Sometimes a swarm of small satellites works better than a big one. The future in remote sensing could well be in tiny, affordable cooperating satellites. The TU hosted a conference on formation flying satellites (IWSCFF) from 8-10 June. Keynote speaker and TU alumnus Dr. RuneFloberghagen spoke about ESA’s swarm mission and other applications of swarm satellites from various modes of remote sensing to the hunt for exoplanets at the conference.
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Professor Anna Guerman, IAF representative, at the closing session of
the International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying,
June 10 2015, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the Delft University of Technology”.