Magna Parva have completed an ESA contract to develop a additive manufactured (3D printed) material for a crushable thermal protection system for the Earth re-entry capsule that will hold a 500g Martian soil sample.
The company has started a year long transition to a brand new office and laboratory facility next to the National Space Centre on Leicester’s Pioneer science park. The new facility will be part of a development called DOCK 2 due to be completed at the end of 2016. During the 2016 transition period the headContinue reading “Magna Parva start the move onto Leicester’s Pioneer Science Park”
Prototype demonstrates 3D structures manufacturing for in-Space applications
The Mercury Imaging X-ray Spectrometer (MIXS), with the optics structures designed and supplied by Magna Parva in collaboration with the University of Leicester, have been successfully installed on the BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO).
The technology developed for point of care sepsis diagnostics by Magna Parva and partners is being tested with clinical samples at Cardiff University. Sepsis kills 1400 people every day worldwide and over 500,000 people annually in the western world. It is common and deadly.
The moving and positioning of fuel using sound for use in launchers and spacecraft has been tested successfully potentially creating significant fuel efficiency benefits.
Magna Parva start work on an ESA contract for developing protection materials for Spacecraft