Papers: Space

YearTitleAuthors
2017Combined Trajectory Simulation and Optimization for Hybrid Rockets using ASTOS and ESPSSChristian SCHMIERER (1)(2), Mario KOBALD (1), Johan STEELANT (3) and Stefan SCHLECHTRIEM (1)(2).
(1) Institute of Space Propulsion, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Lampoldshausen, Germany.
(2) Institute of Space Systems (IRS), University of Stuttgart, Germany.
(3) European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), European Space Agency (ESA), Netherlands.
2016Comparison of Methods and Devices for High Pressure Vessel Passivation
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
B. Zitouni, L. Denies, M. Peukert.
OHB System AG, Germany
2016Progress in Coupled Simulation Propulsion System and Vehicle with ESPSS SATELLITE Library
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
Christophe R. Koppel(1), Francesco Di Matteo(2), Johan Steelant(2), José Moral(3), Javier Vila Vacas(3).
(1) KopooS Consulting Ind., France
(2) ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
(3) Empresarios Agrupados, Spain
2016A Generic Thermodynamic Assessment of Reusable High-Speed Vehicles
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
V. Fernandez Villace, J. Steelant.
ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
2016Multiphase Fluid Hammer With Cryogenic Fluids
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
J.-B. Gouriet (1), A. Huertas-Martinez(1), J.-M. Buchlin (1), M.-R. Vetrano (1) and J. Steelant (2).
(1) von Karman Insitute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium
(2) ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
2016Improving combustion chamber and pipe components of the European Space Propulsion System Simulation(ESPSS) library with AUSM scheme
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
Marco Leonardi(1), Francesco Nasuti(1), Francesco Di Matteo(2), Johan Steelant(2), Jòse Francisco Moral(3), and Javier Vila Vacas(3).
(1) University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
(2) ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
(3) Empresarios Agrupados, Spain
2016Modelling Chug Instabilities by Variable Time Lag Approach
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
Marco Leonardi (1), Francesco Di Matteo (2), Johan Steelant (2), Francesco Nasuti (1), and Marcello Onofri (1).
(1) University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
(2) ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
2016Overview of the Euclid Reaction Control System and Micro Propulsion Feed Assembly
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
R. Delanoë(1), R. Linde(1), M. Pessana(2), M. D’Ambrogio(2).
(1) OHB Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
(2) Thales Alenia Space Italy, Torino, Italy
2016An EcosimPro Model of a Power Processing Unit for a Low Power Hall Effect Thruster
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
A. Sollazzo(1), D. Ricci(2), P. Natale(3), F. Battista(3).
(1) Environmental Acoustics & Pollutant Emissions Lab., Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Italy
(2) Electric Propulsion Facility Lab., Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Italy
(3) Space Propulsion Lab, Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Italy
2016New Component Developments for Electric Propulsion Systems
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
Aurélien Moureaux.
Air Liquide Advanced Technologies, France
2016Solar Orbiter Purge System: Modelling with Ecosim
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
Massimo Marchionni.
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd, United Kingdom
2016Challenges on modelling fluid-dynamic problems of space propulsion systems
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
Jose Longo.
Netherlands ESA, Technical Centre ESTEC
2016Modeling Fluid Transient Phenomena in LRE Feedlines
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
C. Bombardieri, T. Traudt, C. Manfletti.
Institute of Space Propulsion - German Aerospace Center (DLR)
2016Final Test Campaign on Fluidic Mock-Up for EXOMARS EDM Propulsion Design Validation (With Hydrazine)
Space Propulsion 2016 Roma
F. Laverty, G. Lubrano, P. Capus, A. Iffly, P. Garçon.
Thales Alenia Space, Cannes, France
2016ESPSS Model of a Simplified Combined-Cycle Engine for Supersonic Cruise
5th ESPSS Workshop 2016
J. Moral(1), J. Vilá(1), V. Fernández-Villacé(2), F. Di Matteo(2), J. Steelant(2)
(1) Empresarios Agrupados Internacional. S.A., Division of Simulation and Transport Systems, Magallanes 3, 28015 Madrid, Spain.
