See below the overview of Newsletters published by the TU Delft Space Institute.

Gravity Offload Testbeds for Space Robotic Mission Simulation: Workshop at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) in Vancouver, September 24th

About the workshop Space robots are increasingly being featured in space missions beyond the space station servicing and sampling the surface of Mars. Current and future applications include commercial satellite servicing, assembly and construction, orbital debris removal, planetary and telerobotic exploration, and asteroid sample retrieval. While software-only simulation of these on-orbit missions is a vital tool … Continued

“Innovate your Space” Symposium together with TNO

On November 9th, the TU Delft Space Institute together with TNO will organize a full-day symposium. This event is a unique opportunity to discuss and get updated on state of the art research and the challenging aspects for future space. The program will be an intense mixture of presentations, poster sessions, panel discussions as well as matchmaking with … Continued

Space2020 Workshop to celebrate 2.5 years of success

As the TU Delft Space Institute (DSI) is almost 2.5 years in existence, DSI organized a TU Delft Space2020 workshop last Thursday March 30th. It took place at the inspiring venue Lijm & Cultuur in Delft, and was well-attended by over 60 people. The purpose of this internal workshop was to gather input on the … Continued

DSI Symposium: Space for Society

On November 29th, the TU Delft Space Institute hosted the symposium ‘Space for Society’ with about 80 participants. The symposium demonstrated the close link between space and society and how the TU Delft can facilitate this link. Dr. Ger Nieuwpoort, Director of the Netherlands Space Office (NSO), provided the opening address. Each theme of the … Continued

First DSI Space Drink at EKL

On Thursday November 3rd, TU Delft Space Institute hosted the first Space drink event at the Else Kooy Laboratory (EKL) at the Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science. During this event presentations were given by EKL researcher Henk van Zeijl and PhD student Marsil de Athayde Costa e Silva. After these presentations drinks and snacks were available and there was time to network with other … Continued

CESUN Europe event 2016 on 21-22 of April

On the 21st and 22nd of April, Delft University of Technology will host the CESUN Europe event 2016, a special European flavored event, focused on the theme Comprehensive Engineering. CESUN, the Council of Engineering Systems Universities, provides a platform for member universities worldwide to work together on developing Engineering Systems as an emerging field of … Continued

Space Lecture Series: Jan Wörner, Director General of ESA on January 20th

On Wednesday January 20th, TU Delft Space Institute hosts a fourth guest lecture in a series of lectures which will be given by Mr. Jan Wörner, Director General of ESA, from 11.00-12.00 hrs in Lecture room A at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the TU Delft. “The valorisation of space on earth and back’ … Continued

Lecture Robotic Space Exploration on December 14th

To celebrate the appointment of Bart Reijnen as Honorary Member of the Netherlands Space Society (NVR), NVR together with the TU Delft Space Institute (DSI) and SpaceNed, organised an evening lecture with the theme “Robotic Space Exploration” in the TU Delft Science Center on December 14th. During this lecture, guest speakers Bert Vermeersen (Professor Planetary … Continued