ESA Intended Invitation To Tender

18.123.10


Title: INVESTIGATION ON THE KEY ISSUES FOR THE REALISATION OF AN AEROSPIKE ROCKET ENGINE - EXPRO PLUS
Program ref.: Technology Developme
Tender Type: C
Tender Status: INTENDED
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Budget Ref.: E/0901-01 - Technology Developme
Proc. Prop.: NO
Special Prov.: BE+DK+FR+DE+IT+NL+ES+SE+CH+GB+IE+AT+NO+FI+PT+GR+LU+CZ+RO+PL+EE+HU
Establishment: ESTEC
Responsible: Ford, Mark
Products: Launchers / Propulsion / Solid propulsion motors - BB / Nozzles
Techology Domains: Propulsion / Chemical Propulsion Technologies / Liquid Propulsion Systems
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A - Not apply
Publication Date: 03-DEC-18

Conceptual design and realization of an aerospike engine, by means of inter-disciplinary computational tools (virtual design) and additive layer manufacturing process (3D printer) using ceramic composite materials, to remove the classical drawback of this type ofengine and demonstrate its economic feasibility.