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RemoveDebris – Mission Analysis for a Low Cost Active Debris Removal Demonstration in 2016

Joffre, E, Forshaw, J, Secretin, T, Reynaud, S, Salmon, T, Aurelien, P and Aglietti, G (2015) RemoveDebris – Mission Analysis for a Low Cost Active Debris Removal Demonstration in 2016 In: 25th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), 2015-10-19 - 2015-10-23, Munich, Germany.

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Abstract

Contracted by the European Commission in the frame of the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7), a wide European consortium has been working since 2013 towards the design of a low cost in-orbit demonstration called RemoveDEBRIS. With a targeted launch date in the second quarter of 2016, the RemoveDEBRIS mission aims at demonstrating key Active Debris Removal (ADR) technologies, including capture means (net and harpoon firing on a distant target), relative navigation techniques (vision-based navigation sensors and associated algorithms), and deorbiting technologies (drag sail deployment after the mission followed by an uncontrolled reentry). In order to achieve these objectives, a micro satellite testbed will be launched into a Low Earth Orbit, where it will deploy its own dedicated targets and CubeSats to complete each demonstration. As part of its System Engineering role, Airbus Defence and Space has been conducting the Mission Analysis studies for this unprecedented mission. This paper will present a description of the RemoveDEBRIS demonstration objectives and scenario and will present in detail some specific mission related analyses and trade-offs that have driven the mission design.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Subjects : Surrey Space Centre
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Surrey Space Centre
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Joffre, EUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Forshaw, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Secretin, TUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Reynaud, SUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Salmon, TUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Aurelien, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Aglietti, GUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 19 October 2015
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2015 Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR)
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmailORCID
UNSPECIFIEDDeutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR), UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords : Mission Analysis and Design, Active Debris Removal, ADR, Capture Technologies, Navigation for Non-cooperative Rendezvous, Mission Opportunity Selection, Concept of Operations, CONOPS
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 19 Aug 2016 17:41
Last Modified : 19 Aug 2016 17:41
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/811748

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