(2) ESA-ESTEC, Section of Aerothermodynamics and Propulsion Analysis, Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2015Novel dynamical model for an object-oriented space tether simulator
25th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics
F. Rodríguez-Lucas(1)(2), M. Sanjurjo-Rivo(1)(3), and J. Peláez(1)(4)
(1) Space Dynamics Group (SDG-UPM)
(2) Empresarios Agrupados, Madrid, Spain
(3) Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain
(4) Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
2014The thermal and structural paradox for hypersonic cruisers
J. Steelant (1), V. Fernandez-Villace (1), M. Dalenbring (2), G.-S. Wang (2).
(1) ESA-ESTEC, Section of Aerothermodynamics and Propulsion Analysis, Keplerlaan 1, 2200AG Noordwijk, Netherlands
(2) FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Division of Information and Aeronautical Systems, SE-164 90 Stockholm, Sweden
2014Installed performance evaluation of an air
turbo-rocket expander engine

V. Fernández-Villacé (1), G. Paniagua (1), J. Steelant (2).
(1) Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Chaussée de Waterloo 72, Rhode-St-Genèse, Belgium
(2) European Space Agency, Keplerlaan 1, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2014
PEPS, A tool for Power System Simulatiom (ESPC14)
Arturo Fernández, Gianfelice D'Accolti, Brandon Buergler, Borja García.
European Space Agency, Netherlands
2014
Propulsion System Development and Verification Activities for the 2016 ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter
R. Lescouzères(1), M. Wolf(2), B. Wollenhaupt(1), S. Goodburn(1), M. Peukert(1), T. Biehler(2), M. Abele(2), M. Pastorino(3), T. Walloschek(4)
(1) OHB System AG, Germany
(2) Airbus Defence and Space (Astrium GmbH), Germany
(3) Thales Alenia Space, France
(4) ESA, Netherlands
2014
Fluid transient simulation for the ExoMars bi-propellant propulsion subsystem
V. Tregubow, A. Pasquier, B. Wollenhaupt, R. Lescouzères, M. Peukert
OHB-System AG, Bremen, Germany
2014
Live Propellant Transient Test Results Achieved in the ExoMars Test Campaign
A. Pasquier, R. Lescouzères, V. Tregubow, B. Wollenhaupt, M. Peukert.
OHB-System AG, Bremen, Germany
2014
Development of an Attitude Control and Propellant Settling System for the aA5ME Upper Stage
D. Kajon(1), F. Masson(2), T. Wagner(1), D. Welberg(1), T. Büchner da Costa(1), J. Mansouri(3)
(1) Airbus Defence and Space, Germany
(2) CNES, France
(3) ESA, Directorate of Launchers, France
2014
Test campaign on hydraulic mock-up for EXOMARS EDM propulsion design validation
F. Laverty, P. Capus, G. Lubrano, Y. Le-Marchand, A. Iffly, P. Garçon
Thales Alenia Space, Cannes, France
2014
Propulsion subsystem for the EXOMARS entry and descent module (2016 mission demonstrator)
G. Lubrano, P. Capus , D. Lebleu, O. Maillan, P. Garcon
Thales Alenia Space, Cannes, France
2014
Experimental and numerical analysis of water hammer during the filling process of pipelines
Cristiano Bombardieri, Tobias Traudt, Chiara Manfletti.
Engine Transients Group, Institute of Space Propulsion, German Aerospace Center (DLR), 74239 Hardthausen, Germany
2014
Helium Electronic Pressure Regulator breadboard testing and development
R. Delanoë (1), A. Demairé (1), T. Grönland (2), G. Khimeche (3), S. Hyde (4)
(1) OHB Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
(2) Nanospace, Uppsala, Sweden
(3) Airbus Defence and Space, Toulouse, France
(4) European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands
2014
Current Activities for the Development of a LOX/LCH4 Regenerative Thrust Chamber at the Italian Aerospace Research Centre
Vito Salvatore (1), Francesco Battista (1), Piero de Matteis (1), Leonardo De Rose (2)
(1) Italian Aerospace Research Centre (CIRA), Capua (CE), Italy
(2) AVIO S.p.A., Colleferro (RM), Italy
2014
Single-injector LOX/GCH4 combustion chambers manufacturing and experimental characterization in the framework of HYPROB-BREAD project
Francesco Battista, Michele Ferraiuolo, Pasquale Natale, Daniele Cardillo, Ainslie French, Daniele Ricci, Manrico Fragiacomo, Vito Salvatore
