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The Small Payload Quick Return System (SPQR) As A Testbed for Future Planetary Probe Missions June 22, 2012. Marcus S. Murbach (POC) NASA Ames Research Center [ [email protected] ] 650-604-3155 510 290 3158 (cell). Introduction. Projected future upmass capability.

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The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

The Small Payload Quick Return System (SPQR)

As A Testbed for Future Planetary Probe Missions

June 22, 2012

Marcus S. Murbach (POC)

NASA Ames Research Center

[[email protected]]

650-604-3155

510 290 3158 (cell)


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

Introduction

Projected future upmass capability

Projected future downmass capability


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

Hot gas de-orbit system

Corona style re-entry vehicle


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

Drag-assisted techniques

Sample De-orbit with β=1 (Jacchia-Roberts Atmospheric Model)


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

SPQR – Small Payload Quick Return

SPQR concept of operations


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

Cold gas ISS payload return system

Earlier ISS Cold-gas Sample Return Capsule (SRC study)


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

SPQR – Small Payload Quick Return

Sample SPQR Altitude vs. Orbit/Time Plot


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

TDRV – Tube Deployed Re-entry Vehicle

TDRV deployment

TDRV on board camera view

Deployment 134km May 2009


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

The SPQR cannister

Phase Change Thermal Control Unit integrated module (model)


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

Propulsive and Other De-orbit Options

Cygnus Piggy Back concept(courtesy Orbital Sciences Corp.)

Cold gas concept


The small payload quick return system spqr as a testbed for future planetary probe missions

Atromos Mars 2-point Network


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