Press Releases 2009

28.10.2009

ISS astronauts working out on the OHB “Flywheel” fitness device for the first time

On Wednesday, ESA astronaut Frank De Winne (Belgium) was the first member of the International Space Station ISS crew to use the “Flywheel”, a fitness device developed and built by Bremen-based OHB-System AG...

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02.10.2009

Fifth Ariane 5 launch in 2009 successful

Last night at 23.59 hours CEST, an Ariane 5 lifted off from the European launch pad in Kourou, French-Guyana...

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01.10.2009

OHB-System AG extending its Management Board

Frank Negretti has joined OHB-System AG’s Management Board as of today’s date. Aged 45 years, he will be responsible for defense technology business on the Bremen-based space technology company’s Management Board...

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18.08.2009

OHB exhibiting at Russian air show MAKS

This year again, space technology company OHB Technology AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124) is present at the Russian aeronautics and aerospace fair MAKS, which is taking place in Zhukovsky near Moscow on August 18 - 23...

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31.07.2009

DOSIS radiation experiment sending first measurement data from the Columbus laboratory on board the ISS

Following the activation of the DOSIS radiation measuring system two weeks ago, preliminary data was sent to the earth today from the International Space Station ISS. The participating researchers hope to use the measurements to gain an idea of how to protect astronauts from radiation and thus extend the periods which they are able to spend in space.

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18.06.2009

Contract signed by OHB and HISPASAT for the construction and testing of the Small Geo satellite “Hispasat AG1”

The Spanish communications service provider and satellite operator Hispasat S.A. and OHB-System AG have today signed a contract for the construction and testing of the satellite for the first Small GEO mission.

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15.06.2009

ESA and OHB/SSTL signed contract for sourcing long-lead items for Galileo satellites

The European space agency ESA and the bidder consor-tium led by OHB-System AG and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) have signed a contract for sourcing long-lead items for satellites for the future European Galileo navigation system at the Paris Air Show today. The EUR 10 million contract is carried out under a program initiated and funded by the European Union.

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14.05.2009

Berry Smutny new CEO of OHB-System AG

Berry Smutny, 47, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of OHB-System AG in Bremen, effective July 1, 2009, according to an announcement made by OHB-System AG’s Supervisory Board.

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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.

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16.01.2009

OHB and ESA Signing Contract for the Analysis and De-sign of an European AIS Satellite Constellation for Global Ship Tracking

The European Space Agency ESA and OHB-System AG, a subsidiary of the European space travel and technology group OHB Technology AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), have signed a contract for the analysis and design of a satellite constellation for global ship tracking. The contract has a volume of around EUR 1 million.

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