Notice

Announcement of Opportunity: General Support Technology Programme (GSTP) SABRE Development Call for Proposals

The UK Space Agency invites proposals through the development of a roadmap for the next phase of the SABRE development including flight-testing the engine and assessing SABRE’s position in future space transportation.

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Announcement of Opportunity: SABRE development de-risk call 2019

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Pre-proposal Template: SABRE development de-risk call 2019

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Annex A: SABRE development de-risk call 2019

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FAQs: SABRE development de-risk call 2019

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The purpose of this GSTP Call is to to develop a roadmap for the next phase in the SABRE development, which is focused on flight-testing the core SABRE air-breathing engine, and secondly to assess the potential competitive positioning of future SABRE- powered applications in the future space transportation segment.

This is a fully funded call with a total value of €200k, which will be supported by the European Space Agency. Proposals are being sought from consortia, which are likely to comprise of an established airframe manufacturer, with experience of high-speed flight, in addition to a company which has access to market intelligence resources in the field of satellite applications and space transportation.

Published 14 August 2019