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Are you interested in spacemissions and space technology or just curious in general? Then you have the opportunity to join the mission control team on Aarhus Universitys first satellite mission - Delphini-1.

Hasse Hansen and Mia Tøttrup are (Februar 2020) part of the mission control team for Delphini-1.

The first satellite from Aarhus University, Delphini-1, was launched into space from the International Spacestation (ISS) on the 31st of January 2019. It went into orbit in a distance of 400 km from sealevel. It is expected that Delphini-1 will continue its journey in space until 2022.

  • Would you like to join the mission control team who operates the satellite through the ground station and our control room.
  • You can influence how we continue the work with Delphini-1 and be able to send commands to the satellite and download data from it.
  • You can also do projects and earn ECTS point.

If you want to know more or meet someone from the team please feel free to contact:

Mads Fredslund Andersen: madsfa@phys.au.dk or Karsten Brogaard: kfb@phys.au.dk

Why should you join?

Apart from just being very cool to be a member of a "mission control" on a space mission you will be able to boost your CV for future job opportunities.

- You will also be part of a team who works closely together and be able to form the future of the mission.

- This is a good opportunity for small 5 ECTS point projects which can be included in your studies.

- You will meet other students who is at different stages in their studies.

What you need to do is:

If you would like to join the "Delphini-1 mission control" please download and fill out the form below and send it to Mads Fredslund Andersen, madsfa@phys.au.dk and Karsten Brogaard kfb@phys.au.dk

It will benifit your chances of joining if you have some experience with linux/ubuntu and programming. It is not a requirement though.

You should as a minimum be on your third semester of your studies and 4th or 5th semester is even better.

(The forms are in Danish only)

Form - PDF

Form - doc

We will let you know as soon as possible if we have an opening for you on the team.