HANNOVER MESSE 2018,
23 - 27 April
Worldwide demand for energy is increasing, while fossil fuels are becoming increasingly depleted. Accurate information is of vital importance for a sustainable energy future. Information that is gathered from space.For now, we cannot do without oil or gas. To safely extract these resources from the ground, satellites are used to accurately measure wind, water currents and soil conditions. In parallel, the Netherlands is working on future energy technologies. Such as solar power plants, using sensors originally developed for space.
A Dutch company developed the first commercial application for GPS satellites: TomTom navigation. Today many people find their way home under the guidance of space ...
Sometimes you can see more clearly if you distance yourself. Space instruments developed and built in the Netherlands are providing us with unique insights into ...
Climate change and an ever-growing population are putting worldwide food production under great strain. Better information about weather, soil condition and crops ...
Inhabitants of the Netherlands live in a river delta. A source of both wealth and disaster. Centuries of having to deal with water has made us specialists in its ...