Flight Systems

ICARUS, the new European project to develop an Inflatable Heat Shield

€15 million of EU funding for European consortium to develop inflatable heat shield to recover rocket stages from space and prepare for Mars missions ICARUS consortium led by Deimos includes among others partners such as Germany’s Atmos, the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), and official space research centres from Italy (CIRA) and France (ONERA) Madrid, Spain, 10…

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Elecnor Deimos and Kreios Space sign an agreement to develop the world’s first satellite for Very Low Earth Orbits

Both companies announce a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop and commercialize the world’s first commercial satellite designed to operate indefinitely in Very Low Earth Orbits (VLEO). Kreios Space is a Spanish startup that is developing an innovative electric propulsion system for satellites based on air-breathing electric propulsion (ABEP) technology. This motor, the first fully…

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Elecnor Deimos to Lead the next EU Space Programme’s Cassini Mission

ESA Selects Deimos to Lead Horizon Europe CASSINI IOD-IOV IHE1-1 CubeSat Mission Elecnor Deimos is proud to announce its selection by the European Space Agency (ESA) to lead the Horizon Europe CASSINI IOD-IOV IHE1-1 CubeSat Mission*. CASSINI IHE1-1 Mission is part of the Horizon Europe In-Orbit Demonstration and Validation (IOD-IOV) programme, which aims to advance…

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Aerodynamic Control Applications for Earth Observation Satellites

The DISCOVERER project will enable in-orbit demonstration of aerodynamic control manoeuvres using the aerodynamics test satellite SOAR (Satellite for Orbital Aerodynamics Research). SOAR is a 3U CubeSat that will study the residual atmosphere and associated gas-surface interactions in very low earth orbits (VLEO). SOAR is part of the DISCOVERER project, a H2020 project led by…

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