We want to revolutionize Earth observation by operating satellites at much lower altitudes than usual. Our satellites will be smaller, lighter and cheaper to launch while achieving a better resolution than today’s devices.
How is this possible?

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How can we improve aerodynamics and increase the satellite's lifetime, while reducing drag?

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13 October 2021

DISCOVERER ‘Women in Aerospace’ Webinar

As part of the celebrations for World Space Week 2021, the DISCOVERER project hosted a webinar on 6th October.

Many thanks to all who attended and presented talks.

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01 October 2021

Technology Transfer Activities – new Master Class video

In our new Master Class video, PD Dr. Georg Herdrich from the University of Stuttgart covers all aspects of technology transfer, from knowledge generation to the transfer of intellectual property (research results and inventions) into patents, and gives examples from the DISCOVERER project itself. Have a look and listen in!

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15 September 2021

DISCOVERER 1st International Symposium


First papers of our DISCOVERER 1st International Symposium, which took place on 28 – 29 June 2021, have now been published on our website.

Paper recommended for the CEAS Space Journal special issue will be linked as soon as the papers are published. Stay tuned!

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