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Science & Exploration, Pump

REFUELING PUMP.

For science exploration

Pump concept developed by CNES and CSTM between 1997 and 2012
› Manufacturing of several breadboards
› Ground tests with water and hydrazine

Main
benefits

Transfer hydrazine from tank to accumulator upstream to thrusters.

Key features

Lowest Inlet Pressure
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1.5 bar (lowest pressure before cavitation)

Outlet Pressure
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22 bars (40 bars maximum reached)

Flow Rate
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0.18 l/min

Temperature Working Fluid
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[+20°C; +60°C]

Working Fluid
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Water, Hydrazine (tested at CNES Facilities)

Mass
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2 kg (pump + actuator)

Electrical Power Consumption
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22 W

Life time
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Perform 24 h endurance test with reference tests (4 h) before and after the endurance test

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