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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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