Impact Bags

INFLATABLE IMPACT ATTENUATION SYSTEMS (AIRBAGS)

  • ILC Dover’s airbag systems safely return manned and unmanned space systems back to earth and deliver exploration systems to the Moon and Mars.
  • ILC’s vented airbag technology has the capability to land extremely heavy payloads weighing over 20 tons.
  • To accomplish the Mars Pathfinder and Mars Exploration Rover missions ILC designed and manufactured a unique all-encompassing airbag system to safety deliver the Sojourner, Spirit, and Opportunity rovers to the surface of Mars.

https://blogs.nasa.gov/commercialcrew/2016/02/17/starliner-performs-well-in-airbag-testing/

  • FEATURES AND BENEFITS

    • Light weight and compact system
    • Allows vehicles to be reusable
    • Protects astronauts and payloads
  • APPLICATIONS

    • Protecting astronauts returning to Earth
    • Extensible to land or water landings
    • Protects payloads landing on the Moon and Mars

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