John Leif Jørgensen

John Leif Jørgensen

Professor and Head of Measurement and Instrumentation

National Space Institute

Measurement and Instrumentation

Technical University of Denmark


Building 327, room 122

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

Fax +45 45 88 71 33
ORCID 0000-0002-0343-239X

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DTU news

News from DTU

12 DEC

Measuring the world’s forests from space

NASA has now initiated a new space mission to measure Earth’s forests and other biomass with razor-sharp precision through the help of DTU Space.

Earth observation Space technology and instruments Climate change
18 MAY

DTU on high-precision climate mission in space

DTU is playing a major role in the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) climate mission which NASA is scheduled to send into space from California within the next few days.

Climate change Earth observation Space technology and instruments
11 SEP

DTU equipment on board Taiwan’s first satellite in space

Taiwan has launched its first domestically designed satellite which will be used for Earth observation. DTU has supplied the three star trackers which are used to precisely navigate the satellite.

Earth observation Satelittes
07 APR

Why space probe Juno took photos of Earth and the Moon

Star cameras developed and hand-built by DTU Space supplied NASA with unique footage of Earth and the Moon seen from space. However, the Danish scientists had an ulterior motive with the photo shoot.

Space technology and instruments Satelittes Earth observation
02 APR

Star camera may revolutionize navigation in space

A new way to use star cameras may help make savings in space mission budgets.

Space research Space technology and instruments Satelittes Earth observation
13 DEC

Unique footage of the Earth and the Moon

DTU’s star camera has captured the Moon’s orbit of the Earth on film for the first time.

Space research Earth observation The Solar system Space technology and instruments