2020

Space missions for environmental and climate protection in the focus at OHB

Oberpfaffenhofen, August 7, 2020. The name of the satellite mission speaks for itself: EnMAP, short for “Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program”, is intended to produce extended and in-depth findings about the state of and changes in ecological systems on land and water using new types of global data sets.

New environmental satellites are to measure carbon dioxide emissions caused by human activities

Bremen, July 31, 2020. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of the space and technology group OHB SE, today signed a contract with the European Space Agency ESA for the realisation of the CO2M Earth observation mission.

The benefits of space projects for society and for climate and environmental protection

Oberpfaffenhofen, July 6, 2020. Hubert Aiwanger, State Minister for Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy and Deputy Prime Minister of the Free State of Bavaria, visited OHB System AG at the Oberpfaffenhofen space technology site today to find out about current space projects and future-oriented topics of the OHB Group.

OHB proposals for the Copernicus project selected by ESA

Bremen, 01.07.2020. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of Bremen-based space and technology group OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124), has today been selected by the European Space Agency ESA as the prime contractor for the CO2M mission (CO2 Monitoring Mission in the Copernicus program).

June 30 is Asteroid Day, which OHB is supporting once again

Bremen, June 25, 2020. “Asteroids, space debris, and space weather – the threats from space are manifold and, in the worst case, disastrous for life on Earth. I consider Asteroid Day an important platform to promote public awareness on this topic and to bring together bright minds in order to find solutions,” says Marco Fuchs, CEO of OHB SE, with regard to Asteroid Day. OHB is a partner in this event for the fourth time.

Bremen, April 30, 2020. After only 14 months of construction, the PLATO hall has now been officially completed at space company OHB’s headquarters in Bremen. With a floor area of around 1,400 square meters, the ISO 8 cleanroom*, which is almost eleven meters high, is the OHB Group’s largest cleanroom facility. About 2,000 cubic meters of concrete and 440 tons of steel were needed for the construction of the integration hall. Office space with a floor area of a further 1,900 square meters has been built directly adjacent to the cleanroom facility. The construction project has a budget of around EUR 15 million.

Betzdorf, Luxembourg, February 18, 2020. ESAIL, the first commercial microsatellite developed under ESA’s SAT-AIS program for tracking ships, has arrived at the European spaceport in Kourou, Guiana.

OHB SE presents strategy 2025 and provides outlook for growth in the coming years, third business unit "OHB Digital" introduced

Bremen, February 13, 2020 During today‘s Capital Market Day 2020, the space technology group OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) presented its corporate strategy "Shaping the future" up to fiscal 2025 and the related growth prospects.

Bremen/Oberpfaffenhofen, January 30, 2020. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of OHB SE, has been certified as a top employer for the year 2020. The award was officially presented yesterday at the DACH Certification Dinner at Rheinterasse Düsseldorf.

On Monday, February 3, 2020, the Bavarian Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder visited the aerospace company MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of OHB SE, in Augsburg. He was welcomed by Hans Steininger, CEO of MT Aerospace AG, and Marco Fuchs, CEO of OHB SE.

February 3, 2020, Mainz. MT Mechatronics GmbH (MTM), the Mainz-based specialist in antenna and telescope equipment and a subsidiary of space technology group OHB SE, has now begun work on assembling the first test antenna for the realization of the Heinrich Hertz satellite communications mission.

The Supervisory Board of the German space technology company OHB System AG, a subsidiary of OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), has appointed Chiara Pedersoli to the company’s Management Board effective January 1, 2020. In her capacity as a member of the Management Board, Ms. Pedersoli is responsible for engineering and AIT.