
US20070221787 Satellite with deployable, articulatable thermal radiators  
A satellite (50) is disclosed having at least one deployable thermal radiator (64). Once deployed, this thermal radiator (64) may be repositioned. In one embodiment, the deployed thermal radiator...
US20140124626 SPACE SHUTTLE PROGRAM ORBITAL VEHICLE COMPRISING A MULTIPLE PASSENGER BAY MODULE  
The application provides a Space Shuttle Program (SSP) Orbital vehicle comprising a payload bay comprising a pressure vessel comprising a passenger bay module adapted to provide and maintain...
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...
US20140027577 IMAGING SATELLITE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system and method for deploying a satellite having an integrated bus and an aperture, wherein the integrated bus extends along its longitudinal axis and wherein the aperture intersects the...
US20150001349 COOLING DEVICE FOR REGULATING THE TEMPERATURE OF A HEAT SOURCE OF A SATELLITE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE ASSOCIATED COOLING DEVICE AND SATELLITE  
A cooling device for regulating the temperature of a heat source of a satellite. The cooling device comprises at least one fluid loop is formed by an evaporator comprising a tank, at least one...
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...
US20090101757 Architecture and method of constructing a Geosynchronous Earth Orbit platform using solar electric propulsion  
A space construction method and system transports construction materials, a propellant depot, solar electric propulsion (SEP) vehicles, and robotic equipment from Earth into a lower-Earth orbit....
US20060038081 Electric dipole spacecraft  
This invention is a rotating spacecraft that produces an electric dipole on four rotating spherical conducting domes perturbing a uniform spherical electric field to create a magnetic moment...
US20050230560 ESD coatings for use with spacecraft  
Spacecraft with electrostatic dissipative surfaces are disclosed herein. The surface has layer which includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes to incorporate electrical conductivity into space...
US20080128559 Optimal sun safe attitude for satellite ground tracking  
A method and apparatus for maneuvering a satellite in orbit to alternately optimize the collection of solar energy and to take sensor data of terrestrial objects is disclosed The longitudinal axis...
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...
US20090194639 SPACECRAFT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SPACECRAFT  
The present invention relates to a spacecraft (P) comprising a propulsion system (1) making it possible to exert a force of variable magnitude and orientation on the spacecraft, a control system...
US20060163434 Spacecraft for interplanetary/lunar travel  
A self-propelled spacecraft may provide an artificial gravity environment for interplanetary and/or lunar travel. The spacecraft may be useful not only for interplanetary and/or lunar mission...
US20060049316 Operating method for launch rockets and a set of rocket boosters for carrying out said method  
The invention relates to the rocket and space engineering, and can find use in development of reusable rocket complexes for placing various space objects in orbit. A set of rocket boosters for...
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...

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