11, July 2016

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8706
Open Date: 08/07/2016
Closing Date: 30/09/2016 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 16.127.02
Prog. Ref.: TRP
Budget Ref.: E/0901-01 – TRP
Tender Type: C
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Thermal Control / Heat storage and rejection / Radiators
Technology Domains: Thermal / Heat Storage and Rejection / Radiators
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Technical & Quality Management
Department: Mechanical Engineering Department
Division: Thermal Division
Contract Officer: Magne-Lie, Karine
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 08/07/2016
Update Reason: Tender issue

The objective of this activity is to develop a radiator breadboard equipped with variable emissivity tiles. The thermochromic and electrochromic technologies will be investigated, traded-off, and a down selection made. The most promising technology shall be integrated on a radiator breadboard, and tested in a vacuum chamber. The stability of the coated tiles and of the breadboard under representative Utra Violet and radiation for GEO missions shall be evaluated.

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