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)
12:30 Expert theme session
20:00 Welcome reception IAC (IAC event)

Tuesday 22 October

10:00 Expert theme session
15:00 NL / USA event: Together keeping an eye on Planet Earth
17:30 NL Space VIP Event (invitation only)

Wednesday 23 October

10:00 Expert theme session
12:30 Expert theme session

Thursday 24 October

10:00 Expert theme session
tbd Visit Andre Kuipers / Intro SpaceBuzz
tbd Happy Hour NL Space Pavillion

Friday 25 October

10:00 Expert theme session

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.

View NL Space Pavilion Floorplan >


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

Hyperion offers small satellites life time extension

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

ISILaunch for small satellites

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

SMILE: small launcher for small satellites

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

Small satellites moonshot for ground-breaking science

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’

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

The bright future of small satellites

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

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

Low cost, customizable radiator

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

Software based satellite transponder updates like a smart phone

Searching for evidence of life on Mars

Dutch parachutes will land European rover on Mars

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

New standard for air quality monitoring from space

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

Delfi C3 11 years in orbit

A global system that provides high-quality land surface temperature data with an unmatched resolution, providing valuable ground information for day-to-day farming needs.

Dutch consortium provides global solution for agriculture

First miniaturized camera enabling hyperspectral earth inspection from a nanosatellite.

First miniaturized hyperspectral camera in space

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

NSO is the governmental Space Agency of the Netherlands.

Dutch space sector benefits billions

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.’

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