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titan sample return using in situ propellants: niac phase i study statusStatus of NIAC Phase I study for NIAC Symposium (remote). An overview of the Insitu Titan Sample Return concept. The Compass team developed a concept to return 3 kg of cryogenic samples from the surface of Saturn's moon Titan by gathering ~3000 kg of ice and methane to fuel an inflatable, 3 stage launch vehicle to propel a return vehicle and aeroshell back to earth.

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Document ID
20210021697
Document Type
Presentation
Authors
Steven Oleson
(Glenn Research Center Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Geoffrey Landis
(Glenn Research Center Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Ralph Lorenz
(Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory North Laurel, Maryland, United States)
Date Acquired
September 16, 2021
Subject Category
Spacecraft Propulsion and Power
Meeting Information
2021 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Fall Symposium(Virtual)
Funding Number(s)
WBS: 371544.01.21.01.22.01
CONTRACT_GRANT: 80MSFC20F0146
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.
Technical Review
Single Expert
Keywords
Titan
In situ propellants
inflatable launch vehicle
cryogenic sample

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