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Solving Complex Thermal Challenges of Today’s Space Market

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With growing demands for satellite capabilities, cislunar innovation, and lunar surface technologies, thermal management is becoming a hot (and cold) topic in the space industry! Thermal solutions for complex challenges — such as surviving lunar night for rovers, managing the hot and cold side of nuclear power generation, and controlling environment in space habitats — are essential. This 60-minute Webinar will cover technologies being used in current flight environments and technologies being developed for future missions.

Topics include:

  • A high-level overview of technology options for a variety of missions
  • Resources to enable future designs and connections to thought leaders in space thermal management
  • Future-mission technologies including constant-conductance heat pipes (CCHPs), loop heat pipes (LHPs), 3D-printed LHPs, pulsating heat pipes, and high-temperature heat pipes
  • Passive thermal control valves to mitigate challenges of long-duration cold environments
  • Active thermal control systems such as pumped single- and two-phase solutions

An audience Q&A session will follow the technical presentation.

Speakers:

Bryan Muzyka, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Advanced Cooling Technologies

As the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Bryan Muzyka leads Advanced Cooling Technologies’ (ACT) sales and marketing team and is tasked with solving customers’ complex thermal challenges in a wide variety of industries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State University and a master’s degree in engineering and an MBA from Lehigh University. Bryan serves as a board member on the Keystone Space Collaborative, a non-profit organization that is building the space ecosystem in the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia tri-state region.

Tim Hahn, Product Development Engineer, Advanced Cooling Technologies

Tim Hahn is a Product Development Engineer in ACT’s Orbital Systems Group. During his time at ACT, he has led and managed many programs in the space industry with rigorous design and production requirements. These programs include spacecraft thermal analysis, design, and manufacturing of various products for spacecraft thermal control. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Moderator:

Amanda Hosey, Editor, SAE Media Group

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