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13 January 2022

SpaceX launches TU Delft mini-satellite: will it survive in space?

SpaceX launches TU Delft mini-satellite: will it survive in space?

During the Transporter-3 satellite launch by SpaceX on 13 January from Cape Canaveral a small satellite from Delft will also travel into space. The DelfiPQ is one of the smallest satellites in the world.

23 December 2021

TU Delft partner in Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking

TU Delft partner in Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking

TU Delft has become an official member of the European Partnership of Clean Aviation, the world’s most ambitious research and innovation partnership for a sustainable aviation sector.

09 December 2021

Irene Dedoussi new member of the Young Academy 2022

Irene Dedoussi new member of the Young Academy 2022

The Young Academy is welcoming ten new members. They are researchers who work in a variety of disciplines, have been selected for their scientific achievements, and received their doctorates less than ten years ago. One of them is Dr. Irene Dedoussi, Associate Professor in the field of climate impact of aviation.

07 December 2021

Gender diversity at Aerospace Engineering: ‘We hope to set an example at TU Delft'

Gender diversity at Aerospace Engineering: ‘We hope to set an example at TU Delft'

In this interview, we talk to Henri Werij, Dean of the faculty of AE and Axelle Viré, Faculty Diversity Officer. What are their perspectives on gender equality and inclusion? What are their thoughts and actions on improving gender diversity at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering?

07 December 2021

Towards sustainable aviation faster through success SAM|XL and TU Delft in RDM subsidy scheme

Towards sustainable aviation faster through success SAM|XL and TU Delft in RDM subsidy scheme

This week, it was announced that three proposals had been approved for the RDM subsidy scheme, in which fieldlab SAM|XL and TU Delft (Faculty of Aerospace Engineering) are jointly involved.

09 November 2021

Looking between the hidden layers of The Night Watch

Looking between the hidden layers of The Night Watch

TU Delft researchers Andrei Anisimov, Roger Groves and Nan Tao used their special research equipment in the Rijksmuseum last week, to make the invisible structure of The Night Watch visible.

04 November 2021

Superbus engineer Antonia Terzi (50) dies

Superbus engineer Antonia Terzi (50) dies

Antonia Terzi died last week in a road accident in Great Britain. She was the driving force behind TU Delft’s Superbus.

30 September 2021

Discover (Dutch) meteorites in the Delft Meteorite Lab

Discover (Dutch) meteorites in the Delft Meteorite Lab

On 2 and 3 October the (Dutch) Weekend of Science will take place. Fortunately, this year there are more activities on location. For example, you can learn all about the coronavirus in the Science Centre Delft. But you can also get up close and personal with meteorites and other impact rocks in the online Delft Meteorite Lab.

23 September 2021

National Geographic Magazine: 'How Green, How Soon?

National Geographic Magazine: 'How Green, How Soon?

National Geographic Magazine's October cover story 'How green, how soon?' is about sustainable aviation. In the spring, top photographer Davide Monteleone visited the faculty to take spectacular photos of the Flying-V and the SmartX-alpha flexible aircraft wing for the magazine.

07 September 2021

Study of scenarios: aviation is - currently - unlikely to support Paris goals

Study of scenarios: aviation is - currently - unlikely to support Paris goals

We all know that emissions from aviation are increasing. The Paris climate agreement does not actually specify climate goals for aviation, but targets for reducing the climate impact from aviation do exist in other policies, regulations and research. Is the pace of innovation and policies high enough, however, for aviation to support the Paris agreement goals?

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