German Federal Economy Minister Glos visits OHB
Michael Glos (CSU1), Germany’s minister for economic affairs, paid a visit to Bremen on 24 August. His helicopter, with Bremen’s senator for the economy and ports, Jörg Kastendiek (CDU2) on board, landed at the space aviation center OHB in Bremen’s technology park that afternoon. Following a cordial welcome by the Chairman of the Management Board, Prof. Dr. Manfred Fuchs, a presentation of the company was conducted in the main building of the OHB Group. During the subsequent tour of the company premises, Mr. Glos was impressed with the SAR-Lupe satellites manufactured by OHB. Glos explicitly praised the close cooperation between SMEs and large-scale organizations operating in the field of aviation and space travel in Bremen and pledged to give his support for this sector.
1Translator’s note: Christian Socialist Union party
2 Translator’s note: Christian Democratic Union party