Presentations

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Tuesday 25 November

09:00 Introduction
Nicolas ARCIS, CNES

09:10 Presentation of the EPIC Projet
Jose GONZALEZ DEL AMO, ESA

09:20 H2020 Space and the Strategic Research Clusters
Apostolia KARAMALI, European Commission (DG-ENT)

Session 1► Mission requirements: GEO

Chair/secretary: G. SACCOCCIA / G. MOURY

09:50 Eutelsat Electric Propulsion perspective
Cosmo CASAREGOLA, Eutelsat

10:10 Perspectives for telecom satellites and drivers towards electrical propulsion evolutions 1/2
Pascal SAINT-GEORGES, Thales Alenia Space /

Perspectives for telecom satellites and drivers towards electrical propulsion evolutions 2/2
Philippe LAMOTTE, Thales Alenia Space

Session 2► Mission requirements: General

Chair/secretary: G. SACCOCCIA / G. MOURY

10:50 Airbus Defense and Space – mission and system requirements for electrical propulsion
Nathalie METZGER, Vincent JACOD, Paolo BIANCO, Airbus Defence & Space

11:40 Proposed TAS orientations for electric propulsion technologies considering various satellites applications perspectives
Philippe GARCON, Philippe LAMOTTE, Thales Alenia Space

12:00 OHB System’s view of propulsion needs
Alain DEMAIRE, OHB

OHB System’s vision of the market
Markus PEUKERT, OHB

12 :40 CIRA’s R&D Vision in Electric Propulsion
Vito SALVATORE, CIRA – Italian Aerospace Research Center

Session 3► Mission requirements: LEO/MEO

Chair/secretary: G. SACCOCCIA / G. MOURY

14:00 Very Low Earth Orbit Mission Capabilities using Gridded Ion Engine (GIE) on board PROBA Satellite Platforms: Requirement Definition for the Suppliers
Julien TALLINEAU, QinetiQ Space

14:20 Electric propulsion needs for LEO satellites
Xavier ROSER, Thales Alenia Space

14:40 Electric propulsion needs for nano-satellites
Piero SICILIANO, Thales Alenia Space

15:00 Novel mission approaches for electric propulsion
Gianluca ASCANIO, CGS S.p.A. Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio

15:20 EP needs of navigation satellites including the GALILEO 2nd generation
Arturo INTELISANO / Massimiliano MARCOZZI, Thales Alenia Space

Session 4► Mission requirements: Space transportation and interplanetary missions (1)

Chair/secretary: P. LANDIECH / P. LIONNET

15:40 Electric Space Tug
Carole BILLOT, Thales Alenia Space

16:00 Electric Propulsion Developments for Space Exploration and Science
Mario PESSANA, Thales Alenia Space

Session 5► Mission requirements: Space transportation and interplanetary missions (2)

Chair/secretary: P. LANDIECH / P. LIONNET

16:40 EP High level requirement from the perspective of a LEO Launch System Integrator
François BATTIE, Avio

17:00 EP as an alternative for the JUICE mission
Frédéric MARCHANDISE, SAFRAN-Snecma

Session 6► System aspects

Chair/secretary: P. LANDIECH / P. LIONNET

17:20 From Smart-1 to Galileo G2, Snecma is designing, developing and operating optimized HET propulsion architectures
Anthony LORAND, SAFRAN-Snecma

17:40 System topologies for HEMP-T systems
Stefan WEIS, Thales Electronic Systems GmbH

18:00 The EPS-500 an innovative and multi-application design (300W to 700W)
Frédéric MARCHANDISE, SAFRAN-Snecma

18:20 Active Attitude and Orbit control with Liquid μPPT 4 thrusters system
Christophe KOPPEL, Kopoos Consulting Ind.

18:40 Shaping an industrial strategy for EP
Ben OLIVIER, Thales Alenia Space

 

Wednesday 26 November

Session 7► Hall Effect Thrusters (1)

Chair/secretary: N. ARCIS / A. VARINOIS

09:00 High Power Commercial Electric Propulsion
Steven AUSTIN, European Space Propulsion

09:20 Alta Electric Propulsion vision for EPIC
Giovanni CESARETTI, ALTA S.p.A.

