What we do

SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research has a strong international reputation as ‘excellent in space research’. The quality and societal relevance of our science is considered ‘world-leading’. Our mission is to bring about breakthroughs in international space science.

Therefore our Instrument Science Group, supported on project basis by the Engineering Group, technologically enables breakthroughs in our four science programmes: Technology, Astrophysics, Earth science (atmospheric science), Exoplanetary science.