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

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19 August 2019

Masterclasses 2018 on Youtube

For this particular Masterclass, the DISCOVERER consortium invited the experienced CubeSat engineer Prof. Dr. Mykola Nickolay Ivchenko from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden to tell his “SEAM story”, meaning the complete story of the CubeSat SEAM from the initial concept, over design, engineering and trouble shooting, all the way to the launch day! Surprises included…

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12 August 2019

DISCOVERER 2018 Masterclass – new video

In this Masterclass, the DISCOVERER consortium member Priv. Doz. Dr.-Ing. Georg Herdrich from the Institute of Space Systems (IRS) at the University of Stuttgart (Germany) provides expert insights into advanced propulsion, new technologies, and future space travel plans. Enjoy!

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26 June 2019

DISCOVERER stakeholder analysis

On 26th June 2019, the DISCOVERER Steering Committee performed a stakeholder analysis under guidance of Dr. Carl Gavin, senior lecturer and project management expert at Alliance Manchester Business School, who joined the meeting for this purpose.

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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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