Qualifying Tests of the Windward Assembly of the IXV

  • Montalvão, Diogo (CoI)
  • Ribeiro, A. M. R. (PI)

Project: Consultancy

Project Details


“Ensaios de Qualificação de Componentes do Sistema de Protecção Térmica do IXV (Qualifying Tests of the Windward Assembly of the IXV)”, ISQ for SPS (Snecma Propulsion Solide, SAFRAN group) in a project leaded by TAS-I (Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A.). IXV program is an ESA program, which aim is to study the atmospheric re-entry with the “Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV)”. SPS is responsible for the windward assembly and the Nose assembly. ISQ is going to deliver the first phase of the test campaign (phase C2) dealing with the elementary characterization of the various parts. Through IDMEC/IST.
Effective start/end date1/01/111/01/12


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