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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, […]

Sparkwing solar panels selected to power Aerospacelab’s first Very High Resolution satellite

April 1st, 2021 - Leiden, March 31, 2021 – By selecting Sparkwing for their first Very High Resolution (VHR) mission, the Belgian space company Aerospacelab is the launching customer for the novel off-the-shelf solar panels. The satellite is a first step towards Aerospacelab’s VHR constellation and will be equipped with two standardised and readily available Sparkwing solar arrays to […]

Rob Postma new CEO of Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands

February 9th, 2021 - Leiden, 9 February 2021 – Rob Postma is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands BV, effective 9 February. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the operational management of the Leiden-based space company. Read the press release.

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