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US20080142639 Method For Detecting Complete Draining of a Propellant Tank and For Propellant Management onBoard a Satellite  
Using at least one pressure sensor (14, 15, 16) in an emptying pipe (3, 4) or a feed pipe (7, 8, 9) between emptying valves (5, 6) at the outlets from tanks (1, 2) and feed valves (10, 11) for...
US20110017874 Means of fuel and oxidizer storage  
The instant invention relates to improved means for the storage of H2 and O2, wherein the H2 and/or the O2 is stored on a vessel, ship or other non-Earth body in Space, whether manned or unmanned....
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...
US20060145022 Propellant tank baffle system  
The invention disclosed here is a pressurization system for pressure-fed launch vehicles. The system employs a hot pressurant gas to minimize the mass of pressurant gas required. It also employs a...
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...
US20150069188 PROPELLANT TRANSFER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RESUPPLY OF FLUID PROPELLANT TO ON-ORBIT SPACECRAFT  
Herein is disclosed a propellant transfer system and method for refueling on-orbit spacecraft. The system and method are configured to allow for resupply of spacecraft configured to be fueled by...
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,...
US20120205493 Common Bulkhead for Composite Propellant Tanks  
An apparatus comprising a first structure, a second structure, a first layer, and a second layer. The first structure has a first plurality of channels extending towards a number of edges of the...
US20140326832 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FEEDING JET ENGINES  
A method for feeding a ramjet of a spacecraft beyond the dense layers of the atmosphere includes providing a fueling apparatus having an amount of a propellant for feeding a ramjet of the...
US20050001100 Reinforced foam covering for cryogenic fuel tanks  
A cryogenic fuel tank adapted for attachment to an aerospace vehicle includes an exterior layer of reinforced composite insulating foam. The insulating foam is reinforced with an aramid fiber mesh...
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...
US20130313370 Propellant Tank with Radiometric Measurement of Content Quantity  
A propellant tank for containing a propellant with a liquid phase, preferably for a satellite, includes a tank shell wrapped or wound with scintillating glass fibers, a gamma radiation emitter...
US20120112009 SATELLITE REFUELLING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention provides a method, system and apparatus for robotic refuelling of satellites. The system may include a dedicated refuelling satellite launched directly from either earth, or...
US20080237400 Satellite refuelling system and method  
The present invention provides a method, system and apparatus for robotic refueling of satellites. The system may include a dedicated refueling satellite launched directly from either earth, or...
US20110017873 DEVICE FOR POWERING THE PUMP OF A ROCKET ENGINE USING AN INERTIA WHEEL  
An apparatus for driving a pump for fueling a rocket engine of a space vehicle. The apparatus comprises an inertia wheel and a transmitting device to transmit a rotation of the inertia wheel to...
US20100252686 METHOD AND DEVICE ENABLING A ROCKET ENGINE PUMP TO BE DRIVEN BY AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE  
The subject of the invention is a device for driving a pump of a rocket engine of a space vehicle that comprises an air-breathing internal combustion engine running on an oxidizer/fuel mixture of...
US20110303794 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FEEDING JET ENGINES  
The inventions relate to engine systems of space transportation means. The method is carried out with the aid of a system which comprises a spacecraft (KLA/SC) with a propulsive jet engine (1) and...
US20100264275 Bubble trap for a fuel tank in a spacecraft  
A bubble trap is especially suitable for separating gas bubbles from liquid fuel supplied from a fuel tank in a spacecraft. The bubble trap includes a rotationally symmetrical collecting container...
US20160311559 HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR FOR PROPELLANT TANK IN SPACECRAFT  
A liquid storage device for a propellant tank in a spacecraft includes a gas-guide tube, a cover plate, a housing, blades, a supporting column, a base, a passage-window pressing plate, a...
US20160207641 FUEL DEPOT IN SPACE  
A fuel depot in space is provided. The fuel depot has a collapsible housing with a guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) system, a power management system, and a reaction control system (RNC)....

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