Studies/Reviews

The following is a list of studies/reviews carried out by the CDF.

Year Title Customer
2013 SAOCOM CS Companion SAR in Formation with Argentian SAR EOP/GSP
FMRD - Flown Mission ReDesign - CDF Calibration Study TEC/GSP
D4D - Design for Demise ( MiCRA for Clean Space) CSI/GSP
METOP - Assessment Study for METOP SG Deorbit Options EOP/GSP
CoBRA - Contactless Earth-Bound Modification using Chemical Propulsion - Winner of ESA SySNova Competition GSP
SPADES - Solid Propellant Autonomous Deorbit System CSI/GSP
2012 CHEOPS - Characterising Exoplanet Satellite (Cosmic Vision small class mission) SRE/GSP
e.Deorbit - Assessment of feasability for controlled deorbit of Envisat Clean Space/GSP
e.SAT - Electric Propulsion for Telecomm Satellites TIA
AGILE 2 - Extended Advanced Galileo Injection Using Electric Propulsion NAV-EF
MMSR A5 - Moons of Mars Sample Return Using Ariane 5 SRE-PA/GSP
KuaFu - Space Weather, 2 small satellites SRE-FP/GSP
OPS SAT - In-Orbit Demonstrator CubeSat HSO-OPS/GSP
Envisat DA - Envisat Deorbit Analysis DG/GSP
AIM - Asteroid Impact Mission PPG-PF/GSP
ILS - Interplanetary Life Support MiCRA DG-PF/GSP
ADI - Asteroid Deflection by Ions Siroco MiCRA DG-PF/GSP
DDI - Ion Beam Shepherd MiCRA DG-PF/GSP
Exploration Scenarios Final Roadmap Review HSF-EA/GSP
2011 IXV EVO - Assessment of Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle Evolution LAU-SNX
MMSR - Moons of Mars Sample Return SRE-PA/GSP
MNSM - Mars Network Science Mission SRE-PA/GSP
Marco Polo R - Sample Return from NEA SRE-PA/GSP
ICPA Phase 2 - ISR Capability Pack Assessment Study ESA/EDA/GSP
LOFT - Large Observatory for X-Ray Timing SRE-PA/GSP
VAC - Post ATV Derivative Concept D/HSO/DG/GSP
AGILE - Alternative Trajectories for Galileo NAV-EF
EU LISA - Europe only version of LISA mission LISA Project/GSP
ECHO - ExoPlanet Observatory SRE-PA/GSP
COMPSAR - Passive Companion for Sentinel 1 EOP-SF/GSP
STE QUEST - Space Time Explorer and Quantum Equivalence Test SRE-PA/GSP
Exploration Scenarios Comparative Review HSF-EA/GSP
ICPA Phase 1 - ISR Capability Pack Assessment Study ESA/EDA/GSP
NEMS - Manned Mission to Near Earth Asteroid GSP
Envisat DO - Deorbit Mission EOP-PEL/GSP
PHOEBUS - High Speed Reentry Demonstrator TEC-MPA/GSP
2010 COMPLEX - Technology, Exploration, Demonstration DG-P/GSP
MREP ASR - Mars Atmosphere Sample Return DSRE/GSP
STE - Space Time Explorer DSRE/GSP
RAiDS - Radiation Assessment in Deep Space DG-P/GSP
PEP - Venus Planetary Entry Probes DSRE/GSP
PEP - Saturn Planetary Entry Probes DSRE/GSP
PEP - Uranus Planetary Entry Probes DSRE/GSP
PEP - Neptune Planetary Entry Probes DSRE/GSP
NGL SYS - Next Generation Launcher System DLAU
R2D3 - Rendezvous and Refuelling Demonstrator DG-P/GSP
LUMETTO - Lunar Mapping and Exploration Technology DG-P/GSP
NGL IA - Next Generation Launcher Innovative Avionics DLAU
PLATO DE - Design Evolution DSRE/GSP
Exoplanets DSRE/GSP
Alpha A - Building Block European Launcher DLAU
GIANUS II (SoS) DG-P/GSP
ADS-B - Automatic Dependant Surveillance Broadcast DTIA
2009 Nanosat DTEC/GSP
IXO Telescope DSRE/GSP
