COMRADE – Control Management of Robotics Active Debris Removal

The project addresses the definition, design coding, verification and validation of the mission vehicle management (MVM) software for the Active Debris Removal (ADR) mission. The activity comprises the control and management of the spacecraft in combination with the control and management of a robot arm used to grasp, stabilise and hold the target with the aim perform the controlled de-orbit The focus is in the increase of the compliance to the mission operational and technological constraints and the achievement of high levels of Reliability, Availability and Safety of the control software.