Dutch cities transform into Mondriaan paintings

Remote sensing experts recently pitched the concept called ‘StedenDoek’ at the Copernicus Climate Smart City Hackethon in the city of Amersfoort. Piet Mondriaan, one of Amersfoort’s famous historical residents, famous for his abstract paintings which contain horizontal and vertical lines filled with primary colors is the inspiration to come up with a plan to act […]Read More

ESA ESTEC virtual tour.

On Sunday 4 October ESA welcomes everybody to take a virtual tour on the ESTEC open days. This virtual tour takes visitors backstage of the ESTEC Test Centre, which is specially equipped to check space missions ready to fly into orbit. Participants log in to a virtual auditorium and are free to choose which “rooms” […]Read More

Space for cities, from innovation to operation

Satellites offer reliable and objective information on soil, air, vegetation, and assets, which can be compared over time. This increases the amount and quality of data that city managers need to implement sustainable development strategies. Eurisy organises an online workshop to present and discuss solutions to use satellite data and signals, which can make a […]Read More

ESA terrestrial enterprise

Last year ESA has launched its downstream gateway, a ‘one-stop shop’ administration for every single downstream opportunity to create links among new and rising business and the abilities being created in ESA programs. While ESA has different projects concentrated on downstream activities that have been operating successfully over the years in line with its space […]Read More

RWS a data-driven innovator

In recent years, Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) has invested millions in innovative work and development of Remote Sensing (RS) technology and services. RS at RWS stands for data collection with various sensors (optical, infrared, laser, radar, etc.), placed on various platforms (satellites, airplanes, helicopters, cars and fixed sites). In addition, remote sensing stands for the collected methods […]Read More

LDE and Space Campus to appoint liaison officer SPACE

Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam cooperate in the strategic alliance Leiden-Delft-Erasmus (LDE). This knowledge alliance according to Space Campus Noordwijk can offer open doors in the field of space-related knowledge exchange and education. The new collaboration between LDE and Space Campus is set up to obtain more (external) funding for […]Read More

ESA Starts phase 2 of TOMCAT

TNO Space expects to empower secure broadband network that will bolster the developing interest for information and increase communication efficiency. TNO has signed an agreement with ESA to demonstrate front line optical innovations for future terabit-per-second telecom satellites.  The TOmCAT project (Terabit Optical Communication Adaptive Terminal) will empower high-throughput laser correspondence between ground stations and […]Read More

A high precision model of the Earth

The European Commission launched the ‘Destination Earth’ initiative. It will bring together European scientific and industrial excellence to develop a high precision digital model of the Earth. This ground-breaking initiative will offer a digital modelling platform to visualise, monitor and forecast natural and human activity on the planet, in support of sustainable development. This will […]Read More

Closing data extended ESA Decommissioning of Energy Assets

The decommissioning of energy assets is a relevant issue worldwide.  Two main types of assets are targeted by ESA through this funding opportunity: offshore oil & gas platforms and wind farms. The decommissioning of oil and gas platforms involves activities such as removal of underwater structures and topside platforms; these activities have to be handled […]Read More

AVY wins 2020 Blue Tulip Award Mobility

Avy produces wingdrones used solely for good causes – the Avy Aera can be employed for medical deliveries and first response operations. Avy Aera is autonomous and was designed for long-range, beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) missions, while maintaining safety and compliance regarding the latest EU regulations. It’s a VTOL (vertical take off & […]Read More