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ICEYE – Small but Effective

  Finland Launch Commercial Radar Satellite Services Through miniaturization of the SAR technology for satellites, the Finnish start-up company, ICEYE, has launched the first micro radar satellite in a constellation, which within a short time can deliver high quality pictures with a response time of six hours and a resolution of three metres. The first […]

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Meeting Place for Suppliers of Very Small Units

Space Tech Expo Europe – the Meeting Place for Suppliers of Very Small Units   All instruments, satellites included, that have been sent to space consist of a very large number of small units, developed and manufactured by specialized companies worldwide. The last week of October, some of these companies, mainly European, participated in 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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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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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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