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SMILE Final Review

Dec12

On 11 and 12 December 2018, NLR hosted the Final R

DLR and PLD successfully completed hot firing tests

Nov14

In hot firing tests in September 2018, a research team led by DLR subjected

Successful first launch of hybrid engine by Nammo

Sep27

On Thursday 27 September Nammo successfully completed the first launch of N

Successful final engine test by Nammo

Jul05

On July 5, 2018, Nammo conducted a final, successful ground test of the Nuc

Sensitive NLR-developed electronics for Stratos III rocket survives vibration

Jun29

The beginning of June, a so-called ‘avionics box’ developed by the Netherla

Hybrid engine test by Nammo

Apr05

Nammo is close to completing a rocket engine that will make green space pro

Reusable liquid rocket engine test by DLR

Feb01

DLR’s Institute of Structures and Design is responsible for developing a re

Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visits the SMILE Project

Oct05

On October the 5th 2016 the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was invited by

Announcement of the SMILE launcher at the European Space Solutions Conference

May31

By Collin Beers, division manager of Aerospace Vehicles of NLR, Prof. Dr. P

SMILE Final Review


On 11 and 12 December 2018, NLR hosted the Final Review of the SMILE project in Amsterdam. The results of the project were to European Commission representatives and the project partners. The project was performed in good cooperation and good spirit within the consortium, and with good guidance from the EC and experts. The results will contribute to a SMall Innovative Launcher for Europe which will provide independent access to space.