Space Situational Awareness(SoS) DG-P/GSP
MarsGEN DSRE/GSP
ECOSAT ESA GSP
MarsREX DSRE/GSP
MiniMEX DTEC/GSP
MarsLEV DSRE/GSP
De-Orbit DTEC/GSP
GIANUS (SoS) DG-P/GSP
Automated Identification System (AIS) DTIA
MoonSAV ESA Human Space Flight/GSP
MoonNext DSR ESA Human Space Flight/GSP
Meteron ESA OPS
2008 Mars Electric Propulsion(MEP) DTEC/GSP
Marco Polo - Near Earth Object ESA Science/GSP
Euclid - Dark Energy Study ESA Science/GSP
AirQualSat - Model (AQS) DTEC/GSP
SPICA/SAFARI Telescope ESA Science/GSP
XEUS - Xray Telescope ESA Science/GSP
LaPlace - Jupiter Moons Study ESA Science/GSP
Tandem - Two Probe Mission to Titan ESA Science/GSP
Space Exploration Architecture ESA Human Spaceflight
Sentinel 5 Precursor EOP/GSP
Slush - Densified Propellant DLAU
Xray Telescope (IXO) ESA Science/GSP
Accurate EOP/GSP
2007 Air Traffic Management Demonstration Payload (ATMDP) Telecom/GSP
System-on-Chip (SoC) DTEC/GSP
Near Earth Object Monitoring(SANCHO) ESA Advanced Concepts Team/GSP
Jupiter Radiation Study (JURA) ESA Science
Cosmic Microwave Polarisation Mapper(CMPM) ESA Science
Comsat for Air Traffic Management (IRIS) TEN-A
Lunar Sample Return (LSR) ESA Human Spaceflight
Mars Technology Demonstrator (MARSNeXT) ESA Human Spaceflight
Near Earth Object Review (DQS) ESA Advanced Concepts Team/GSP
Nuclear Thermal Rocket Propulsion (NUM) LAU-PAD/GSP
Vegetation Gap Filler (VGT) DTEC/GSP
Transiting Exoplanet Survey- PLATO (Cosmic Vision) ESA Science/GSP
Earth Plasma Study - Cross Scale (Cosmic Vision) ESA Science/GSP
Space Exploration Architecture (AES) ESA Human Spaceflight
2006 RAM Electric Propulsion (RAM EP) DTEC/GSP
In Orbit Demonstrator(IOD) DTEC/GSP
European Students Moon Orbiter(ESMO) ESA/GSP
Small Geostationary Telecommunication Satellite(SGEO) ESA/TEC Telecommunications
Don Quijote Mid-Term Review DTEC/GSP
Configuration REvisit Targeting Europa (CRETE) ESA Science
Wireless Technology for Spacecraft(WiFLY) DTEC/GSP
Long Term Cryogenic Propulsion (LTCP) DTEC/GSP
Far Infrared Interferometer(FIRI) ESA Science
Wide Field Interferometer(WFI) ESA Science
Review of Europa Industrial Studies (REIS) ESA Science
Cross-Track Scanner Microwave Radiometer (XMWR) ESA Earth Observation
2005 Lunar Robotic Mission (LES 3) ESA Exploration
Jupiter Entry Probe (JEP) ESA Science
Formation Flying (PROBA 3) DTEC/GSP
Space Alternative Energy Storage Systems (SPAESS) ESA Advanced Concepts Team
VEGA 1 Payload DLAU, DTEC & Education
Near Earth Objects (NEO2) ESA Advanced Concepts Team/GSP
Lunar Cargo Transport System (LES CTS) ESA Exploration
BeagleNet ESA Exploration
Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle (HLLV) ESA Launchers/GSP
2004 Near-Earth Objects Precursor Mission (NEO) ESA Advanced Concepts Team/GSP
Lunar Exploration Study 1 (LES) ESA Exploration
  Atmospheric Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) ESA Human Spaceflight
  Mars DemoLander 2 (MDL) ESA GSP
X-ray Evolving-Universe Spectroscopy 2 (XEUS) ESA Science
  PASTEUR - Industrial Phase A mid term review ESA Aurora
  X-ray Evolving-Universe Spectroscopy 1 (XEUS) ESA Science
Sub mm Wave Instrument (SWI) ESA GSP/Technical Directorate
