Tesat-Spacecom, headquartered in Backnang, is the world market leader in communications technology and subsystems for satellite communications. In more than 50 years, we have carried out around 700 space projects. 1,200 employees develop, manufacture and test the highly reliable devices and complete payloads for all leading satellite manufacturers. In addition, we are successfully investing in forward-looking data transmission, such as terminals for laser communications.


Your tasks

In order to be able to experimentally investigate the interactions of a loop heat pipe (LHP) with a radiator for a satellite mission, a measurement setup is to be developed. This design is designed to simulate the behavior of the radiator in the experiment and to measure the heat output of the LHP.

  • Development of an appropriate approach
  • Construction of the measurement setup
  • Construction of the measuring technology
  • Creation of a test program
  • Conducting and evaluating these testsEntwicklung eines geeigneten Konzepts


Your qualification

  • Matriculated student of electrical engineering or comparable
  • Knowledge of LabView
  • Experience with measurement technology and experiments
  • Experience with two-phase systems (Heat Pipe, Loop Heat)
  • Interest in thermodynamics, in particular heat radiation and heat transfer
  • Enjoy practical work and practical skills in the execution and evaluation of measurement campaigns
  • Enjoy both theoretical and practical work
  • Commitment and independent work in the team are self-evident
  • Very good German as well as good technical English skills in spoken and written


Start: from now or sommer semester 2018

Duration: 3 to 6 months

Internal reference number: 1019

You are enrolled at a university and have to complete a compulsory internship according to the regulations of the study? Then you can experience the fascination of spaceflight up close and apply online now!


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