Henk Smid was a retired field officer of the Royal Netherlands Air Force, space analyst and publicist of numerous space related articles. As a qualified insurance intermediary and ergonomics analyst with experience of radar engineering, avionics and missile design, Henk Smid was advisor to several national and international working groups on space-related subjects for which he prepared a range of space analysis and projections. He contributed i.a. to space studies published by the European Commission. Henk Smid lectured on space systems and technologies.

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Henk Smid on January 4, 2024. Henk will be remembered for his generous sharing of captivating stories and his profound passion for space. In honoring his legacy, this website will no longer be updated and be respectfully taken offline in February 2024.  

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