CIRA (Italian Aerospace Research Centre), Capua (CE), Italy
2014
Fluidic simulations and tests of space mechanical pressure regulators
Thomas Liénart (1), Kilian Pfaab (1), Jérémy Vidal (2), Stéphane Galéra (2), Christophe Koppel (3)
(1) Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency), Toulouse, 31000, France
(2) ALTRAN Sud-Ouest, Blagnac, 31700, France
(3) KopooS Consulting Ind., Paris, 75008, France
2014
Thrust chamber modelling for the analysis of liquid rocket engine transients
Marco Leonardi (1), Francesco Di Matteo (2), Johan Steelant (2), Francesco Nasuti (1), and Marcello Onofri (1)
(1) University of Rome La Sapienza, Dip. Ingegneria Meccanica e Aerospaziale, Rome, Italy
(2) ESA-ESTEC, Aerothermodynamic and Propulsion Analysis Section, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2014
Pressurization modeling for launcher tanks
A. Dufour
Airbus Defence and Space, Les Mureaux, France
2014
Assessment for Hydrazine detonability during priming system activities
Ferran Valencia-Bel, Francesco Di Matteo, and William van Meerbeeck
European Space Agency – ESTEC, Netherlands
2014
Experimental database with real propellants to study multi-phase fluid hammer phenomena
J. Anthoine (1), J-Y. Lestrade (1), J. Steelant (2)
(1) ONERA - The French Aerospace Lab
(2) ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2014
MPS Constellation: Flight experiences
M. Battistel, PP. Baubias, P. Garcon
Thales Alenia Space, Cannes, France
2014
1-D Simulation of Solid and Hybrid Combustors with EcosimPro/ESPSS
J. Moral(1), F. Rodríguez(1), J. Vilá(1), F. Di Matteo(2), J. Steelant(2)
(1) Empresarios Agrupados Internacional. S.A, Madrid, Spain
(2) Aerothermodynamics and Propulsion Analysis Section (TEC-MPA), ESTEC-ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2013
Development Status of an Open Capillary Pulsed Plasma Thruster with Non-Volatile Liquid Propellant
S. Barral (1), J. Kurzyna (1), E. Remírez (2), R. Martín (2), P. Ortiz (3), J. Alonso (3), S. Bottinelli (4), Y. Mabillard (4), A. Zaldívar (5), P. Rangsten (5), C. R. Koppel (6)
(1) Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, 01497 Warsaw, Poland
(2) JMP Ingenieros, 26371 Sotés (La Rioja), Spain
(3) Najera Aerospace, 26371 Sotés (La Rioja), Spain
(4) Mecartex, 6933 Muzzano, Switzerland
(5) NanoSpace AB, Uppsala Science Park, SE-751 83 Uppsala, Sweden
(6) KopooS Consulting Ind., 75008 Paris, France
2012
Development of a Cold Gas Attitude Control System for a Lander Demonstrator
K. Odic, C. Muñoz-Moya, N. Sauvage
Astrium GmbH Space Transportation, 28199 Bremen, Germany
2012
Satellite Library Ecosimpro for AOCS Effects on Propulsion
Christophe R. Koppel (1), Marco de Rosa (2), José Moral (3), Johan Steelant (2)
(1) KopooS Consulting Ind., Paris, France
(2) European Space Agency ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
(3) Empresarios Agrupados, Madrid, Spain
2012
Effects of a Satellite Mission on the Propulsion Subsystem
Christophe R. Koppel (1), Marco de Rosa (2), José Moral (3), Johan Steelant (2)
(1) KopooS Consulting Ind., Paris, France
(2) European Space Agency ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
(3) Empresarios Agrupados, Madrid, Spain
2012
Engineering validation model for the Exomars bi-propellant propulsion subsystem
S. Pavón, V. Tregubow, M. Peukert, R. Lescouzères
OHB-System AG, Bremen, Germany
2012
OHB System’s Propulsion Achievements - Heritage and Prospects
Markus Peukert
OHB-System AG, Bremen, Germany
2012
Zooming Capabilities of the 1D ESPSS Propulsion Simulation Tool with 3D-CFD
Solvers: Implementation and Validation

Kaname Kawatsu (1), Nobuhiro Yamanishi (1), Francesco Di Matteo (2) and Johan Steelant (2)
(1) Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA JEDI, Japan
(2) ESTEC-ESA, Aerothermodynamics and Propulsion Analysis Section (TEC-MPA), The Netherlands
2012
Transient simulation of the RL-10A-3-3A rocket engine
Francesco Di Matteo (1), Marco De Rosa (2) and Marcello Onofri (1)
(1) Sapienza University of Rome
(2) ESA-ESTEC, Propulsion Engineering, The Netherlands
2012
