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Netherlands Space Office


Founding Organisations
Checking on agricultural grants by satellite
New Call G4AW Facility opened
Successful launch for Mission X
Start building Galileo Reference Center Noordwijk
Additional 20 million euros for G4AW programme
Improving food security by satellite data and market development
Dutch radio antenna to depart for the moon on Chinese mission
The Netherlands and Vietnam intensify cooperation in space
The Netherlands and China intensify cooperation in space
Successful space business mission to Kazakhstan
“Better harvests thanks to application of satellite data”
ESA BIC shows potential of space at the Hannover Messe
Cooperative of Dutch space applications at Hannover Messe
ESA–NASA collaboration fosters comparable land imagery
Season's Greetings
GOCE’s second mission improving gravity map
ESA-incubated company wins prestigious award
Satellites keep an eye on Dutch dikes
Open Day at ESA’s technical centre attracts thousands of visitors
Cold crystals shed light on the formation of our planetary system
ILS Proton-M rocket successfully launches SES-4 satellite
Space researcher Thijs de Graauw receives 2012 Joseph Weber Award
Herschel Space Observatory Finds Water Around Nearby Star
Proba-2 fuel tank refilled from ‘solid gas’
Deltas in Space
Mission Idea Contest
Space technology spin-off aids mining
Plug-and-Play: Making the Complex Simple through Architecture
Dutch 'Ground Control' centre for Space Station missions
Herschel discovers water vapour in atmosphere carbon star
APP signs contract for igniters new rocket engine
Planck unveils the Universe – now and then
GOCE giving new insights into Earth’s gravity
Initial achievements of Proba-2 satellite
ESA Director General and Dutch Minister launch new Dutch Space Incubator
Japan and the Netherlands sign for cooperation in space
New investment fund backs space technologies finding uses on Earth
Launch Cryosat-2 delayed
Liftoff of Space Shuttle Endeavour
Improved weather forecasts thanks to map of water vapour in atmosphere
Satellite maps help Haiti rescue workers
HIFI resumes quest for water in Universe
Higher temperatures also a cause of climate change
10 years XMM-Newton: a new view of the universe
Distance to black hole no longer a secret
Dutch Satellite Application Helps to Check Climate Agreements
Space company Dutch Space signs contract for large NASA project
Aerospace Propulsion Products (APP) has signed a major production contract for Ariane 5 rocket engine ignition equipment
PROBA 2 and SMOS successfully launched
HIFI glitch fully explained, operations to begin again after minor tweaks
Space technology from the Netherlands helps shape Japanese space telescope
Cutting-edge space technology from the Netherlands launches onboard PROBA-2
ENVISAT sees the Netherlands from Space
Minister Van der Hoeven launches the Netherlands Space Office
Researchers simulate Martian avalanche during elliptic flight
Live video-conference between University students and the International Space Station
Welcome home André!
Successful launch of ESA’s space telescopes Herschel and Planck
Geospatial Data Service Centre up and running
The Netherlands and ESA sign agreement for environmental satellite
In the media
The Netherlands and Space
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G4AW Facility
About G4AW
Tender information
G4AW Directory
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Related information
International initiatives
Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice)
AfricaRiskView (ARV)
Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS)
Agricultural Meteorology Programme (AgMP)
AU-EU African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development (AMESD)
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)
Feed the Future
FMO Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank
Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping Systems (FIVIMS)
Food Security Information Network (FSIN)
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)
Global Agro-ecological Zones Interactive Data Portal (GAEZ)
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)
Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)
Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS)
Global Land and Agricultural Monitoring (GLAM)
Global Land Cover Network (GLCN)
Global Monitoring for Food Security (GMFS)
Global Soil Partnership (GSP)
ICT in Agriculture
International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre (IGRAC)
Livelihoods, Early Assessment and Protection project (LEAP)
Monitoring Agricultural ResourceS (MARS)
Netherlands Cooperation on Water and Climate Services
Regional Remote Sensing Unit (RRSU)
USAID and m:lab East Africa: phone based farming apps
USAID DIV project 'Text fot tips'
Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping unit (VAM)
West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD)
World Bank Open Data Initiative
Data and services
Useful links
Information day 'Space for Food Security'
Presentations Information day 'Space for Food Security'