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Dutch Space renamed Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands as of today

November 3rd, 2014 - As of November, Dutch Space, supplier of high tech products and services for the international aerospace industry, will be known under the name of Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V. The change of name of the Dutch company, which plays a leading role in space since the late sixties, stems from the rebranding of the […]



Dutch Space counting down for launch of navigation satellites equipped with Dutch solar arrays

August 19th, 2014 - Galileo ushers operational phase by launching 5th and 6th satellite Leiden, Wednesday 20 August – Thursday 21 August at 14:31 hrs (CET), the fifth and sixth satellite of the European navigation system Galileo will be launched. The satellites named Doresa en Milena and equipped with solar arrays of the Netherlands based company Dutch Space, mark […]



Dutch earth observation instrument Tropomi ready for final testing phase

July 18th, 2014 - For Tropomi, the Dutch earth observation instrument that will monitor the atmosphere from space as off 2016, the last phase of the development and building of the instrument will start tomorrow. This weekend, the satellite instrument is transported from Dutch Space, prime contractor for the development of Tropomi, to Centre Spatial Liège in Belgium, where […]