Rymdforum 2019 - Meeting Place for the Swedish Space Community Rymdforum 2019 - Meeting Place for the Swedish Space Community

Rymdforum 2019 - Meeting Place for the Swedish Space Community

Despite many interesting topics and news at the forum, the most interesting topic was without a doubt the Swedish Space Community’s plan to develop Esrange intended to launch small satellites within the next few years, and the new trend in terms of both small satellites and small launchers.

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Radar Pictures at One – Two – Three

   Cooperation between the Finnish ICEYE and the Norwegian KSAT it will be possible to deliver complete SAR images to the customer within fifteen minutes after the satellite has taken the pictures.  Through two decades of acquisition of radar pictures from space, the customers have had the possibility to detect details on earth every time, […]

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Satellites Needed in Modern Shipping.

  Shipping has almost always been a key factor in terms of being able to sell and buy goods, so all types of trade have depended heavily on shipping opportunities, firstly on a local basis, gradually for markets father away, and eventually globalisation has proved dependent on shipping access internationally. Navigation across oceans was firstly […]

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Broadband for the Arctic From 2023

  Norway’s Intention to Build and Operate Communication Systems for the Artic Areas   Warmer climate and a desire to utilise natural resources, has led to an increased activity in the Arctic and the near Arctic areas, and similarly, the need for adequate communication has also increased. Today the communication systems are not the best. […]

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Grand Challenge Initiative – Rocket Campaign at Andøya Space Center

    Two sounding rockets from NASA blasted off from the rocket range at Andøya early in December 2018, marking the beginning of one of the largest campaigns ever from the rocket range in the northern Norway. The campaign named “Grand Challenge Initiative” is designed to explore the area called the Geomagnetic Cusp, or Polar […]

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Motivational Campaigns for a Career Within Space Activities

One of the many goals of The European Space Agency is to inspire and recruit the brightest and most knowledgeable youth in Europe and to make them go for a career within space research and space utilisation. They are wanted and specifically sought out to participate in small projects where the students can come up […]

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Satellites for Better Air Quality

In recent months, two satellites aimed at monitoring air quality and air circulation worldwide, were launched to cover especially European areas. Despite years of focus on improving air quality, many people do not have adequate quality to secure a good life. In order to detect undesirable elements in the air, as well as locating the […]

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NordicSpace – Twenty-Five-Year Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago, the first issues of Nordicspace was published. At the time it was titled “Nordic Space Activities”, and it was published in printed version and in the Nordic languages and mainly distributed to the Nordic countries, however, some copies were also distributed around the world. Over the course of the next fifteen years, […]

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Broadband for All

Broadband for All – OneWeb and European Industry in the Lead   The ultimate goal of providing quick broadband for all, independent of geographical locations on the globe is not an unattainable goal, however, it requires huge investments and is challenging at best. Using the existing satellites in geostationary orbits does not provide customers with […]

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