Wilfried Rode, Rolf Klintworth, Klaus Peter Ludwig, Michael Oberle: System for long-term remote medical monitoring. Astrium, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, November 13, 2001: US06315719 (216 worldwide citation)

A system for long-term remote medical monitoring is especially suitable for the medical supervision of astronauts onboard a space station. The system includes at least one autonomous sensor unit (SU) with a sensor (

Mark Anthony Kunes: Waveguide comprised of various flexible inner dielectric regions. Astrium, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, March 5, 2013: US08390402 (144 worldwide citation)

A waveguide is provided that includes an elongate dielectric inner region, and an electrically conducting outer region spaced apart from the dielectric inner region. The dielectric inner region may be arranged to be flexible, and in some examples may be formed from powdered dielectric contained in a ...

Gomez Etienne: Process and system for video on demand. Astrium Sas, December 19, 2001: EP1164796-A1 (62 worldwide citation)

For providing video-on-demand (VOD) a set comprising a plurality of N video programs at staggered time intervals is repeatedly transmitting from a VOD server to a network for access by a view box of an user; responsive to a request for access to a selected program by the user, there is selection of ...

Rainer Müller: Solar cell comprising a bypass diode. Astrium, Ladas & Parry, September 17, 2002: US06452086 (39 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a production method for a solar cell and to the solar cell itself which comprises an integrated bypass diode on the side facing away from the incidence of light and which can be produced in a simple manner by diffusion. A one-piece electric conductor serves to connect two su ...

Frank Steinsiek, Hansjuergen Guenther, Bernd Bischof: Arrangement for recovering spacecraft. Astrium, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, February 25, 2003: US06523784 (21 worldwide citation)

A recovery craft with a coupling arrangement captures, engages, and transports a defective or expended non-maneuverable spacecraft. The coupling arrangement includes a coupling mast (e.g. a telescoping pipe), a releasable rigid mount that secures one end of the coupling mast to the recovery craft, a ...

Konstantin Pichkhadze, Igor Zaytsev, Stephan Walter: Inflatable flying body for the rescue descent of a person. Astrium, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, August 19, 2003: US06607166 (17 worldwide citation)

A person can safely descend from a burning high-rise building or the like using an inflatable flying body that has a hollow conical form in an inflated deployed condition, but is deflated and folded into a backpack form in a stowed condition. The flying body includes an upper stabilizing ring, a low ...

Wolfgang Fischer, Walter Vogel, Joerg Bolz, Wolff Dieter Ebeling, Ulrich Rieck: Thermal protection system especially for space vehicles. Astrium, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, December 24, 2002: US06497390 (17 worldwide citation)

A thermal protection system suitable as a heat shield for a space vehicle includes a flexible insulation mat that is adhesively bonded onto the outer skin of the space vehicle, a cover layer made of at least one ply of a ceramic fiber composite material secured onto the insulation mat, and a coating ...

Joachim Kretschmer: Device for supplying fuel for a rocket propulsion unit and heat exchanger to be used in said device. Astrium, Crowell & Moring, March 25, 2003: US06536208 (16 worldwide citation)

Device for supplying fuel for a rocket propulsion unit has a first and at least a second fuel circuit for respective different fuels. Each fuel is brought to an increased energy level by a pump and is supplied for combustion by way of injection elements. The first fuel is heated in cooling channels ...

Kristen Lagadec, Ange Defendini, Julien Morand: Method and device for controlling satellite attitude and steering using a gyrodyne cluster. EADS Astrium SAS, Stites & Harbison PLLC, Ross F Hunt Jr, January 30, 2007: US07171290 (15 worldwide citation)

In order to control the attitude of a satellite having at least four gyroscopic actuators with respective spinners mounted on gimbals steerable about axes parallel to one or the other of only two different directions that are fixed relative to the satellite, the attitude of the satellite is measured ...

Braubach Harald: Transceiver system of an active antenna. Astrium, August 21, 2002: EP1233527-A1 (14 worldwide citation)

The transmission/reception system has a number of transmission/reception modules (1) each having a transmission channel (3) and a reception channel (2). Each transmission/reception module has at least one local oscillator (17), using a common central reference frequency of between 5 and 500 MHz, whi ...