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Retro Propulsion Assisted Landing Technologies

Project description

Investigating technologies for reusable vertical landing launch vehicles

Reusable launch vehicles are changing the global market of space transportation systems, promising to drive down the cost of access to space. Existing rockets use a vertical take-off and vertical landing launch and decelerate by firing their engines against the velocity vector, the so-called retropropulsion. The EU-funded RETALT project aims to investigate key technologies for retropropulsion reusable launch systems. The consortium will examine the aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics (in-flight surface temperatures) and flight dynamics during both the outward and return flight phases, as well as navigation and control. It will also explore structural components, materials and mechanisms of reusable rockets.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPACE-2018
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Coordinator

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 157 102,50

Participants (5)

ALMATECH SA
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 412 075
Address
Epfl Innovation Park Batiment D
1015 Lausanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AMORIM CORK COMPOSITES SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 254 108,75
Address
Rua De Meladas 260
4536 902 Mozelos Vfr
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CFS ENGINEERING SA
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 359 837,50
Address
Epfl Innovation Park Batiment A
1015 Lausanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DEIMOS SPACE SOCIEDAD LIMITADA UNIPERSONAL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 400 950
Address
Ronda De Poniente, Edificio Fiteni Vi, 2, 2º 19
28760 Tres Cantos (Madrid)
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MT AEROSPACE AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 411 885
Address
Franz Josef Strauss Strasse 5
86153 Augsburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)