We are glad to announce that we have had a first successful coupling test between a Bradford Flow Management System (FMS), a Safran ion thruster and a Sitael cathode! This thruster has been developed in the framework of CHEOPS project. With this coupling test the feasibility of the Electric Propulsion System for LEO applications has […]
Idris Habbassi (SAFRAN Aircraft Engines), CHEOPS Coordinator, presented the current developments of the project at EPIC Workshop 2019 on 21st October at ESA/ESTEC. Almost all the CHEOPS project partners attended the EPIC Workshop 2019 and presented their specific developments. All the presented presentations will be made available on CHEOPS as well as on EPIC website. […]
The EPIC Workshop 2019 will be held on 21-23 October 2019 in ESA/ESTEC (The Netherlands) at Newton meeting room and will be organised by ESA and EPIC. SCOPE OF THE WORKSHOP Present the Horizon 2020 Electric Propulsion SRC activities to the EP community and stakeholders and to collect and assess the latest EP technology developments […]
The EPIC Workshop 2018 will be held in London on 15-17 October 2018 in collaboration with UK Space Agency (UKSA). To learn more and to participate visit the dedicated webpage: http://epic-src.eu/workshop2018 THE VENUE Westminster Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street London SW1H 0ET (http://www.1victoriastreet.co.uk/home.vc). THE REGISTRATION Registration is now OPEN and, as always, is free. To register, […]
CHEOPS Consortium has passed the System Requirements Review (SRR) on the dual mode Electric Propulsion System (WP3). The SRR took place in Charleroi (Belgium) at TAS-Belgium premises on 10th of April 2018. The review was separated in 3 parts. Market analysis and open discussion on topics raised by the pre-SRR teleconference with Large […]
Last 14th September 2017 CHEOPS Partners participated in the HET System for LEO (WP4) System Requirements Review (SRR) meeting in Brussels at Research Executive Agency (REA) facility. The meeting was very constructive despite SRR was not passed.
The EPIC PSA is organising the EPIC Lecture Series 2017 on Space Electric Propulsion to be held in Madrid at CDTI premises on 26 October 2017 following the EPIC Workshop 2017. The EPIC Lecture Series is a recurrent educational activity of the EPIC PSA under the Electric Propulsion SRC Horizon 2020. The online registration is open on the EPIC […]
EPIC PSA is organising the EPIC Workshop 2017 on the EPIC and Space Electric Propulsion SRC H2020 activities on 24-25 October 2017 in Madrid at CDTI premises. The online registration is open on the EPIC webpage at the following link: http://epic-src.eu/workshop2017/, were all details, preliminary programme and practical information about this event could be found. The […]
CHEOPS (Consortium for Hall Effect in Orbit Propulsion System) project had its kick off meeting on 24th November 2016 at Safran Aircraft Engines venue in Vernon (France). CHEOPS proposes to develop three different Hall Effect Thrusters (HET) electric propulsion systems (EPS): a dual mode EPS for GEO applications, a low power for LEO applications and […]
The AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition (Propulsion and Energy 2017) will be held in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) from 10 to 12 July, 2017. CHEOPS project has submitted an abstract to this forum in order to present the project, its objectives and technology developments. More information available at https://www.aiaa.org/.