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Number: 244/171.1
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > With propulsion
Description: Subject matter in which the spacecraft includes attached structure (i.e., propulsion means) for causing movement of the spacecraft as a whole.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
244/171.3 Launch from surface to orbit 57
244/171.2 Steerable mount 14
244/171.5 Without mass expulsion 35


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8528853 In-line staged horizontal takeoff and landing space plane Sep. 10, 2013
8496208 Orbit debris removal and asset protection assembly Jul. 30, 2013
8489258 Propulsive guidance for atmospheric skip entry trajectories Jul. 16, 2013
8448903 Longitude-drift phase plane control with continuous or quasi-continuous maneuvers May. 28, 2013
8403269 Orbit debris removal and asset protection assembly Mar. 26, 2013
8380370 Spacecraft acquisition maneuvers using position-based gyroless control Feb. 19, 2013
8356774 Structure for storing and unfurling a flexible material Jan. 22, 2013
8336826 Propulsion systems and methods utilizing smart propellant Dec. 25, 2012
8317137 Switchable article and device to generate a lateral or transverse Casimir force for propulsion, guidance and maneuvering of a space vehicle Nov. 27, 2012
8226044 Device for reducing aerodynamic drag of a vehicale Jul. 24, 2012
8099186 Satellite navigation using long-term navigation information and autonomous orbit control Jan. 17, 2012
8047472 Ram booster Nov. 1, 2011
7989743 System and method for attitude control of a flight vehicle using pitch-over thrusters and application to an active protection system Aug. 2, 2011
7967255 Autonomous space flight system and planetary lander for executing a discrete landing sequence to remove unknown navigation error, perform hazard avoidance and relocate the lander and method Jun. 28, 2011
7961386 Low orbit missile-shaped satellite for electro-optical earth surveillance and other missions Jun. 14, 2011
7851732 System and method for attitude control of a flight vehicle using pitch-over thrusters Dec. 14, 2010
7815146 Combustible outgassing material lined altitude compensating rocket nozzle Oct. 19, 2010
7784740 Star blanking method, device and assembly therefor Aug. 31, 2010
7762498 Enhanced high-efficiency spacecraft propulsion system Jul. 27, 2010
7740204 Propulsion system Jun. 22, 2010
7665695 Unified attitude control for spacecraft transfer orbit operations Feb. 23, 2010
7641150 Solid propellant-based space propulsion device Jan. 5, 2010
7624950 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Dec. 1, 2009
7611096 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Nov. 3, 2009
7611097 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Nov. 3, 2009
7588213 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Sep. 15, 2009
7578481 Digital programmable driver for solenoid valves and associated method Aug. 25, 2009
7575199 Orbit space transportation and recovery system Aug. 18, 2009
7540145 Unitized hybrid rocket system Jun. 2, 2009
7506498 Pulsed detonation engines for reaction control systems Mar. 24, 2009
7500477 Method and apparatus for moving a mass Mar. 10, 2009
7484692 Integrated abort rocket and orbital propulsion system Feb. 3, 2009
7484690 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Feb. 3, 2009
7461818 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Dec. 9, 2008
7410131 Pulsed detonation engines for reaction control systems Aug. 12, 2008
7354021 Magnet for an ionic drive for space vehicles Apr. 8, 2008
7313362 High altitude airborne craft used as radio relay and method for placing said airborne craft on station Dec. 25, 2007
7306189 System and method for an ambient atmosphere ion thruster Dec. 11, 2007
7278611 Pulsed detonation engines for reaction control systems Oct. 9, 2007
7270300 System and method for an ambient atmosphere ion thruster Sep. 18, 2007
7216833 In orbit space transportation and recovery system May. 15, 2007
7204460 Orbital debris shield Apr. 17, 2007
7198233 Reusable orbital vehicle with interchangeable cargo modules Apr. 3, 2007
7104507 Very safe manned rocket and method of entertaining Sep. 12, 2006
7070151 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Jul. 4, 2006
6827313 Multi-crew modules for space flight Dec. 7, 2004
6817580 System and method for return and landing of launch vehicle booster stage Nov. 16, 2004
6808145 Dual-mode airbreathing propulsion system Oct. 26, 2004
6779759 Integrated power and attitude control system and method Aug. 24, 2004
6776372 Method of operating a satellite for end-of-life maneuvers Aug. 17, 2004

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