Surrey Wins Two Key Engine Contracts SpaceDaily

SSTL has won a contract with QinetiQ and ESA’s Aurora programme to research in-situ resource utilisation methods for future Mars exploration. The work will take place over the next six months and cover the system level design of an In-situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) chemical factory for the production of, for example, rocket propellant and life support consumables in future robotic and manned Mars missions.