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Small debris removal by laser illumination and complementary technologie

Obiettivo

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 project also intends to protect the environment from chain reaction of debris production.
Overall CLEANSPACE objective is to define a global architecture (including surveillance, identification and tracking) for an innovative ground-based laser solution which can remove hazardous medium debris around selected space assets. This approach is divided into three steps:
 To propose an efficient and affordable global system architecture by taking up survey, tracking, identification and debris treatment by laser system fully in complement with Space Situational Awareness (SSA) ESA programme,
 To tackle safety regulation aspects, political implications and future collaborations,
 To develop affordable technological bricks and to establish roadmap for the development and the future implantation of a fully functional laser protection system.
The study approach is built to be fully complementary to SSA programme.
This study is fully part of FP7, SPACE Theme because it will allow Europe to be a key actor for laser debris removal system able to discuss the subject with the USA and Russia and able to guide future ESA work and regulations.
The main driver of the project will be to reduce the cost of such a system focusing on the Laser technology brick which is the key to propose an affordable system. Scalable laser architecture, ceramic laser active material, laser coherent coupling, alternative narrowband pump sources and laser matter interaction will be the technology fingers of the CLEAN-SPACE innovations.

Invito a presentare proposte

FP7-SPACE-2010-1
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Meccanismo di finanziamento

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Coordinatore

COMPAGNIE INDUSTRIELLE DES LASERS CILAS SA
Indirizzo
Avenue Buffon Zi La Source 8
45100 Orleans
Francia

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Tipo di attività
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contatto amministrativo
Hervé Soubrane (Mr.)
Contributo UE
€ 545 600

Partecipanti (8)

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germania
Contributo UE
€ 648 459
Indirizzo
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln

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Tipo di attività
Research Organisations
Contatto amministrativo
Bernd Oberacker (Mr.)
AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE SAS
Francia
Contributo UE
€ 162 950
Indirizzo
31 Rue Des Cosmonautes Zi Du Palays
31402 Toulouse Cedex

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Tipo di attività
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contatto amministrativo
Bruno Esmiller (Dr.)
UNIVERSITAT ROVIRA I VIRGILI
Spagna
Contributo UE
€ 87 615
Indirizzo
Carrer De Escorxador
43003 Tarragona

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Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo
Francisco M. Diaz Gonzalez (Prof.)
UNIVERSITE LYON 1 CLAUDE BERNARD
Francia
Contributo UE
€ 99 792
Indirizzo
Boulevard Du 11 Novembre 1918 Num43
69622 Villeurbanne Cedex

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Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo
Javier Olaiz (Dr.)
INSTYTUT NISKICH TEMPERATUR I BADAN STRUKTURALNYCH IM. WLODZIMIERZA TRZEBIATOWSKIEGO POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
Polonia
Contributo UE
€ 102 025
Indirizzo
Ul Okolna 2
50-422 Wroclaw

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Tipo di attività
Research Organisations
Contatto amministrativo
Wieslaw Strek (Prof.)
UNIWERSYTET IM. ADAMA MICKIEWICZA W POZNANIU
Polonia
Contributo UE
€ 104 400
Indirizzo
Ulica Henryka Wieniawskiego 1
61 712 Poznan

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Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo
Edwin Wnuk (Prof.)
ASTRI POLSKA SPOLKA Z OGRANICZONA ODPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA
Polonia
Contributo UE
€ 84 974
Indirizzo
Ulica Bartycka 18a
00716 Warszawa

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Tipo di attività
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contatto amministrativo
Agata Jozwicka (Dr.)
UNIVERSITE DE LIMOGES
Francia
Contributo UE
€ 140 625
Indirizzo
François Mitterrand 33
87032 Limoges

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Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo
Michel Paret (Mr.)