Thales Alenia Space – Retaining System For Cargo Module Cygnus

About This Project

Development, design and production of all the retaining systems for PCM cargo module Cygnus. Cygnus is a Pressurized Cargo Module produced by Thales Alenia Space for Orbital ATK, the company who got the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS1) for the International Space Station (ISS) from NASA.

The systems has been built with lightweight zylon webbing and titanium hardware, engineered with adjusters already in use for Formula 1 racing cars. The results has been a total mass saving of 84 kg.


Retaining System For Cargo Module Cygnus

Engineering, Products