ESA Final Presentation Days – PLDRO Project

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On 18.02.2016 in ESTEC SpeceForest summarized the results of work on low noise frequency generator project for European Space Agenc

The main objective of the “Development of key technologies for frequency generators project” was to develop highly stable frequency generator.
The generator can be used in upcoming ESA Space missions like JUICE 2022 and PLATO 2024.

From left: Przemysław Kant – PLDRO main engineer SpaceForest, Robert Magiera – President of SpaceForest, Jerzy Michalski – R&D Director SpceForest, Enrico Lia-ESA
From left: Przemysław Kant – PLDRO main engineer SpaceForest, Robert Magiera – President of SpaceForest, Jerzy Michalski – R&D Director SpceForest, Enrico Lia-ESA

Results of team work was presented in Noordwijk, ESA technical projects center (ESTEC). Speakers: SpaceForests R&D department director and main engineer of PLDRO project.

Conclusions are as follows:

  • developed by the SpaceForests R&D department highly stable generators meet project requirements,
  • level of project’s progress provide a basis for further development,
  • generators could reach the TRL 6 and TRL 7, or even higher, levels before production of subsystems for mission JUICE and PLATO will start

The audience applauded presented work world! results.

SpaceForest was the only polish company invited to ESA Final Presentation Days – Payload Technologies and Products. In that way ESA awarded our company , which has successfully and according to plan implemented a project in the framework of PIIS 2014.

For more information about PLDRO click here…

Shortcuts:
ESA – European Space Agency

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ESTEC – European Space Research and Technology Centre – localized in Noordwijk, Holland, technical centre where most ESA projects are born and Application where they are guided through cheap jerseys the various phases of development

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PLDRO – Phase Locked Loop (PLL) and Dielectric Resonator Oscillator (DRO), the working title of “Development of key technologies for frequency generators” project. This project SpaceForest realize in close cooperation with RUAG Space AB, Sweden

JUICE –  JUpiter ICy moons Explorer – Planned for launch in 2022 Jupiter cheap mlb jerseys research mission, during three years satellite wil make detailed observation of this gaseous giant and its three largest moons

PLATO –   PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars –planned to launch in 2024. Its objective is to find and study a large number of extrasolar planetary wholesale jerseys systems

TRL – Technology Readiness Level – a method of estimating technology maturity

PIIS- Polish Industry Incentive Scheme – program that offers special support for polish companies. It helps companies to accommodate to ESAs projects realization. On September 2014, ESAs Tender Eavaluation Board approved 28 of 70 space tech projects. One of them dropout was “Development of key technologies for generators – SpaceForest Ltd” – PLDRO.

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