Hybrid Engine - Engine For the Future Hybrid Engine - Engine For the Future

Hybrid Engine - Engine For the Future

Sounding rockets and satellites have almost constantly been launched with launchers driven by solid or liquid motors, or in combination. A third alternative has always existed, but has not been used to any appreciable extent - the hybrid engine. As the name indicates, it is a combination of the two first types.

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Andreas in Space Andreas in Space

Andreas in Space

The Training is Finished and the First Dane is In Space.

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Trends in Space Technology – Cheaper and Environmental Friendly

For the first time, the space industry held their annual gathering in Europe. Space Tech Europe gathered most of the most important space industries in Europe and throughout the evening it became evident what the newest trend within the community is; cheaper and environmental friendly Space technology.   New Launcher Family Large parts of a […]

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3D Printing Captures the Aerospace and Space Market

The Norwegian based company Norsk Titanium AS (NTi) has developed a plasma-arc-based direct metal deposit technology that can produce aerospace-grade parts from titanium wire. Complicated engine constructions for airplanes and space applications are mostly cut from large blocks of metal, a slow and demanding material, not to mention an expensive method, however, 3D printing of […]

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Hybrid Engine – Engine For the Future

Sounding rockets and satellites have almost constantly been launched with launchers driven by solid or liquid motors, or in combination. A third alternative has always existed, but has not been used to any appreciable extent – the hybrid engine. As the name indicates, it is a combination of the two first types.

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Launching Small Satellites – a Niche on the Rise

Using small satellites has increased in numbers over the years in the scientific community, and in the planning and developing phase there are hundreds of very good projects worldwide. However, launching them is becoming increasingly more difficult, and the most costly part of a project. There are several possibilities available, piggybacks at a large launcher, […]

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Alfred Lunde and Apollo 13

Most people, in particular, scientists and people merely in interested in space issues will undoubtedly remember the dramatic days of April 1970. Apollo 13 was the third mission with a moon landing and further investigation of t the surface as the primary goal, however, the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two […]

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Thor 7 – In Progress for Launch

In the not too distant future the Norwegian Telenor Satellite Broadcasting will launch a new satellite in their Thor series of communication satellites at 1o West. Along with existing satellites, the satellite is going to ensure that Telenor is able to meet the growing demand of capacity in the European broadcast and broadband market.

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MATS – New Swedish Satellite

In the past two decades, Sweden has gained notoriety for its extraordinary capacity to develop, build and manage smaller satellites, such as Freja, Astrid, Odin, SMART 1 and Prisma; satellite projects that have become indispensable in the scientific community.

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The World Needs Space

Nearly everybody was there; proof that the organisation enjoys great support, even at the highest level of the space community. Besides, nearly everybody is of the opinion that the world needs space.

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