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PIAP Space Sp. z o.o.

Sławomir Kijewski
specjalista ds. wsparcia projektu
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PIAP Space is a spin-off company for space industry activities, set up by PIAP Institute. The company specializes in: robotics, automatics and mechanics. PIAP Space develops and offers technologies and products in areas like: Robotics Arms and End-Effectors for on Orbit Satellite Servicing. The company offers engineering services in the area of design and manufacturing of MGSEs, support structures and mechanisms for satellites.

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  • Comrade - Control and Management of Robotics Active Debris Removal. A joint project with Airbus, GMV and DLR based on the development of software to control the robotic arm for servicing satellites. PIAP Space supplies a HIL type gripper and a gripper contact model during an interception maneuver.
  • RaCER - Rover Speed Characterization for Lunar Exploration The project is to test the impact of delays in robot teleoperation for lunar missions. As the reference mission, the Heracles study was adopted, which defines the most likely scenario of the moon mission seeking water. The mission would take place in 2027 or 2028. The project uses one of the PIAP robots as a test vehicle.
  • Biomass Adaptor PIAP Space designs and manufactures a set of three adapters for testing and integration of the ESA Biomass satellite. Two adapters are designed for thermal testing and satellite integration, and the third for vibration testing. The delivery is planned in the first quarter of 2019.
  • Biomass MPT - Spacecraft Container and Multi-Purpose Trolley (MPT). PIAP Space together with the Italian company Elital designs and manufactures two MGSE for ESA Biomass satellite. The first is the container for transporting the satellite from the integration hall to the starting place, the other is the MPT device for satellite integration. Delivery is scheduled for II quarter 2019.
  • Preparatory activities for short term projects in MGSE related projects The project within PIIS consists in designing the MGSE device for testing of robotic elements in a vacuum chamber. The auxiliary goal of the project is to create a network of subcontractors and subcontractors in Poland that can support PIAP Space activities. The delivery is scheduled for IV quarter 2018.
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