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

Miguel Bessa and Richard Norte of TU Delft have been awarded the Interstellar Initiatives Grant

Miguel Bessa and Richard Norte, researchers at the TU Delft at the Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering have been awarded an Interstellar Initiatives Grant from the Limitless Space Institute.The award is for their research ‘Origami Photonic Crystal Sails with Machine Learning’. Their research focus is about the development and demonstration of nanoscale origami … Continued

Dutch success at the Space Awards

Christmas came early this year in the Netherlands, as a lot of Dutch space based businesses were successful in the Copernicus Masters competition. First of all, the Dutch start-up Reef Support did not only win The Netherlands Copernicus Prize, but also mastered the whole competition by winning the overall Copernicus Masters 2020. Through satellite data … Continued

Successful Delft Space Institute-TNO-SRON ‘Innovate Your Space’ symposium on December 8th 2020

With more than 100 participants, the 2020 edition of the DSI-TNO-SRON ‘Innovate Your Space’ symposium themed ‘Smart Space’ was again a success, even in an online environment. The theme of this symposium, “Smart Space”, sparked new perspectives and insightful discussion points on the needs, technologies, and approaches for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the … Continued

Terahertz detectors by TU Delft and SRON in the NASA GUSTO project

Three terahertz arrays for GUSTO mission GUSTO is a balloon telescope that will simultaneously map three types of material in the gas and dust between stars. TU Delft and SRON develop all three detector arrays for this NASA mission.  The final two flight arrays have recently passed their pre-shipment review and are shipped to the … Continued

Program ‘Innovate Your Space’ Symposium with DSI, TNO, and SRON

The program of the joint ‘Innovate Your Space’ symposium by TU Delft Space Institute, TNO, and SRON themed ‘Smart Space’ is presented below. This online symposium takes place on Tuesday, December 8th 2020, 9.00-12.15. 09:00 – 09:20    Registration 09:20 – 09:30    Welcome by hosts Eberhard Gill TU Delft, Kees Buijsrogge TNO and Avri … Continued

‘Innovate Your Space’ Joint Symposium with TU Delft, TNO, and SRON on December 8th 2020

After the successful “Innovate your Space” symposium last year, the time has come for the TU Delft Space Institute, TNO and SRON to host another edition together, themed “Smart Space”, on Tuesday December 8th 2020. This online symposium will cover topics such as (sub)system satellite, instrument design and production, navigation and control including intelligent target … Continued

New Institute Board TU Delft Space Institute

We would like to let you know that the TU Delft Space Institute has a new Institute Board in order to strengthen the DSI within the contributing faculties. The new DSI Institute Board is composed of: Eberhard Gill (Department Head Space Engineering, Aerospace Engineering (AE); Director DSI) Alle-Jan van der Veen (Chair Circuits and Systems, … Continued

Extension of the TU Delft Space Institute Advisory Board

We are very pleased to announce that the TU Delft Space Institute Advisory Board will be extended with Gerard van der Steenhoven in order to cover the downstream and application aspects of the theme Sensing from Space. Gerard van der Steenhoven is Director General of the KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute). The other members of … Continued

Work with space technology and solve tomorrow’s problems

Apply to the SBIC Copernicus Masters and Galileo Masters Netherlands Challenge Always wanted to work with space technology? Are you in for a challenge? And have you got space related business ideas? You can join two international competitions in which your ideas can contribute to a better life on earth: the Copernicus Masters and the … Continued

Zebro meets lunar conditions… in Hawaii!

The Zebro just came back from a visit to ESA in Hawaii, but what was it doing there? Hawaii offers unique conditions to recreate an extra-terrestrial environment for the locomotion tests of the Zebro. The model sent was a terrestrial Zebro, running the same walking algorithm as the Lunar Zebro, which got to spend almost … Continued