Enhanced Condensers for Microgravity (ENCOM 3)

Project Details


The European Space Agency has been mandated to perform a programme element entitled, ‘Microgravity Applications Promotion Programme for the International Space Station (MAP)’ – this is essentially a programme for the exploitation of the ISS for applied research and as a test-bed for the development of Earth-bound technology and processes.

As part of this, the principal objectives of the ENCOM project are to get a better understanding of the condensation heat transfer phenomena and to study the possibilities of heat transfer enhancement in microgravity in view of technological applications to space thermal control systems.
Short titleENCOM3
Effective start/end date1/02/1631/01/19


  • European Space Agency


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