Welcome to OHB System AG
OHB System AG is one of the three leading space companies in Europe. It belongs to listed high-tech group OHB SE, where around 2,000 specialists and executives work on key European space programs. With two strong sites in Bremen and Oberpfaffenhofen and more than three decades of experience, OHB System specializes in high-tech solutions for space, science and industry.
The new OHB Space Center in Oberpfaffenhofen is one of the most modern centers for optical systems and science missions in the space industry. In an official inauguration ceremony held on April 18, 2016, the new OHB “Optics and Science” Space Center was officially opened in the presence of Horst Seehofer, Prime Minister of the Free State of Bavaria, Martin Günthner, Bremen’s Senator for Economic Affairs, Labor and Ports, Prof. Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chief Executive Officer of the German Aerospace Center, and Alain Ratier, Director General of EUMETSAT.
The next two Galileo FOC* satellites (Danielè and Alizée) designed and built by OHB System AG for the European Navigation System, have arrived safe and sound at the launch site in Kourou (French Guiana). The Launch of the next two satellites is scheduled for May 24, 2016. OHB System is industrial prime for the European Space Agency ESA for 22 Galileo-FOC satellites.
The first of two joint ESA–Roscosmos missions to Mars has begun a seven-month journey to the Red Planet, where it will address unsolved mysteries of the planet’s atmosphere that could indicate present-day geological – or even biological – activity.