Meet us at IAC 2019 Washington - Booth 487

Dutch space companies and institutions are renowned for their reliable space technology, satellite applications and groundbreaking science. Helping to make society safer, food production more efficient, a healthier environment and a sustainable future. At IAC we will be talking about Launchers (To Space), Smart Space Technology (In Space) & Earth Observation (From Space).

Global challenges, NL Space Solutions!

Space Technology
Earth Observation

NL Space Pavilion Programme

Monday 21 October

10:00 Opening ceremony IAC (IAC event)
20:00 Welcome reception IAC (IAC event)

Tuesday 22 October

15:00 NL / USA event 'Together keeping an eye on Planet Earth'
17:30 NL Space VIP Event (invitation only)

Wednesday 23 October

11:00 Expert theme session 'Serious remote sensing with nano satellites' by cosine
16:30 B2B / B2K Network event Bremen & Province Zuid-Holland (invitation only)

Thursday 24 October

10:30 Expert theme session 'Athena: technology for X-ray astronomy' by cosine
13:00 Expert theme session 'The future of engineering' by SCN Avatar

Friday 25 October

All Welcome

Let's do business!

To increase the visibility of our activities internationally, space companies and institutions in the Netherlands have joined together under the umbrella of NL Space. The companies and institutions below will be exhibiting at IAC. For more information about other NL Space companies see our NL Space Directory.

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Using a software-based transponder in a satellite is like updating your smart phone.

Software based satellite transponder updates like a smart phone

Space Campus Noordwijk will be center stage for space activities in The Netherlands

Mona Keijzer talks about how her country can achieve great things here on Earth and in space

State Secretary Mona Keijzer: ‘We can be proud of our space sector.’

NSO is the governmental Space Agency of the Netherlands.

Dutch space sector benefits billions

TNO is designing and building the space, air and ground optical terminals with which the satellites communicate with terrestrial stations and for inter-satellite communications.

Satellite laser technology enables faster communication

First miniaturized camera enabling hyperspectral earth inspection from a nanosatellite.

First miniaturized hyperspectral camera in space

The first university-class satellite and the first nanosatellite from the Netherlands.

Delfi C3 11 years in orbit

Tropomi maps the entire atmosphere on a daily basis, with details of 7×7 km.

New standard for air quality monitoring from space

Searching for evidence of life on Mars

Dutch parachutes will land European rover on Mars

PM200 Propulsion unit, especially designed for small satellites in low Earth orbit.

Hyperion offers small satellites life time extension

High performance, customizable, low cost and easily installable flexible film radiator technology, optimized for application in space.

Low cost, customizable radiator

Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands is developing, building, testing and qualifying two engine frames for the new Ariane 6 launch vehicle.

Ariane 6 engine frames

Q&A with Michel Keuning, Head of ISR & Space Utilization, NLR

The bright future of small satellites

Hundreds of small satellites in lunar orbit acting together as one giant telescope to unravel some of the Universe’s best kept secrets!

The Netherlands the most logical place to develop OLFAR’

NCLE is part of the Chang’e 4 mission to the moon.

Small satellites moonshot for ground-breaking science

Designing a launcher for satellites up to 70 kg from a European-based launch facility.

SMILE: small launcher for small satellites

Making the launch of small satellites as simple and ‘easy’ as possible.

ISILaunch for small satellites