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The National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) is the independent knowledge enterprise in the Netherlands on aerospace. The overall mission is making air transport and space exploration safer, more sustainable and more efficient. NLR’s multidisciplinary approach focuses on developing new and cost effective technologies for aviation and space, from design support to production technology and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul). More ..

NLR News

New European satellites to assist navigation

In February 2014, the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully completed the ?In Orbit Validation? of the Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System. There are now four Galileo satellites in orbit around the Earth, two operational Ground Control Centres and a global … Continue reading

NLR designs lightweight part for Russian commercial vehicle

In collaboration with the University of Twente (UT), the National Road Transport Department (RDW) and Auto Recycling Netherlands (ARN), the National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) is developing a lightweight car part for an affordable, Russian commercial vehicle. The composite part is … Continue reading

NLR reduces helicopter noise during US President Obama?s visit to Amsterdam

Thanks to contributions made by the National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), US President Barack Obama was able to visit Amsterdam?s Rijksmuseum on the morning of 24 March 2014. Commissioned by Amsterdam municipality, NLR?s highest profile contribution was the idea of creating … Continue reading

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Recently published documents

Advanced core material for thermoplastic sandwich structures
Dynamic Scripting with Team Coordination in Air Combat Simulation
On-board FFT Data Processing for GNSS Reflectometry
Reformulation of a three-dimensional inverse design method for application in a high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics environment
Trailing edge noise: A benchmark for PIV based noise prediction