Horizon2020 grant for aircraft maintenance research
Aerospace engineering researchers Dr. Santos, Dr Zarouchas, Dr. ir. Verhagen and Dr. Mitici received a 6.8 million euros Horizon2020 grant for their proposal to build an Integrated Fleet Health Management solution.
Team Laced Horns wins Drone Clash
On 13 February 2018 eight teams competed in the DroneClash competition at Valkenburg airport. The teams used their own drone(s) to take down as many other drones as possible.
Mark Voskuijl, Marlie Koekenberg and even more aviation in Portraits of Science
Mark Voskuijl and alumna Marlie Koekenberg are included in this year’s Portraits of Science
Dutch drone first to map pristine national park in half a century
ATMOS UAV, a start-up company from the faculty of Aerospace Engineering, announced on 31 January that their drone Marlyn was used to chart the tropical island of Silhouette in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.
Eelco Doornbos talks about the failed Ariane launch (TU Delta)
A rare mishap took place during the launch of an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guyana last Thursday.
Inspection of the Cessna Citation (PH-LAB)
Once every 5 years, the engines of the Cessna Citation, owned by NLR and the TU Delft, need to be inspected.
DSE winners design system for Ariane 6
The DSE group supervised by Marc Naeije at Astrodynamics and Space Missions won the Design Synthesis Exercise on 1 February.
Fiery romance: a risk-model for sky lanterns
This week it’s Valentine’s Day as well as Chinese New Year. A popular week for flying sky lanterns. How safe are they and how do you make a risk-model for them? Michiel Schuurman and Derek Gransden looked into it.
LUMIO: the cubesat that will watch meteoroid impacts on the far side of the Moon
The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected the LUMIO team (in which the faculty of Aerospace Engineering TU Delft is a key partner) as one of two winners in the Lunar Cubesats for Exploration (LUCE) call of the SYSNOVA competition.
Kevin Cowan appointed TU Delft Education Fellow
Kevin Cowan of the SPE department has been appointed TU Delft Education Fellow because of his active role in online education.