|PRESS INVITATION – I/ITSEC, Orlando Florida_|
Leiden, 2 December 2013 -Dutch Space and the National Aerospace Laboratory of the Netherlands (NLR) will present the 'Embedded Combat Aircraft Training System' (ECATS) at the I/ITSEC conference in Orlando, Florida, from 2 to 5 December 2013. ECATS is a training simulation program that will be built as standard feature into the F-35.
|Te lanceren ATV-4 uitgerust met zonnepanelen van Dutch Space_|
Leiden, 5 juni 2013 - Vanavond om 23:52 (Nederlandse tijd) staat de lancering gepland van 'Albert Einstein', het vierde Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-4) met zonnepanelen van Dutch Space. ATV-4, vervaardigd door het Europese ruimtevaarttechnologiebedrijf Astrium, wordt vanaf Kourou gelanceerd met een Ariane 5 raket en zal de bemanning van het International Space Station bevoorraden met voedsel, water, kleding, reserveonderdelen en brandstof.
|Dutch Space and NLR deliver F-35 Embedded Training System to Lockheed|
Leiden, The Netherlands, 12 July 2012 - Today Lockheed Martin officially took delivery of the Embedded Training System for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) which provides realistic and effective in-flight mission training for fighter pilots with the use of virtual entities. This software product is based on E-CATS (Embedded Combat Aircraft Training System) which is a joint development of Dutch Space and NLR (National Aerospace Laboratory).
|ATV-2 continues its journey to ISS with successfully deployed solar panels|
Leiden, 17 February 2011 - The last night successfully launched spacecraft ATV-2 can continue its journey. Immediately after the launch a battery provided the Automated Transfer Vehicle with electricity for the first two hours, right now the space vehicle is solely powered by its solar panels. During the launch the four solar wings were folded against the cargo capsule in the Ariane rocket. At 0:27 am this morning, about one and a half hour after launch, the Dutch Space solar arrays on ATV-2 deployed precisely as planned.
In about one week, on Thursday afternoon February the 24th, ATV-2 will dock onto the ISS. At that moment, both will be travelling through orbit at a speed of 28,000 kilometres per hour. After the docking, the more than 7,000 kilograms of cargo can be delivered.
|200th Ariane rocket counting down for launch of ATV-2 to ISS|
Leiden/ Kourou, February 15, 2011 - Tonight at 23.08 hours (CET) the launch is scheduled of the 200th Ariane launcher having on board the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-2). A double milestone for space company Dutch Space that is responsible for the building of the engine frame of the European launcher Ariane 5 and the production of the solar arrays of ATV. The launch which takes place in Kourou, French Guiana, marks the departure of the heaviest European space mission to date.
|Dutch Space signs space contracts to a value of more than 50 million euro|
Noordwijk, 13 December 2010 – Under the watchful eye of Minister Verhagen, Dutch Space signed two large space contracts this afternoon, together worth more than 50 million euro.