Press Releases 2018

12.03.2018

Dr. Lutz Bertling and Kurt Melching appointed to the Management Board of OHB SE

Bremen - The Supervisory Board of Bremen-based space and technology group OHB SE has appointed Dr. Lutz Bertling to the Management Board effective April 1, 2018. In this new position, he will oversee corporate development, space services and digitalization. In addition, the Supervisory Board has appointed Kurt Melching, who is already a member of the Management Board of OHB System AG and director of finance and controlling of OHB SE, to the Management Board of OHB SE, also effective April 1, 2018. He will be responsible for Group finance.

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08.03.2018

OHB now also with a key role in the second ExoMars mission

Order received for carrier module for the long journey to the Red Planet

Bremen, March 08, 2018. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of listed space and technology company OHB SE, and Thales Alenia Space, joint venture Thales 67% and Leonardo 33%, have signed a contract worth € 102.6 million under which the Bremen-based space systems specialist is to supply the carrier module for the second ExoMars mission.

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05.03.2018

OHB team awarded ESA study for resource utilization on the Moon

Bremen / Milano, 5 March 2018. OHB Italia, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based aerospace and technology group OHB SE, has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the definition of the payload for the Lunar ISRU Demonstration Mission (ISRU DM), expected to be flown in 2025

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23.02.2018

New company OHB Satellitenbetrieb GmbH established

OHB SE broadening its service activities

Bremen. The Bremen-based aerospace and technology group OHB SE is expanding its service activities with the establishment of OHB Satellitenbetrieb GmbH. The purpose of the new company is to pool the Group’s numerous activities and to continue specializing in the operation of satellite systems and related ground stations. Moreover, OHB Satellitenbetrieb GmbH will be managing satellite constellations and providing related services.

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16.02.2018

OHB expands activities in the NewSpace sector with the founding of Blue Horizon Deutschland

Bremen – With the founding of Blue Horizon Germany, Bremen-based space and technology group OHB SE is broadening its activities in the New Space sector. In April 2017, the listed company founded the start-up Blue Horizon in Luxembourg – as a company intended to substantiate the vision of enabling sustainable living in outer space and revitalising desolated landscapes on Earth. Both are enabled by technologies and processes from the field of “life sciences”.

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15.02.2018

OHB awarded a study for 3D Printing on the moon

Bremen. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based space and technology group OHB SE, signed a contract with the European Space Agency ESA for a study “Conceiving a Lunar Base Using 3D Printing Technologies”. OHB is leading a team with three more partners (Comex, Liquifer, Sonaca). The team will evaluate the feasibility and implementation effort of using Additive Layer Manufacturing in the construction, operations and maintenance of a lunar base.

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06.02.2018

“Columbus” flew into space 10 years ago

OHB co-initiator of the research laboratorys

Bremen / Oberpfaffenhofen, February 6, 2018. Tomorrow will be ten years since a major European project literally took to the skies. This was the day on which the Columbus module commenced its journey into space, successfully docking with the International Space Station ISS just a few days later. Since then, humankind’s outpost in space has had a European research laboratory.

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06.02.2018

Partnership between OHB and Fraunhofer IPA

Mobile clean room CAPE® protects sensitive products

Bremen/Oberpfaffenhofen, February 6, 2018. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of listed space and technology company OHB SE, together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Engineering and Automation IPA, has designed a mobile clean room, which is being presented at LOUNGES 2018, the trade fair for clean-room and pharmaceutical process technology currently taking place.

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02.02.2018

OHB awarded a study to predict weather phenomena in space more effectively

ESA contract worth EUR 3.3 million – space weather effects a threat to infrastructure on the earth

Darmstadt / Bremen – OHB System AG, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based space and technology group OHB SE, today signed a contract with the European Space Agency ESA for a study on the satellite-based observation of weather phenomena in space.

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11.01.2018

OHB Management Board member Fritz Merkle and astronaut Thomas Reiter opening SIXDAYS BREMEN

Bremen-based space and technology company OHB making an appearance at the cycling event

Bremen, January 11, 2018. “Being able to fire the starting shot for SIXDAYS BREMEN together with former astronaut Thomas Reiter is like pressing the red button to launch a rocket into space,” says Dr. Fritz Merkle, a member of the Management Board of the Bremen-based space and technology group OHB SE.

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