Evaluation of the feasibility of an Active Debris Removal mission;
Definition of a business model for the implementation of the ADR mission;
Definition of a business plan for future ADR missions and technology roadmaps for the removal of large debris from space.
In view of an autonomous access to space, a Versatile Autonomous concept (VAC) based on the ATV know-how has been considered. Aviospace has been involved in VAC phase A/B1 for design activities on Capture mechanisms and operations, and Sensors & GNC for proximity operations.