a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, announced today that award-winning rocket pioneer Tim Pickens has been hired by the company as Chief Propulsion Engineer, responsible for overall propulsion architectures used in Earth departure stages, lunar breaking stages and lander propulsion systems.
What does EDS stand for?
EDS stands for Earth Departure Stage
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- Educational Dialogue Research Unit (UK)
- England Deaf Rugby Union (UK)
- Enhanced Digital Radio Unit
- Evaluation Development and Review Unit (Tavistock Institute; UK)
- Event Data Retrieval Unit
- Enfants du Rhône de Valence (French: Children of the Rhone from Valence; Valence, France)
- Wershofen/Eifel (airport code; Germany)
- Early Detection System
- Early Drop by Span
- Earth Data System
- Easy Dispersible Silica
- Échelle de Sédation (French: Sedation Scale; health)
- Éclaireurs du Sénégal (French)
- École Départementale de Spéléologie (French: Caving School Department)
- École des Sports de Garches (French: Garches Sports School; Garches, France)
- Economic Development Solutions (various organizations)
- Economic Development Strategy (various locations)
- Economics and Decision Sciences
- Edinburgh Depression Scale
- Edit and Decommutation System
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NASA has chosen the company's J-2X propulsion system to power the upper stage of the Aries 1 rocket and the Earth Departure Stage engine for the Aries V rocket.
The engine will power the upper stage of the Ares I rocket and the Earth departure stage of the Ares V heavy cargo launch vehicle.
John Vilja will be the program manager for the PWR J-2X, the liquid rocket engine chosen to power the Earth departure stage of NASA's Ares I crew launch vehicle.
Every aspect of the Exploration System Mission - including the CEV launch vehicle, a lunar surface access module, Earth Departure Stage, Ground support system, in-space support system, destination surface systems and other systems components - will be impacted by the Qualtech A&O toolkit.
NASA based its decision on the J-2's performance history as part of the Apollo program, and the fact that the agency could utilize an engine in this thrust class for both the CLV upper stage job and, in the future, to power the Earth Departure Stage (EDS) for lunar missions that will be lofted on the planned Cargo Launch Vehicle (CaLV).
While focused on descent propulsion for the Lunar Surface Access Module, the CECE program will demonstrate technologies for other applications such as the Earth Departure Stage and in-space transfer systems.