Mechanical Design

Our mechanical design capability spans test rigs and ground support equipment, wind tunnel test fixtures, parachute drop test vehicles and mechanisms for parachute and airbag systems.

We use Solid Edge 3D CAD and FE analysis software to realise and stress our designs.

Mechanical Design Case Studies

ESA – Huygens Descent Control Sub-System (DCSS)        

ESA – Mercury Landing Technologies

SSTL / ESA – Earth Re-entry Vehicle Demonstrator Pre-Phase A

SSTL / ESA – Venus Entry Probe

 

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