*** SLA on tour: ECSSMET, ESTEC Noordwijk, NL ***
The European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing (ECSSMET) took place from May 28th to June 1stat ESA-ESTEC in Noordwijk this year.
The aim of this conference is to promote and facilitate discussion and exchange of experience and information among members of the various mechanical engineering disciplines and environmental testing community concerned with spacecraft development, assembly, integration and verification. The conference sessions were devoted to mechanical architecture, design and engineering, structures, materials, structural dynamics, in-flight experiments and flight data, environmental testing and test prediction.
The projects iBOSS and multiSat were presented to the audience during the technical sessions:
- Mechanical Testing and Analysis of Hybrid Bonded Joints and Load Introduction Elements (P. Richert),
- Development and Design of Multifunctional Composite Structures for Satellite Applications (S. Perfetto (Fraunhofer LBF), Martin Schubert (SLA))