What’s EROSS:

EROSS (European Robotic Orbital Support Services) objective is to demonstrate the European solutions for the Servicers and the Serviced LEO/GEO satellites, enabling a large range of efficient and safe orbital support services. The project will assess and demonstrate the capability of the on-orbit servicing spacecraft (chaser) to perform rendezvous, capturing, grasping, berthing and manipulating of a collaborative client satellite provisioned for servicing operations including refuelling and payload transfer/replacement. EROSS embeds key European Technologies by leveraging on actuators, sensors, software frameworks and algorithms developed in previous European Projects. EROSS boosts the maturity of these key building blocks and increases their functionalities and performance in a coherent work programme targeting fast and practical deployment of the developed solutions in space. The consortium went into great details in the EROSS concept and the technical operational plan to manage perfectly the risks and complexity of development of such a large system. EROSS goes beyond SPACE-12- TEC-2018 expectation, enabling extended markets by proposing additional features to cover more complex space robotics operations like orbital servicing of non-collaborative and non-equipped satellites

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SIROM Demonstration Test

Watch a video and some photos of the demonstration test performed by SENER at the end of 2020 with the five SIROM units for EROSS and UR10 robot.

here: Video and photos


SIROM OG5 Airbus Test


here: you can find the movie

71th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020

Presentation of Vincent Dubanchet see here: presentation


OG1-4 integration workshop at SINTEF – Trondheim

The workshop took place in Trondheim, Norway on 20th of June 2019.

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The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation  Programme under Grant Agreement No 821904