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Designing Europe’s First Reusable Space Capsule

The Exploration Company Simulates Through Space’s Challenges

Affordably Ship Cargo to and from Space

See how The Exploration Company, an Ansys Startup Program member, is using simulation to help create a reusable space capsule to deliver cargo to and from space in a more sustainable, affordable, and accessible way. To do so requires a lightweight capsule that can withstand combustion temperatures of 3000 degrees C and safely navigate repeated re-entries.

“All of these things are very complex to model and not all of the software can do it and can do it well. Ansys does all of this in just one software that is easy to use and that is also very accurate, which is exactly what we are looking for.”

Tomas Cruz, Propulsion Engineer, The Exploration Company

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