09:40 The PPS®5000 a new generation high power high thrust HET (2,5kW to 7kW)
Olivier DUCHEMIN, SAFRAN-Snecma

10:00 Development of a 0.5 kW class krypton HET in the Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion
Jacek KURZYNA, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion

10:20 Wall-less Hall thruster
Stéphane MAZOUFFRE, ICARE/CNRS

Session 8► Hall Effect Thrusters (2)

Chair/secretary: N. ARCIS / A. VARINOIS

11:00 Characterization of a 100 μN thruster
Jonathan TANRIN, CNRS

11:20 The PPS®1350 family (700W to 2,5kW), flight qualified, with growing potential for new applications
Gilles TURIN, SAFRAN-Snecma

11:40 High power HET – A target from 7 to 100’s kW – The PPS®20k opens the way to space tug and cheaper exploration
Stephan ZURBACH, SAFRAN-Snecma

Session 9► HEMP Thruster

Chair/secretary: N. ARCIS / A. VARINOIS

12 :00 Joint Lab Electric Propulsion research at AirbusDS Friedrichshafen, the University of Bremen / DLR Bremen and the Dresden University of Technology
Franz Georg HEY, Airbus Defence & Space

12 :20 HEMP-Thruster technology capability and application
Benjamin VAN REIJEN, Thales Electronic Systems GmBH

Session 10 ► Gridded Ion Engines

Chair/secretary: K. RUF / J. LOPEZ REIG

13:40 Innovative Solutions for Next Generation of Hybrid and Full Electric RIT Propulsed Satellites
Farid INFED, Airbus Defence & Space

14:00 Gridded ion engines development at Mars Space Ltd
Michele COLETTI, Mars Space Ltd

14:20 Development status of ALPHIE (Adaptable Low Power Hybrid Ion Engine)
Luis CONDE, UPM / Aernnova / CTA

15:00 3 gridded ion engine research at the university of Southampton
Stephen GABRIEL, University of Southampton

15:20 QinetiQ’s T5 and T6 Gridded Ion Engine and Ring Cusp Engine Development
Jonathan HUDDLESON, QinetiQ

16:00 RF-Technology for Space Propulsion – Key for High Specific Impulse Ion Thrusters and Beyond
Hans LEITER, Airbus Defence & Space

Session 11► Pulsed Plasma Thrusters

Chair/secretary: K. RUF / J. LOPEZ REIG

16:40 PPT propulsion system with non-volatile liquid propellant
Serge BARRAL, QuinteScience

17:00 Micro Propulsion development at Mars Space Ltd
Michele COLETTI, Mars Space Ltd

17:20 Pulsed plasma thruster modelling at the university of Southampton
Stephen GABRIEL, University of Southampton

Session 12► Cathodeless Thrusters

Chair/secretary: A. BULIT / I. ALONSO

16:40 ECRA thruster developped at ONERA
Denis PACKAN, ONERA

17:00 Helicon plasma Thruster future development Status and future perspectives
Daniele PAVARIN, Università degli Studi di Padova

17:20 Benefits of Helicon Plasma Thruster technology development for Space Missions
Mercedes RUIZ, SENER, Ingenieria y Sistemas

17:40 Elwing EP technology
Grégory EMSELLEM, Elwing Europe S.A.

 

Thursday 27 November

Session 13► Fluidic components

Chair/secretary: J. GONZALEZ del AMO / D. RUBINI

09:00 Overview of AST Technologies
Hans-Peter HARMANN, AST-Advanced Space Technologies

09:20 MEMS-based components for electric propulsion systems
Tor-Arne GRÖNLAND, SSC Nanospace

09:40 High pressure xenon mass flow regulator 1/2
High pressure xenon mass flow regulator 2/2
Aurélien MOUREAUX, Air Liquide

10:00 Moog’s products for Electrical Propulsion
Patrick Van PUT, Moog Bradford

Session 14► Other EP sub-system components

Chair/secretary: A. BULIT / I. ALONSO

09:00 Large volume xenon storage for EP
Jean-Louis DODELIN, Airbus Defence & Space

09:20 Mechanisms for Electric Propulsion from RUAG Space
Adreas DERNTL, RUAG Space GmbH

09:40 Non-mechanic thrust pointing system with steerable magnetic nozzle
Mario MERINO, Equipo de Propulsión Espacial y Plasmas (EP2), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

10:00 Cathodeless rf neutralizer – state of the art possibilities and first results
Franck SCHOLZE, IOM Leipzig

Session 15► Other thruster concepts

Chair/secretary: J. GONZALEZ del AMO / D. RUBINI

10:40 Resistojet development at Mars Space Ltd
Michele COLETTI, Mars Space Ltd

11:00 Electric Propulsion at IRS >> Cancelled
Georg HERDRICH, Institute of Space Systems

11:20 Propellantless electric propulsion/Coulomb drag devices for interplanetary propulsion and LEO deorbiting
Pekka JANHUNEN, Finnish Meteorological Institute

11:40 A new concept of ion engine for low thrust electrical propulsion
Charlie KOECHLIN, SODERN

12:00 VAT Propulsion System for a Single-CubeSat
Mathias PIETZKA, Institut für Plasmatechnik und Mathematik Universität der Bundeswehr München

