Remco Timmermans

Become a space entrepreneur with Cassini

CASSINI is the European Commission new initiative to support innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and SME’s in the space industry, including New Space, during 2021-2027. The initiative is open to all areas of the EU Space Programme, and covers both upstream (i.e. nanosats, launchers, etc.  and downstream (i.e. products/services enabled by space data, etc.). CASSINI includes a […]Read More

End of Mission for Sentinel-1B

On 23 December 2021, Copernicus Sentinel-1B experienced an anomaly related to the instrument electronics power supply provided by the satellite platform, leaving it unable to deliver radar data. Since then spacecraft operators and engineers have been working tirelessly to rectify the issue. Unfortunately, despite all concerted efforts, ESA and the European Commission announce that it […]Read More

Old but gold – Use of historic Copernicus EO data

Earth Observation (EO) data supports research by scientists all around the world. For this research, access to historic EO data is particularly valuable. It provides better knowledge and understanding of the processes affecting our planet, and helps the downstream space data market develop more meaningful applications. Considering the vast and constantly growing amount of data, […]Read More

Space Forge: Business Opportunities in Low Earth Orbit

Space Forge is transforming return from space to enable revolutionary products, for the benefit of humanity. The ForgeStar vehicle is a low-cost, independent, reusable space vehicle, which can perform scalable manufacturing in orbit. It will develop and manufacture new materials and products, for space alongside non-space organisations, who can then reap the benefits of in-space manufacturing […]Read More

The EUSPA Space Academy – Free Online Training for Space

Tired of the nine-to-five grind? Spacing out at your desk while thinking of launching your own start-up? It’s time to stop dreaming, buckle up and get ready for lift off towards exciting opportunities in space! The Space Academy, a new initiative by the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), is your ticket to creating ground-breaking new […]Read More

CloudFerro EO4UA – Earth Observation for Ukraine

In support of the humanitarian support effort in Ukraine and especially the food crisis as a result of the war, Polish Earth Observation company CloudFerro initiated the EO4UA (Earth Observation for Ukraine) project, which has grown into one of the leading space data support efforts in the world! Find all up-to-date information on the EO4UA […]Read More

Space for Inspiration 2022: The new LEO and Lunar Economy

Earlier this week we attended the ESA Space in Business Growth Network (ESA-BSGN) Space for Inspiration conference at ESA’s technological heart at ESTEC in Noordwijk, Netherlands. An inspirational week in space! This warm week in July was a very exciting week in space, with a lot happening! The highlight that made major headlines were the […]Read More

EO-Lab is Launched – New Access to Earth Observation Data

How can we measure the wellbeing of our planet? Scientists and researchers in Germany are now offered a new platform for analysing Earth observation satellite data. The new EO-Lab has been commissioned by the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and […]Read More

Opportunities in Space with Satuccino

Every first Wednesday of the month the UK-based Satellite Applications Catapult organises “Satuccino“, a fast-paced networking event, centred around funding and collaboration opportunities for space companies in the UK. Although usually hosted at the Satellite Applications Catapult facility on Harwell Campus, this is very much a networking event for the entire space entrepreneurship community in […]Read More

IMPRS/SKIES workshop on Entrepreneurship

The SKIES (SKilled, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Scientists) project is an EU-funded programme involving astronomy and entrepreneurship/industry organisations from Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and South Africa. The project team organised a workshop on entrepreneurship for PhD students at the university of Heidelberg, Germany in January 2022. IMPRS-Heidelberg These partners collaborate to develop training for astronomy […]Read More