Virgin Orbit’s “flying launchpad” completes first captive carry flight

On 19 November 2018, a new sight appeared in the baby-blue skies over Southern California: A specially modified 747-400 carrying a 70-foot-long rocket under its wing soared through the air as part of a successful test flight for Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne. Sir Richard...

IAC EVENING 2018

Symposium organized by the Netherlands Space Society in collaboration with SpaceNed November 28th 2018 NLR Amsterdam The 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2018 has the theme “Involving Everyone”. This year, around 4.500 leaders in space – heads of major...
Take a look at space

Take a look at space

The Dutch Space Society was founded in 1951 and has since followed all developments in Dutch and International space travel. Our members have contributed in their professional role to the first Dutch Satelite ANS and to IRAS. Members are also active now, for example,...

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