• ATG Europe selected for the design of the parachute deployment system for ExoMars 2020

    ATG Europe, leading Space engineering company in the Netherlands, following a competitive bid, has been selected by Aerospace Propulsion Products BV as mechanical design partner for the critical Parachute Deployment Device in the ESA Exomars 2020 programme.

    This project confirms the ATG-Europe strategy, directed to a primary role in the engineering, design, manufacturing and testing of complex & critical Space flight structures and mechanism.

    “We are very proud that our skilled engineers will contribute with our know-how to such a significant and critical mission serving human kind exploration”, says Gian Carlo Coletta-CEO.

    Establishing if life ever existed on Mars is one of the outstanding scientific questions of our time. To address this important goal, the European Space Agency (ESA) has established the Exomars 2020 programme to investigate the Martian environment and to demonstrate new technologies paving the way for a future Mars sample return mission in the 2020's.

    ATG Europe is the Dutch leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the aerospace and high-tech industry. The company employs over 180 professional engineers, consultants and scientists who are committed to delivering innovative solutions to meet the most demanding engineering challenges. With over 30 years of experience we are at the forefront of cutting edge innovation in high-tech environments.

    With headquarters located in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, the technical hub of Europe's space activities, and subsidiaries in Germany (Bremen) and the UK (Harwell) we are at the center of European space, always close to our customers.