12:20 Electric Propulsion in Austria – Current Developments and Outlook
Alexander REISSNER, FOTEC Forschungs-und Technologietransfer GmbH

12:40 Electric Propulsion for Small Satellites within the Surrey Space Centre
Aaron KNOLL, University of Surrey – Surrey Space Centre

Session 16► Test facilities

Chair/secretary: N. COX / S. IANELLI

14:00 QinetiQ’s EP test facilities
Stephen CLARK, QinetiQ

14:20 The Plasma Testing Facility of the Technical University of Madrid
(UPM) Luis CONDE, UPM/Aernnova/CTA

14:40 Development Tools and EP Facilities at IRS >> Cancelled
Georg HERDRICH, Institute of Space Systems

15:00 Electric Propulsion Test Facility at DLR
Andreas NEUMANN, German Aerospace Centre

15:20 Test facilities and advanced diagnostics for electric propulsion
Fabrizio SCORTECCI, AEROSPAZIO Tecnologie s.r.l.

15:40 System integration and end-to-end test capability at THALES Ulm
Stephan WEISS, Thales Electronic Systems GmbH

Session 17►Diagnostics

Chair/secretary: D. FUTTERER / L. ANSALONE

14:00 Laser-aided diagnostics for EP
Stéphane MAZOUFFRE, ICARE/CNRS

14:20 Electric propulsion at ONERA: test facilities and diagnostics
Denis PACKAN, ONERA

14:40 Force Probes for Thruster Plume Diagnostics
Thomas TROTTENBERG, University of Kiel

15:00 THALES test facility and diagnostics for EP in Ulm
Benjamin Van REIJEN, Thales Electronic Systems GmbH

15:20 AEPD II a new standard for EP-thruster characterization
Carsten BUNDESMANN, IOM Leipzig

Session 18►Hollow cathode

Chair/secretary: N. COX / S. IANELLI

16:20 Hollow cathode development at Mars Space Ltd
Michele COLETTI, Mars Space Ltd

16:40 THALES cathode technology for space applications
Benjamin Van REIJEN, Thales Electronic Systems GmbH

17:00 The development of heaterless hollow cathodes at the university of Southampton
Stephen GABRIEL, University of Southampton

17:20 High current hollow cathode development at the university of Southampton
Stephen GABRIEL, University of Southampton

 

Friday 28 November

Session 19► Power processing Unit (1)

Chair/secretary: M. GOLLOR / N. COX

09:00 Power Processing Unit Activities at Thales Alenia Space Belgium
Eric BOURGUIGNON, Thales Alenia Space

09:20 PPUs for Hall Effect Thrusters
Giovanni TUCCIO, SITAEL S.p.A.

09:40 Selex ES capabilities in Electronics for Propulsion
Aldo POLLI, Selex ES

10:00 PPU for Electric for Propulsion Subsystem based on 5KW HET >> Cancelled
Marco MOLINA, Selex ES

Session 20►Power Processing Unit (2)

Chair/secretary: M. GOLLOR / N. COX

10:40 Presentation of the PPU activities within Airbus Defense and Space
Fernando PINTO, Airbus Defence & Space

10:50 Power Processing Unit NG for HET thrusters
Guillaume GLORIEUX, Airbus Defence & Space

11:10 Power Procesing Units for T5/T6 Thruster
Ismael GOMEZ HARO, Airbus Defence & Space

11:30 High Voltage Electric Propulsion Electronics for Orbit Raising Application
Nicoletta WAGNER, Airbus Defence & Space

11:50 An Innovative PPU design for 500W-class thrusters
Richard GRANJON, Sagem

Session 21►Development tools

Chair/secretary: N. ARCIS / A BULIT

13:10 Modeling tools for optimizing design and performance of thrusters
Julia DURAS, University of Greifswald

13:30 Validated dynamic life time modelling and related material investigations
Christoph EICHHORN, IOM Leipzig

13:50 Plume effects Simulation Tool
Christophe KOPPEL, Kopoos Consulting Ind.

14:10 Official Launch of the ESA European Electric Propulsion Database
Alexander REISSNER, FOTEC Forschungs- und Technologietransfer GmbH

14:30 HALLMA and EP2PLUS advanced hybrid codes for Hall thrusters, plasma plumes, and SC interaction
Mario MERINO, Equipo de Propulsión Espacial y Plasmas (EP2), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

14:50 2D DIMAGNO and HELWAVE2 simulators for Magnetic Nozzles and Helicon Antenna Sources
Mario MERINO, Equipo de Propulsión Espacial y Plasmas (EP2), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

15:10 – 15:50 Steps towards a fully kinetic simulation of a HEMP-thruster solving the “anomalous electron transport” problem.with a mathematical approach
Günter KORNFELD, Kornfeld Plasma & Microwave Consulting