  Europa Low Resource Radar (ELRR) ESA Science
Mars DemoLander 1 (MDL) ESA GSP
  VEGA evolution with electric propulsion (E-VEGA) ESA Technical Directorate/Launchers/GSP
ExoMars Phase B preparation - Specifications ESA Aurora
  Mars Sample Return (MSR) - Industrial Phase A mid term review ESA Aurora
  Solar Orbiter 2 - Composite option pre-assessment ESA Science
Human Mission Russian review ESA Aurora
  ExoMars - Industrial Phase A mid term review ESA Aurora
  Entry Vehicle Demonstrator (EVD) review ESA Aurora
Human Spaceflight Vision (HSV) - European man-tended Moon base ESA Human Spaceflight
  Socrates - Reusable launcher demonstrator ESA Launchers
  Human Missions to Mars ESA Aurora
2003 KEO review ESA GSP
  International Microgravity Plasma Facility (IMPACT) ESA Human Spaceflight
  AeroCapture Demonstrator Earth and Mars ESA Aurora
  Mars Sample Return ESA Aurora
  Mars Network Science - Probe network on Mars surface ESA Science
  Crew Transportation Vehicle (CTV) - Soyuz design enhacement ESA Human Spaceflight
  Crew Transportation Vehicle (CTV) - Model and validation ESA GSP
  P Band Sounder Instrument design for Antartica (P-Sounder) - First CDF IDA ESA Earth Observation
2002 ISS Droplet Combustion Insert (DCI) - Support to industrial Phase A ESA Human Spaceflight
  Rosita - Telescope accommodation outside Columbus module ESA Human Spaceflight
  EXOMARS 09 DM - Mars Exobiology Descent Module ESA Aurora
  EXOMARS 09 - A second Mars Exobiology mission design ESA Aurora
  BepiColombo All-SEPM Delta Study - Reaching Mercury with electric propulsion ESA Science
  BepiColombo - Review of industrial studies ESA Science
  Mars Exobiology - European mission to search for life on Mars ESA Aurora
  Mars Exobiology - Review of the Babakin Study ESA Aurora
2001 ISS Dusty Plasma Facility - Support to industrial Phase A ESA Human Spaceflight
  Satellite Test of the Equivalence Principle (STEP)- Review of industrial study ESA Science
  EUROPA - Preliminary assessment ESA GSP
  Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) - Review of industrial study ESA Science
  Space Weather - Three elements service monitoring the solar-terrestrial environment ESA GSP/Technical Directorate
  Laser Interferometer Space Antenna - Review of the industrial study ESA Science
  Ocean Earth Watch - Operational mission for ocean and coastal zone monitoring ESA Earth Observation
2000 Hyper Precision Atom Interferometry in Space ESA Science
  STORMS - 3x Constellation for Magnetosphere Storms ESA Science
  MASTER - Mars and Asteroid Mission ESA Science
  Eddington - Stellar Physics and Planet Finder Telescope ESA Science
  World Space Observatory (WSO/UV) ESA Science
  Mercury Surface Element (MeSE) ESA Science
  Meteo Imager Sounder Satellite (MISS) ESA Earth Observation/Eumetsat
1999 Solar Orbiter - Study of the Sun and Inner Heliosphere ESA Science
  Central European Satellite for Advanced Research (CESAR'99) Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)

Last update: 29 April 2014

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