Please, enable JavaScript in your browser :)

reconsider launcher operation using new technical capabilities || ActInSpace Challenges

CNES-AGS01

Analyse the requirements and show how they can be met on the most efficient way
Develop an end-to-end operational scenario
Demonstrate how system simplification or performance improvement can bring value to customers
Space Launch 4.0
Identify new technical solutions for launcher operations
CNES-ArianeGroup
Reconsider launcher operation using new technical capabilities

FROM SPACE

The way launch vehicles are operated follows the proven but old principles invented decades ago.

The vehicles itself but also the ground infrastructure are complex and cost-intensive.

TO THE CHALLENGE

The challenge proposed by CNES with ArianeGroup teams is to identify how newly available technical capabilities can be used to simplify the operation or improve the performance of space launch vehicles.

You could consider e.g.:
• worldwide broadband coverage by satellite constellations like OneWeb
• highly available and highly accurate GNSS Galileo
• whatever else comes to your mind...

Everything can be challenged, the current way launcher are build (very reliable, redundant functions, etc.), the way launchers are operated on ground (Manufacturing, Integration, etc.) the way launchers are operated during mission (ground control, radar stations, recovery of boosters, etc.).
City registration is open !
Posted on September 19, 2019
ActInSpace® 2020 kicks off at Paris Air Show
Posted on June 18, 2019
Press release: Winners of the #ActInSpace® 2018 edition
Posted on July 6, 2018
Logo ActInSpace
Home page
Logo ActInSpace
About
Logo ActInSpace
Challenges
Logo ActInSpace
News / Blog
Logo ActInSpace
World map
Logo ActInSpace
contact@actinspace.org
Logo of AIRBUS
Logo of Invest In Toulouse
Logo of CLS
Logo of EBAN
Logo of AirZeroG
Logo of GSA
Logo of Suez
Logo of Qwant