Team Leader

Celeste Pereira

HPS-PT was founded in 2007 and is a joint-venture of the German company HPS-D and the research and development-oriented Portuguese institute INEGI (“Instituto de Engenharia Mecânica e Gestão Industrial”). HPS-PT concentrates on the areas of “Carbon & Lightweight Structures”, “Thermal Control Equipment” and “New Materials” with a high variety of products. Currently, the main product and service areas are the following:

  • Multilayer Insulation (MLI) for spacecrafts and scientific instruments
  • Development, machining and sensor integration of ablators for re-entry vehicles
  • Composite and metallic parts for satellite subsystems or antenna feeds
  • Deployable structures like a long deployable mast
  • Mechanical ground support equipment (MGSE)
  • Assembly of small structure subsystems
  • Composite material development and research
  • Structural and thermal analysis and CAD services