Our research activities focus on upstream engineering topics closely related to missions, but we also work on downstream applications such as scientific analyses of mission data obtained on various planetary bodies. Below we list these activities and involved staff, related to space missions and ongoing research projects.
Missions and instrumentation
The Planetary Radio Interferometry and Doppler Experiment (PRIDE) on the JUICE mission.
Systems Engineer Vidhya Pallichadath
Planetary and ExoPlanetary Science – II (PEPSci-II)
Bart Root, Stephanie Cazaux, Daphne Stam, Dominic Dirkx, Matthew Kenworthy
3D-Earth – A dynamic planet (ESA) ESA project to determine a model for the crust and upper mantle of the Earth from satellite data
Bart Root, Wouter van der Wal
Europlanet 2024RI Transnational Access – Planetary Field Analogues (PFA) and Distributed Planetary Simulation Facility (DPSF)
Sebastiaan de Vet