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    • Analytical study of NASA’s Mars mission architecture 

      Cardona Orfila, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      In these days it seems that, in another context, a new space race has began withthe objective of reaching Mars with humans on board for the first time. Exempli-fied by various agencies and private companies’ efforts, such ...
    • Analytical study of Space X mission architecture to reach Mars 

      Macía Fernández, Oscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Space is going through a new evolution, where the objectives are much more ambitious than before thanks to the new technologies. The possibilities that arise from these new achievable projects are grateful, such as creating ...
    • CO2-cushion vehicle for Mars. An alternative locomotion for exploration rovers 

      Arias Montenegro, Francisco Javier (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2018)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In this work, consideration is given to ad hoc cushion vehicles for Mars. On Earth, air cushion vehicles use pressurized atmospheric air by means of powerful blowers that pump the air into a chamber, however, for Mars -at ...
    • Development and simulation of an illumination unit for microalgae cultivation in the context of a life support system of a crewed habitat on Mars 

      Coma Busquets, Aleix (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-02-11)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität Stuttgart
      To ensure the sustainability of future bases and settlements on the surface of Mars, bioregenerative life support systems shall be developed. For this purpose, the Institute of Space Systems (IRS), at the University of ...
    • Estudio de un Rover para misiones a marte 

      Clos Rodríguez, Ariadna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      ¿Quién no ha soñado alguna vez con viajar al espacio exterior? ¿Y con investigar un planeta más allá de las películas que hemos visto? Pues qué mejor que el Planeta Rojo: un planeta terrestre, frío, seco y árido, pero con ...
    • Mining the hydrogen peroxide of Mars for monopropellant rocket fuel 

      Arias Montenegro, Francisco Javier (2019-10-10)
      Research report
      Open Access
      Already since the 1970s, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) has been suggested as a possible oxidizer of the Martian surface, but until only three decades latter it was finally detected. So far, the interest aroused by planetary ...
    • Projecte de construcció d'una base al planeta Mart 

      Mearelli Colom, Gina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Vivim en un món que canvia més de pressa del que arribem a comprendre. En pocs anys, hem aconseguit transformar radicalment la nostra forma de viure, els nostres valors, prioritats, poder i idees, i aquest canvi ha tingut ...
    • Study of entry, descent and landing of a low mass system at Mars 

      Toledo Farrando, Oscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Since the Mariner 4 Martian mission, which was the rst one in succeeding in the red planet, the spatial race to study Mars has experimented a huge growth. One of its challenges is to deal with the thin atmosphere of the ...
    • Study of the sustainability of a Permanent Martian Outpost 

      Navalón Martín, Néstor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-04)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This document contains a sustainability study of a permanent Martian outpost. It involves a preliminary introduction to the exploration of Mars and concepts related to sustainability such as sustainable development, carrying ...