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MASCOT spacecraft with cosine sensors lands safely on surface of asteroid

MASCOT spacecraft with cosine sensors lands safely on surface of asteroid

On 3 October MASCOT, with cosine’s Optical Proximity Sensors on board, has successfully landed on the surface of Ryugu. Ryugu is a near-Earth asteroid, located approximately 300 million kilometers from Earth, about the same distance as Earth is from the […]
cosine OPS ready for landing

cosine OPS ready for landing

MASCOT, with cosine’s OPS on board, is scheduled to land on the surface of Ryugu on 3 October 2018! Space probe Hayabusa2, operated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), has reached its target: it is in orbit around asteroid […]
cosine attends Remote sensing in ecology workshop

cosine attends Remote sensing in ecology workshop

Remote sensing in ecology workshop, 4 October 2018, Leiden, the Netherlands Marco Esposito, cosine business unit manager remote sensing, is scheduled to give a talk about Dutch advances in hyperspectral sensing: HyperScout. HyperScout is the first miniaturized camera enabling hyperspectral earth […]
cosine attends IAC 2018

cosine attends IAC 2018

69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), 1-5 October 2018, Bremen, Germany cosine will attend the IAC 2018. The IAC consists of a scientific conference program and a space exhibition. It is the one time a year when about 4,000 space actors […]
cosine attends Exploring the Hot and Energetic Universe conference

cosine attends Exploring the Hot and Energetic Universe conference

Exploring the Hot and Energetic Universe: the second scientific conference dedicated to the Athena X-ray observatory , 24-27 September 2018, Palermo, Italy cosine is working on the Silicon Pore Optics (SPO) for Athena. Max Collon, Managing Director of cosine, gave […]
International Space University visits cosine

International Space University visits cosine

This week we were pleased to welcome participants of the Space Studies Program SSP18 of the International Space University (ISU) at our premises. A group of 20 participants and 4 staff members of the SSP18 visited cosine to learn about […]
Mona Keijzer visits HyperScout at Hannover Messe

Mona Keijzer visits HyperScout at Hannover Messe

cosine will be represented at the Hannover Messe from 23-26 April 2018, showcasing HyperScout, now in space collecting data onboard ESA’s GomX-4B satellite. The Hannover Messe is a leading trade fair for industrial technology, with representations from all sectors of […]
HyperScout successfully captures first images from space

HyperScout successfully captures first images from space

HyperScout, the first miniaturized hyperspectral camera in space, has captured its first images. Developed by an international consortium led by cosine, HyperScout was launched into space on 2 February 2018. The images are the first Earth observation images of their […]
cosine: HyperScout 1 – first light!

cosine: HyperScout 1 – first light!

Yesterday we received the first image taken by HyperScout! We now have confirmation that HyperScout survived the launch and the core systems are in working order. We are analyzing the first data and expect to share the image soon. More […]