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2021
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23 MAR

New technology aims to find illegal ships

DTU and Gatehouse, a data and analysis company, are jointly developing a technological solution that makes it easier to monitor Arctic waters.

Earth observation Satelittes Space technology and instruments
Køretøjet Perseverance, som det vil se ud, når det er landet på Mars. Kamerasystemet fra DTU Space indgår i instrumentet PIXL – som på illustrationen lyser med violet mod klippen. (Illustration: NASA)
17 FEB

‘Seven minutes of terror’ before landing on Mars

NASA’s Mars mission, which DTU Space is participating in, has to be slowed down from 20,000 kilometres per hour to walking pace, and find the right place to land...

Space technology and instruments
DTU-ESA Spherical Near-Field Antenna Test Facility at DTU Electrical Engineering. (Photo: Kim Høltermand)
01 FEB

ESA satellite antennas tested in Denmark

When the new meteorological satellites from 2023 are sent into Earth’s orbit to monitor the world’s weather and climate, part of their equipment will be sensitive...

Antennas Satelittes Space technology and instruments
2020
05 NOV

DTU students’ rocket reaches the stars above Europe

The student project Danstar successfully launched the first student-built bi-liquid propulsion rocket on the European continent.

Space technology and instruments Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
2019
Photo: Diane Juncher/NOT
25 AUG

DTU and NASA to look for new planets from the Canary Islands

Experts from DTU Space have been working in the Canary Islands this summer. They have upgraded the Nordic telescope on the island of La Palma, and it is now tuned to look...

Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
Med et 'Boarding Pass' til Mars-2020-missionen, kan man få sit navn med til Mars, lover NASA. (Illustration: NASA/MGA/DTU Space)
28 MAY

DTU equipment on board NASA’s next big mission to Mars

NASA will soon launch its Mars 2020 mission to the red planet with DTU equipment on board. Already now NASA is offering people across the planet a boarding pass for the...

Space research Space technology and instruments The Solar system
ASIM was launched in April 2018 and is mounted on The International Space Station (ISS) about 400 km above the Earth. (Photo: ESA)
09 APR

New knowledge about giant lightning bolts in space

Measurements from the large ASIM space project shows a firework of blue lightning and X-ray radiation above thunderclouds.

Earth observation Space technology and instruments
Senior Scientist at DTU Space, Irfan Kuvvetli, is in charge of DTU’s work on the cancer detector system. Here a part of the system is being tested in a DTU Space lab. (Photo: DTU Space/M.G. Andersen)
29 MAR

DTU Space to develop cancer scanner with English company

DTU Space and UK company Kromek have started a collaboration to develop a new advanced scanner that have a huge potential for improving breast cancer diagnosis.

Medicine and medico technology Space technology and instruments
2018
Photo: NASA
12 DEC

Measuring the world’s forests from space

NASA has now initiated a new space mission to measure Earth’s forests and other biomass with razor-sharp precision through the help of DTU Space.

Earth observation Space technology and instruments Climate change
Illustration: NASA/WIkipedia
24 OCT

ESA launches spacecraft on 9 billion kilometre journey into space

DTU Space was at the launch, when ESA’s unique mission to Mercury was sent into space on Saturday morning on a journey to map the planet.

Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments