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

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

Moon rover Lunar Zebro

Until 1950s, the Moon was just a natural satellite of the Earth and a mission to the Moon was only a thing of fiction. Less than a decade later, the first manned spacecraft landed on the Moon. Since then, the Moon has been a popular target for scientists and immense interest has been shown by … Continued

Delft Space Institute-TNO-SRON “Innovate your Space” symposium – November 26th, 2019

Around 80 people joined the 2019 edition of the DSI-TNO-SRON ‘innovate your Space’ symposium, including experts from the space industry, knowledge institutes, government and academia. The symposium was a success with fruitful discussions, interesting keynotes, pitches and workshops related to this year’s topic ‘Innovation for Climate and Air Quality Monitoring’. The symposium started with a … Continued

Fourth Symposium Keynote Speaker: Sytze Kampen

The Fourth keynote speaker present at our symposium will be Sytze Kampen, Head of Technology at Airbus Defence and Space in Leiden. Kampen graduated in 1983 as MSc. (Ir.) from the faculty of Electrical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. He started with what was at that time the Space division of the Fokker company, … Continued

Third Symposium Keynote Speaker: Radboud Koop

The Third keynote speaker present at our symposium will be Radboud Koop, Science Coordinator at NSO Netherlands Space Office. Koop received his MSc. and PhD. in Geodesy at Delft University of Technology, focusing his research on global gravity field modeling using satellite gravity gradiometry. Thereafter he served as assistant professor at the Faculty of Geodesy, … Continued

Second Symposium Keynote Speaker: Pieternel Levelt

The second keynote speaker present at our symposium will be Pieternel Levelt, head of the Climate Observations Department at Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and professor at Delft University of Technology. Levelt studied Chemistry at the Free University of Amsterdam, and obtained her Master degree in 1987 in Physical Chemistry. She did her PhD at … Continued

First Symposium Keynote Speaker: Han Dolman

The first keynote speaker present at our symposium will be Han Dolman, professor at VU University Amsterdam, Department of Earth Sciences. In 1992 Dolman pioneered the use of the eddy-covariance technique for continuous, long term measurement of water (evaporation) and carbon fluxes. This led to the development of the European project called ‘EuroFlux’ which resulted … Continued

Program ‘Innovate your Space’ DSI-TNO-SRON Symposium

Below the program is presented of our Joint Symposium “Innovate Your Space” by the TU-Delft Space Institute, TNO and SRON with the theme: ‘Innovation for Climate and Air Quality Monitoring’. If any alterations would be made, they will be posted on this page. 09:30     Registration 10:00     Welcome 10:15     P. Levelt (KNMI) on … Continued

‘Innovate Your Space’ Joint Symposium with TU Delft TNO and SRON.

After last year’s successful “Innovate your Space” symposium, the TU Delft Space Institute, TNO and SRON will together host a new edition, themed “Innovation for Climate and Air Quality Monitoring”, on Tuesday November 26th, 2019. There will be keynote talks and, in the afternoon, various theme-related workshops will be held. Also, young talent will showcase … Continued