Modular Thruster and Feeding System for Micro-Satellite

M.C. Louwerse, Henricus V. Jansen, Michael Curt Elwenspoek

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    The miniaturization of space applicable devices by means of micro system technology (MST) is pursued by many research groups. MST devices are often designed as stand alone and require individual packaging which makes them still quite large. Focusing on the integration of several MST components has the advantage of reducing size and mass much more. An integrated and miniaturized feeding and thruster system for micro satellites is presented which consists of a valve, a particle filter, a pressure sensor and a nozzle. The first prototype valve has been fabricated and tested.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationMME 2008, 19th MicroMechanics Europe Workshop
    Place of PublicationMunchen, Germany
    PublisherVDI/VDE IT
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-3-00-025529-8
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Sep 2008
    Event19th MicroMechanics Europe Workshop, MME 2008 - Aachen, Germany
    Duration: 28 Sep 200830 Sep 2008
    Conference number: 19

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    PublisherVDI/VDE IT


    Workshop19th MicroMechanics Europe Workshop, MME 2008
    Abbreviated titleMME


    • EWI-14565
    • METIS-254973
    • IR-65198

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