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National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) of The Netherlands

Organisation References
 Name NLR
 Full Name National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) of The Netherlands
 Country Netherlands
 Type of organisation Non-profit Organization
 Address Nationaal Lucht en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium (NLR)
Voorsterweg 31
8316 PR Marknesse
P.O. Box 153
8300 AD Emmeloord
The Netherlands
 Web Site
 Organisation Description The National Aerospace Laboratory NLR is the central institute in the Netherlands for aerospace research. Its principal mission is to provide expert contributions to activities in aerospace and related fields. NLR independently renders services to government departments and international agencies, aerospace industries and aircraft and spacecraft operators. Customers include various organizations based in the Netherlands, in Europe and elsewhere.

NLR is a customer-oriented non profit organization, mainly working under national and international contracts concerning aircraft development, aircraft operations, and space technology. NLR's basic research programme is funded by the government of the Netherlands.
NLR's staff of about 900 currently includes about 400 university graduates, and about 300 graduates from advanced technical colleges.

NLR carries out research and development activities covering a wide range of technological areas, to meet present and future requirements of customers. NLR is mainly active in civil and military aeronautics and spaceflight, although it utilizes expertise and facilities developed for aerospace applications also in other areas. The displines covered are:

  • Civil Aviation
  • Military Aviation
  • Aircraft Development
  • Space Technology
  • Non-aerospace Applications
  •  Number of Projects 2
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