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VOLTA rocket motor development starts

21 december 2016

A team consisting of T-minus Engineering from Delft and HDES initiative has been awarded a subsidy from the Province of Zuid Holland to start the development of the VOLTA  rocket engine concept. The VOLTA enige is aimed at the fast growing small satellite market where it can be used to transfer satellites from their initial orbit after a cheap launch with multiple satellites to their operational orbit with aminiaml burden is cost and mass. It can also be used to efficiently de-orbit satellites at the end of their life. In VOLTA the HDES energy storage is used to heat up […]

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HDES initiative website online

14 april 2016

The HDES initiative website is now online and will provide our partners and customers with up to date information on the developments of our initiative, its affiliates and the applications of the energy storage technology.

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