Study of Electronic Pressure Regulator for Telecommunications Satellite Applications
J. Stanojev(1), N. Pokrupa(1), R. Delanoë(1), A. Demairé(1) and Simon Hyde (2)
(1) OHB Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
(2) European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands
2012
Propulsion System for the European Lunar Lander. Development Status and Breadboarding Activities
Martin Riehle, Thomas Diedrich, David Perigo, Stephan Kraus and Matthias Bühner
EADS Astrium Space Transportation GmbH Germany and ESA-ESTEC The Netherlands
2012
Small GEO Xenon propellant supply assembly pressure regulator panel:
test results and comparison with EcosimPro predictions

Stefano Naclerio, Jesús Soto Salvador, Ernesto Such, Raúl Avezuela, Ramón Pérez Vara
IberEspacio, Madrid, Spain
2012
Adaptation of the ESPSS/EcosimPro platform for the design and analysis of liquid propellant rocket engines
J. Amer (final thesis, 1), J. Moral(2), J.J. Salvá(1)
(1) School of Aerospacial Engineering UPM, Madrid, Spain
(2) Empresarios Agrupados Internacional, Madrid, Spain
2011
Sustained Hypersonic Flight in Europe: First Technology Achievements within LAPCAT II
J. Steelant
European Space Research and Technology Center (ESA-ESTEC), 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2011
Study of an Airbreathing Variable Cycle Engine
Peter Vyvey(1), Walter Bosschaerts(1), Victor Fernandez Villace(2), Guillermo Paniagua(2)
(1) Royal Military School of Belgium
(2) von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
2010
HM7B Simulation with ESPSS Tool on Ariane 5 ESC-A Upper Stage
Armin Isselhorst
Propulsion Systems TE59, EADS Astrium GmbH, Bremen, Germany
2010
VEGA-AVUM-PLS model under EcosimPro Environment: Development and Validation
L. Boccaletto, M. Marchionni
ESA ESTEC, Propulsion Engineering Section
2010
Semi-empirical heat transfer correlations in combustion chambers for transient system modelling
Francesco Di Matteo(1), Marco De Rosa(2), Marcello Onofri(1)
(1)Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
(2)ESA-ESTEC, Propulsion Engineering, Noordwijk, Netherlands
2010
Object oriented steady state analysis and design of liquid rocket engine cycles
Francesco Di Matteo(1), Marco De Rosa(2)
(1)Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
(2)ESA-ESTEC, Propulsion Engineering, Noordwijk, Netherlands
2010
Modelling environmental control and life support systems (ECLSS) and loop heat pipes with EcosimPro
Almudena Rueda, Raúl Avezuela, Pedro Cobas (1) and Ramón Pérez-Vara (2)
(1) Empresarios Agrupados Internacional, Madrid, Spain
(2) IberEspacio, Madrid, Spain
2010
Development of a Propellant Supply Assembly for Small GEO
Stefano Naclerio, Raúl Avezuela, Ramón Perez(1), Alain Demairé, Bjarne Andersson(2), Niccola Kutufa(3)
(1) IberEspacio
(2) Swedish Space Corporation
(3) European Space Agency
2010
Simulation of Ariane 5 SCA System with euces Tool
Armin Isselhorst (1), Gunnar Sieber (2)
(1) Propulsion Systems TE59, EADS Astrium GmbH, Bremen, Germany
(2) Thermal and RCS Engineering TE52, EADS Astrium GmbH, Bremen, Germany
2010
Multiphase Fuid Hammer in Propellant Lines
Lema, M.(1)(2), Porca-Belío, P.(1), Steelant, J.(3), López-Peña, F.(2) and Rambaud, P.(1)
(1) von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium
(2) University of A Coruña, Spain
(3) ESTEC-ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2010
Development testing of a new bipropellant propulsion system for the GMP-T spacecraft
Andrew Devereaux(1), François Cheuret(2)
(1)Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), UK
(2)European Space Agency (ESA-ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2010
Heat Transfer at Wall. Experimental Characterisation in Supersonic Flows with Induced Condensation Phenomena
Luca Boccaletto (1), Matteo Appolloni (2), Rogier Schonenborg (3)
(1) ESA-ESTEC, TEC-MPC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
(2) ESA-ESTEC, TEC-TCE, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
(3) Schonenborg Space Engineering B.V. at ESA-ESTEC, TEC-MPC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2010
