Space system engineering

Mission analysis and orbit simulation (STK, GMAT)

  • Orbit design and analysis, formation configuration, constellations and other space missions
  • Trajectory analysis and optimization, chemical and electric propulsion
  • Launch window analysis
  • Coverage analysis for Earth observation satellites and payloads
  • Visibility analysis for all types of satellites and ground stations nets
  • Communications link performance analysis, including optical links and inter-satellite links
  • On-board instrument orientation analysis

Requirements engineering

  • Specification writing, interpretation and understanding
  • Compliance and verification tracking
  • Definition of specifications for subcontractors
  • Subcontractor Management on technical level

Fracture Control engineering

  • Fracture Control Plans
  • Potential Fracture Crtitical Items (PFCIL)
  • Selection of most suitable verification methods
  • Relevant fatigue and crack growth analyses (ESAFATIG, ESACRACK, NASGRO)

Reliability engineering

  • Development of methods for Reliability Assessments and Analyses
  • Structural Reliability Analyses

Interface to Launch Service Operators

  • Modeling, customer support and interpretation of Coupled Loads Analyses (CLA)
  • Assurance of Launcher Compatibility
Project heritage: Multiple space programs
ISO/IEC 17025
ISO 9001
Keywords: system engineering, mission analysis, orbit simulation, requirements, fracture control, reliability, CLA, STK, GMAT