Spacecraft Thrusters

Moog provides a wide range of chemical thrusters for several spacecraft applications, from attitude control systems (ACS) to orbit insertion to descent systems. Moog thrusters have been on spacecraft platforms for over four decades and the baseline for many current and future platforms.

Monopropellant Thrusters

The MONARC line of monopropellant thrusters provide a simple and reliable propulsion solution and are particularly suited for ACS applications. Higher thrust engines can be used for main (delta V) engine applications or flight vehicle attitude control. These engines can be used in a monopropellant or dual mode system. Engines range from a nominal 0.2 lbf (1 N) to 100 lbf (445 N) and over 3000 have been delivered.

Missions: Galileo (ENSS), ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2), BepiColombo, MMS, Worldview, Landsat 8 (LDCM), GOES-R/S, LCROSS

Bipropellant Thrusters

Moog Columbium (C-103) 5 lbf (22N) bipropellant ACS thrusters have been the industry standard for over 30 years with more than 2000 delivered. The DST Platinum/Rhodium (Pt/Rh) 5 lbf (22N) bipropellant ACS thrusters offer industry leading performance in both steady state and pulse mode for both MMH and Hydrazine applications. Over 300 of these engines have been delivered. Moog engines are relied upon across the world for commercial, civil, and military applications.

Missions: 702HP Platform (including WGS and TDRS), 702MP Platform (including Intelsat), BepiColombo, GOES-R/S, LS1300 platform, DS2000 platform, Wild Geese & Tenacious