An EcosimPro model of Herschel and Planck propulsion systems
A. Iffly, A. Jamin, L. Lecardonnel
Thales Alenia Space, Cannes, France
2010
European Space Propulsion System Simulation (ESPSS) platform
J. Moral, R. Pérez-Vara (Empresarios Agrupados Internacional S.A.)
J. Steelant, M. de Rosa (Aerothermodynamics and Propulsion Analysis Section TEC-MPA, ESTEC-ESA)
2010
Simulation of a Combined Cycle for High Speed Propulsion
Víctor Fernández Villacé and Guillermo Paniagua. Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium
2009
Design Status of the Closed-Loop Air Revitalization System ARES for Accommodation on the ISS
Klaus Bockstahler (1), Helmut Funke (1), Joachim Lucas (1), Johannes Witt (2), Scott Hovland (2)
(1) Astrium GmbH, Dept. TO51, 88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany
(2) European Space Agency
2009
Ballistic Flight Phase Simulation with euces Tool for ESC-A Upper Stage
Armin Isselhorst (1), Kai Bergemann (2)
(1) Functional Propulsion Engineering TE59, EADS Astrium GmbH, Bremen, Germany
(2) Commercial Programs TP431, EADS Astrium GmbH, München, Germany
2009
Master Thesis: "Modelling and Simulation of the Revolutionary Turbine Accelerator"
Jelle Goyvaerts. Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium
2008
euces Software Development
Armin Isselhorst, Nico Rackemann
Thermal and Functional Propulsion Engineering TE52
EADS-SPACE Transportation, Bremen, Germany
2008
Applicability of EcosimPro to simulate a Life Support System
Victor Guirado Viedma
NTE, Spain
2006
euces: european cryogenic engineering software tool
Armin Isselhorst
Thermal and Functional Propulsion Engineering TE52
EADS-SPACE Transportation, Bremen, Germany
2006
Simulation of the Smart-1 Electric Propulsion System with a system simulation software EcosimPro
Jesús Álvarez (Iberespacio), Ramón Pérez-Vara (Iberespacio), and Christophe R. Koppel (Koopos)
2006
An ESA state-of-the-art simulation tool for space applications
Pedro Cobas-Herrero, and Borja García-Gutiérrez, EA Internacional, Madrid, Spain
2006
Mathematical Modeling of Multiple Evaporator-Multiple Condenser Loop Heat Pipes (LHP) Using EcosimPro
Carmen Gregori, Alejandro Torres, Ramón Pérez-Vara (Iberespacio) and Tarik Kaya (Carleton University)
2005
Advances in two phase capillary loop modelling with EcosimPro
Carmen Gregori, Ramón Pérez-Vara (Iberespacio)
2005
Simulation Model of the Air Revitalization System for ISS
Raúl Avezuela Rodríguez (1), Helmut Funke (2), Johannes Witt (3)
(1) IBERESPACIO
(2) EADS SPACE Transportation GmbH
(3) ESA/ESTEC
2005
Loop Heat Pipes (LHP) modeling with Ecosimpro and experimental validation
Carmen Gregori, Alejandro Torres, Ramón Pérez-Vara (Iberespacio) and Tarik Kaya (Carleton University)
2004 MELISSA higher plants compartment modelling using EcosimPro Luis Ordoñez, Christophe Lasseur (ESA), Lauren Poughon (Univ. Blaise Pascal), and Geoffrey Watters (Univ. of Guelph)
2004
Loop Heat Pipes (LHP) transient modeling with Ecosimpro
Carmen Gregori (Iberespacio)
2003 Preliminary static and dynamic analysis of MELISSA components using EcosimPro Luis Ordoñez, and Alexander Rodriguez, ESA-ESTEC, Holland
2003 Plant grow chamber simulation using EcosimPro Luis Ordoñez, ESA-ESTEC, Holland
2003
Overview of European applications of EcosimPro to ECLSS, CELSS and ATCS
R. Perez (EA), O. Pin (ESA), R. Müller (Astrium), and S. Mannu (Alenia)
2003
Preliminary design and simulation of a liquid propellant rocket engine (ES)
Carmen López and Germán García, ETSIA-UPM, Madrid, Spain
2002
Comparing EcosimPro and ESATAN modelling
R. Müller, L. Eicher (Astrium), O. Pin (ESA), and R. Perez (EA)
2002
Application of EcosimPro to Bioregenerative Life Support Components
Alexander Rodríguez and Luís Ordóñez, ESA/ESTEC, Holland
2001
Using EcosimPro for thermal and thermo-hydraulic analysis in European Space Agency (slides)
Olivier Pin, Thermal and Structures Division, ESA/ESTEC, Holland
2001
Simulation of a liquid rocket engine (ES)
Nuria Margarit i Bel and Prof. Manuel Martínez Sánchez, Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
2000 Multidisciplinary simulation using EcosimPro Ramón Pérez-Vara (EA Internacional), Pedro Cobas (EA Internacional), and Olivier Pin (ESA-ESTEC)
2000
Mode transition analysis of the attached pressurized module cabin air loop with EcosimPro
J. A. Romera-Pérez, J. Persson, and J. Witt, ESA, Holland