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.
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Are there materials or processes which reduce the induced drag on spacecraft surfaces?

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25 - 27 June 2019

DISCOVERER 6th SC Meeting, Puertollano

Successful 6th SC Meeting held in Puertollano, Spain: From 25-27 June, the DISCOVERER Steering Committee met for the 6th time to discuss results of the DISCOVERER project at the premises of partner Elecnor Deimos.

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23 April 2019

DISCOVERER Newsletter Spring 2019

Enjoy the update on the exciting developments so far this year and plans for the year ahead.

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10 December 2018

Masterclasses on YouTube!

Do you want to learn more about the physics, design challenges, system modelling, and market opportunities of VLEO (very low earth orbit) satellites? Then check out our complete DISCOVERER video playlist!

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31 October 2018

DISCOVERER Newsletter Autumn 2018

Check out our latest DISCOVERER newsletter capturing the recent exciting outputs from the project.

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