Propulsion systems for spacecraft are used to accelerate the spacecraft for orbit-insertion, station keeping, or attitude control. Moog provides components and subsystems for chemical, electric and cold gas propulsion and designs, develops and manufactures complete chemical propulsion systems.
Chemical Propulsion Systems
Propulsion systems are used for satellite and missile attitude control applications. Moog engineers specialize in rapid development and have built one-of-a-kind monopropellant and dual mode systems for upper stages and target vehicles. Areas of expertise include thermal and structural system analysis, flow analysis, dynamic testing of propellant loaded systems and system hot fire at altitude.
Missions: Galileo (ENSS), ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2), Landsat 8 (LDCM), Fermi (GLAST), PRISMA, multiple missile defense applications.
Monopropellant Propulsion Module
The Moog additive manufactured small liquid monopropellant blowdown propulsion module is suitable for cubesats and small satellites that require attitude control or delta V maneuvers. This is an all-digital design leveraging Moog additive manufacturing and propulsion equipment design expertise.