PnP Satellite Team needs YOU!

PnP Satellite Team needs YOU!

After a very interesting talk last week about Plug-and-Play satellites by Ran Qedar, we have an exciting announcement for you. The PnP Satellite team is recruiting and is looking for team members that want to help design and build the…

Upcoming bi-weekly #26: News Round-up Jun-Sep ’14

Upcoming bi-weekly #26: News Round-up Jun-Sep ’14

Resuming our regular schedule, the next bi-weekly meeting will take place next Wednesday. With everyone back from holidays and the start of the new academic year, it is time to reflect on the months past and discuss what has happened…

PubQuiz III: Return of the quiz!

PubQuiz III: Return of the quiz!

The Vis Viva Space Pub Quiz is back! The third iteration of this bar-event will be hosted by Saish. Prepare your space trivia, because you will need it! See you all next week Wednesday in Delft for another fun and…

SpaceUp NL Review

SpaceUp NL Review

On May 10 and 11, the first Dutch SpaceUp “unconference” was held at Space Expo, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Vis Viva was co-organisor and sponsor of SpaceUpNL. Fellows Jacco Geul and Frederik Bräuer lead in the organisation on our behalf. This is…

Upcoming bi-weekly #25: Spectropolarimetry

Upcoming bi-weekly #25: Spectropolarimetry

Following our regular cadence, the next bi-weekly meeting will take place on Wednesday. After rather philosophical discussion and talks of general interest, a more technical subject is coming up—though drinks won’t be spared! Agenda IMPS: a new instrument for doing…

Upcoming bi-weekly #24: Olfar and discussion

Upcoming bi-weekly #24: Olfar and discussion

The next regular meeting is coming up! We have a great agenda for you this time, with a talk and a discussion to be enjoyed while having a cold drink. Agenda Olfar, Space-based array for radio astronomy Raj Thilak Rajan, MSc Discussion…

Upcoming bi-weekly #23: The News and Constellation

Upcoming bi-weekly #23: The News and Constellation

Vis Viva’s next meeting is coming to de Atmosfeer at the Faculty! We invite you for a beer a beer and a discussion on the latest space news and the US Constellation program. Debate does not only belong in the…

Upcoming bi-weekly #22: Kerbal Space Program

Upcoming bi-weekly #22: Kerbal Space Program

This time we’ll digress from the usual format—and have a workshop, rather than a talk or discussion. First we’ll give a short introduction on the spaceflight game and simulator “Kerbal Space Program” from a space engineer’s perspective: which models are…

Upcoming bi-weekly #21: Hysteria of Spaceflight

Upcoming bi-weekly #21: Hysteria of Spaceflight

Next week’s meeting promises to be very entertaining, and very insightful at the same time! Erwin has collected many anecdotes, little-known facts, and lessons learned for us. Not to be missed, if you want to avoid the next major spaceflight…

Upcoming bi-weekly #20: Life

Upcoming bi-weekly #20: Life

Coming Wednesday, the 19th of March, we kick off a new series Origins with the first part: Life. Roy will lead a discussion on the origins of life and the corresponding exploration efforts. Is looking for life worth the effort? Should a world be…