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 ..
|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