National Space Institute

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Organization profile

Organisation profile

With space as the starting point we do scientific research, develop technology, advice authorities, educate scientists and engineers for the benefit of society. This includes exploring our solar system, the universe, the Earth's magnetic field and monitoring Earth's climate and environment from space.

Read more about the department and its activities at the department homepage

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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  • A 2+1+1 quadruple star system containing the most eccentric, low-mass, short-period, eclipsing binary known

    Han, E., Rappaport, S. A., Vanderburg, A., Tofflemire, B. M., Borkovits, T., Schwengeler, H. M., Zasche, P., Krolikowski, D. M., Muirhead, P. S., Kristiansen, M. H., Terentev, I. A., Omohundro, M., Gagliano, R., Jacobs, T. & LaCourse, D., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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  • A New Model of Jupiter's Magnetic Field at the Completion of Juno's Prime Mission

    Connerney, J. E. P., Timmins, S., Oliversen, R. J., Espley, J. R., Joergensen, J. L., Kotsiaros, S., Joergensen, P. S., Merayo, J. M. G., Herceg, M., Bloxham, J., Moore, K. M., Mura, A., Moirano, A., Bolton, S. J. & Levin, S. M., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • An extremely low-density and temperate giant exoplanet

    Santerne, A., Malavolta, L., Kosiarek, M. R., Dai, F., Dressing, C. D., Dumusque, X., Hara, N. C., Lopez, T. A., Mortier, A., Vanderburg, A., Adibekyan, V., Armstrong, D. J., Barrado, D., Barros, S. C. C., Bayliss, D., Berardo, D., Boisse, I., Bonomo, A. S., Bouchy, F., Brown, D. J. A. & 51 others, Buchhave, L. A., Butler, R. P., Collier Cameron, A., Cosentino, R., Crane, J. D., Crossfield, I. J. M., Damasso, M., Deleuil, M. R., Delgado Mena, E., Demangeon, O., Diaz, R. F., Donati, J. -F., Figueira, P., Fulton, B. J., Ghedina, A., Harutyunyan, A., Hébrard, G., Hirsch, L. A., Hojjatpanah, S., Howard, A. W., Isaacson, H., Latham, D. W., Lillo-Box, J., López-Morales, M., Lovis, C., Martinez Fiorenzano, A. F., Molinari, E., Mousis, O., Moutou, C., Nava, C., Nielsen, L. D., Osborn, H. P., Petigura, E. A., Phillips, D. F., Pollacco, D. L., Poretti, E., Rice, K., Santos, N. C., Ségransan, D., Shectman, S. A., Sinukoff, E., Sousa, S. G., Sozzetti, A., Teske, J. K., Udry, S., Vigan, A., Wang, S. X., Watson, C. A., Weiss, L. M., Wheatley, P. J. & Winn, J. N., 2022, (Submitted) In: Nature Astronomy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review