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2018
15 JAN

DTU part of six significant space missions this year

At regular intervals in 2018, a mission to which DTU contributes will launch into space.

Space research Climate change Satelittes
2017
22 NOV

Denmark’s next space project ready in March 2018

The ASIM climate observatory will observe and photograph powerful electrical discharges from thunderclouds from space.

Space research
22 NOV

DTU’s near-field test facility is updated and expanded

Last year, the European Space Agency (ESA) gave a substantial grant to update the equipment in DTU’s near-field chamber ( DTU-ESA Spherical Near-Field Antenna Test Facility...

Electrotechnology Electromagnetism Antennas Space research Satelittes
18 OCT

DTU researchers involved in historic discovery in outer space

The INTEGRAL space craft has measured signals originating from a collision of two neutron stars. For the first time ever, gravitational waves and gamma rays have been recorded...

Astrophysics
16 OCT

DTU takes part in huge space discovery with ESA

The INTEGRAL satellite where DTU Space is a part of the technical and science team sees gamma blast travelling with gravitational waves for the first time.

Space research
11 SEP

DTU equipment on board Taiwan’s first satellite in space

Taiwan has launched its first domestically designed satellite which will be used for Earth observation. DTU has supplied the three star trackers which are used to precisely...

Earth observation Satelittes
28 JUN

I’d like to be a space tourist

Five events have influenced the carreer of John Leif Jørgensen from DTU Space . Read how he experienced the Apollo launch and became inspired by Danish adventurer Troels...

Space research
08 JUN

DTU Space launches new technology on the hunt for neutron stars

NASA’s recently launched NICER mission—which is to obtain new knowledge about extreme stars in the Milky Way—includes new Danish navigation technology and an exciting scientific...

Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
30 MAY

DTU helps NASA map Jupiter's magnetic field

Jupiter’s magnetic field is very different to what was previously assumed. This is evident from new scientific findings from the Juno mission, which are now being published...

Space research Space technology and instruments The Solar system
02 MAY

DTU to test balloon communication with Swiss colleagues

DTU Space has developed a system for ground-to-ground communication via balloons, which is to be tested over a distance of 1,000 km in collaboration with the technical...

Space research Telecommunication