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Solar System Research

, Volume 49, Issue 7, pp 500–508 | Cite as

Conceptual design of “Exomars-2018” Descent Module developed by federal enterprise “Lavochkin Association”

  • V. V. Khartov
  • M. B. Martynov
  • A. V. Lukiyanchikov
  • S. N. Alexashkin
Article

Abstract

Goals and tasks for “ExoMars-2018” mission and share of responsibilities between European partners and p]Russia are presented. The main design requirements for a Descent Module (DM) that define its design concept as well as design specific features are given. The structure of the descent module, thermal control, means for securing systems interaction onboard the spacecraft “ExoMars-2018”, and radio communication with the descent module are examined.

Keywords

descent module design requirements design specific features descent module structure 

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© Pleiades Publishing, Inc. 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Khartov
    • 1
  • M. B. Martynov
    • 1
  • A. V. Lukiyanchikov
    • 1
  • S. N. Alexashkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal Enterprise “Lavochkin Association”Moscow regionKhimki, Russia

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