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Feeling the Pulse at the US 2012

The USA is known as the high technology stronghold regarding nearly all fields of science. No other part of the world can refer to as many winners of the Nobel Prizes as the Americans and a very large part of the technological development is related to research carried out at American institutes. Space research and […]

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VTT – Seventy Years of Research

Finnish research and innovation is well- known in the world, not least through the Nokia adventure, an adventure that also showed the Finnish ability to change from times with traditional industry, which the old Nokia represents, to the modern high technology society we now live in. Nokia is not the only example of Finnish high […]

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Swedish Institute of Space Physics – Built at Old Research Tradition.

Space Physics Research at high latitudes has a tradition in Sweden that extends back several hundred years. In the 1740s the famous Swedish scientists Celcius and Hiorter discovered the connection between the Aurora Borealis and disturbances in the Earth’s magnetic field. However, it was not until 1902 that the first research station was set up […]

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Remote Sensing for the Northern Areas

Remote sensing from satellites is a very valuable tool for monitoring and managing sparsely populated area as the Arctic, the far islands in the north and forest areas that cover much of the Nordic mainland and not least the large oceans around the countries. The Remote Sensing Days in Tromsø show some of today’s possibilities […]

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Danish Space Compass Towards Jupiter

When the American Juno probe enters the orbit around Jupiter in 2016, one of the key elements to secure a successful mission is the small Advanced Stellar Compass from Denmark Technical University (DTU Space).

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Navigation by Satellite – Now also for Aviation

Text and photos: Bård Kringen, NordicSpace, Norway EGNOS Safety-of-Life – declared available for aviation, a new milestone at the “European Single Sky” has passed. Accurate positioning and navigation has been a must, and for centuries it has been applied by ships, however, today more and more areas apply it in our modern society. The reason […]

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