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NASA launches climate satellite with Dutch aerosol instrument

February 8th, 2024 - NASA’s climate satellite PACE was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in the early morning of February 8th. PACE will perform measurements on aerosols, plankton and ocean color. Aerosols are a large unknown factor in climate models. The Dutch instrument SPEXone will change this through measurements of aerosols in the atmosphere. SPEXone was built by SRON […]



A World of Possibilities: introducing the Skyline S2 Laser Communication Terminal for HAPS platforms

December 6th, 2023 - In October of 2023, at the International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications (ICSOS), Remco van den Breeje presented the Skyline S2 Laser Communication Terminal (LCT) to the world for the first time along with a paper on the development of the product. Skyline S2- a collaborative development by Airbus NL, VDL and TNO […]



Airbus and Delft University of Technology enter five-year partnership agreement to advance talent and technology

April 11th, 2023 -   Airbus and Delft University of Technology have signed a strategic partnership agreement to advance talent and technology. The five-year pact involves collaboration on topics such as curricula development, continuous training, recruitment, inclusion and diversity, entrepreneurship education for students, sustainability, technology and innovation. Through joint research activities, in particular PhD projects, the partnership provides Airbus […]



Dutch aerosol instrument SPEXone mounted on NASA’s climate satellite

June 23rd, 2022 - Over the past few weeks, a group of engineers from SRON, Airbus Netherlands and NASA has been working on installing the Dutch aerosol instrument SPEXone on NASA’s PACE satellite. PACE will conduct measurements on oceans and aerosols to study for example the influence of particulates on the climate. It is scheduled for launch in 2024. […]



Realistic air combat training for Korean Hawk

June 25th, 2021 - Final delivery of embedded training application for fighter aircraft KF-21 Leiden, 25 June 2021 – Royal NLR and Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands have delivered the final software package for the Embedded Combat Training System to LIG Nex1 for integration in the new Korean fighter aircraft KF-21 Boramae. The delivery completes the Embedded Training application, […]



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