06.05.2009

German-Kazakh Space Conference at OHB in Bremen

The German-Kazakh Space Conference is taking place in Bremen on May 6 and 7. OHB-System AG is hosting the two-day event of talks and lectures which will be attended by high-ranking representative from space agencies and the private sector in the two countries.

Discussions on potential and future partnerships will be discussed by such guests as His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dr. Nurlan Onzhanov, the president of the Kazakh space agency, cosmonaut and Lieutenant General Dr. Talgat Mussabayev, the CEO of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Prof. Dr. Johann-Dietrich Wörner as well as the CEO of OHB-System AG and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Bremen, Prof. Manfred Fuchs.

The conference is one of the events planned for the first Kazakhstan Year in Germany, which was officially opened in February 2009 and during which Kazakhstan will be showcasing aspects of its cultural, economic and political life in Germany for the first time throughout an entire year.

The high-ranking delegation will be officially welcomed by Bremen’s mayor Jens Börhnsen at a reception scheduled for noon today at the city hall.

Contact for media

Günther Hörbst
Head of Corporate Communications

OHB SE
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28359 Bremen
Germany

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Email: guenther.hoerbst@ohb.de

Julia Riedl
Corporate Communications

OHB System AG
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Germany

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Email: julia.riedl@ohb.de

You can reach both of us with an email to pr@ohb.de