december, 2021

11dec10:3012:00Laser Communicatieby: Niel Truyens (TNO) Aviodrome and webinarPelikaanweg 50, 8218 PG Lelystad Organisator: NRM


The presentation by Niel Truyens provides an overview of activities in the Netherlands in the field of space travel and scientific instrumentation to date, which form the basis for a relatively new research area “Laser Satellite Communication”. The presentation also provides an overview of the Dutch activities in the field of Laser Satellite Communication, and explains why these activities are important for society and why the Dutch results are of exceptional quality on a global level. Ultimately, the presentation provides a deeper insight into the exciting field of Laser Satellite communication, provides a good explanation of how it works, and why this market is very interesting for the Netherlands. Finally, a number of state-of-the-art projects will be shown.

Presenter: Niel Truyens has been working at TNO for 10 years. His interest in High-tech and Aerospace led him to transfer to TNO, to the position of Business Developer in the Space & Scientific Instrumentation unit.

A few days before the presentation, the audience who registered will receive the login details for access to the Webinar.
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