Sensing a Friendly Space Race Between Neighbouring Countries? Sensing a Friendly Space Race Between Neighbouring Countries?

Sensing a Friendly Space Race Between Neighbouring Countries?

Fact; Sweden and Norway Both Plan to Launch Small Satellites.

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Sweden’s Largest Research Facility Sweden’s Largest Research Facility

Sweden’s Largest Research Facility

“Make the Invisible Visible”

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Living Planet Symposium 2016 Living Planet Symposium 2016

Living Planet Symposium 2016

Time for rethinking of what focus the next symposium must have?

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This Main Space Issues This Summer

  Two principal questions have circulated in the media in an otherwise quiet summertime, in terms of space activities. First, do we need a spare planet, secondly, is artificial intelligence a danger to our existence?   As an introduction to the Starmus Festival in Norway last spring, the physician Steven Hawkins said that if the […]

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Environmental Challenges in Space

  Few people saw the consequences of lack of environmental efforts in the early start of the space era, but rubbish in space has now become a serious problem.  Through more than fifty years of launching an increasing number of objects the most used orbital plane, Low Earth Orbit, or LEO, has so much space […]

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The New Trend – Expanded Use of Radar Satellites

The users’ need for detailed satellite pictures all hours of the day, has forced the satellite data suppliers to rethink old ways of usage and think of new ways. Optical sensors can only see the Earth’s surface parts of a day, the remaining time the surface is hidden by darkness during the nights or bad […]

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RIMFAX – Norwegian Ground Penetrating Radar on Schedule for Mars 2020

  When a new “Curiosity” lands on Mars in 2020, the rover also bears the Norwegian developed instrument, RIMFAX. RIMFAX is short for Radar Imager for Mars’ Subsurface Experiment and is a ground penetrating radar designed to expose the hidden conditions under the surface of Mars.   The Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is not a […]

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