Press Releases 2012

14.11.2012

Long-term agreement on satellite testing signed by OHB System and IABG

OHB System AG has signed a long-term contract with Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH (IABG) in Ottobrunn for environmental testing of satellites...

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26.07.2012

ESA contract for NELS study

OHB AG and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a contract to study innovative concepts for future European access to space. The purpose of the New European Launch Service (NELS) study is to submit to ESA innovative proposals on how Europe can maintain its current leadership in the satellite launch market...

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24.05.2012

OHB System to define the "CarbonSat" environmental satellite mission for ESA

An industrial syndicate lead-managed by OHB System AG has commenced work on the definition phase of the “CarbonSat” environmental satellite for the European Space Agency (ESA)...

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04.05.2012

New space for space flight: OHB’s satellite integration hall in Bremen officially opened

OHB System AG, a subsidiary of the European space and technology group OHB (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), officially opened its new satellite integration hall in the presence of Peter Hintze, the parliamentary State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology...

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03.05.2012

First Galileo FOC satellite assembled at OHB System

After the delivery of the first payload by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) in April, the first of a series of 22 Galileo FOC (Full Operational Capability) satellites, developed under contract with the European Space Agency, has now been assembled and is being prepared for the testing phase...

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26.04.2012

OHB and Thales Alenia Space sign Meteosat Third Generation contracts worth 750 million Euros

OHB System AG and Kayser-Threde GmbH today signed contracts for the development, construction and testing of Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) weather satellites with Thales Alenia Space, the programme prime contractor....

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30.03.2012

OHB System AG extending its Management Board

The Supervisory Board of the Bremen-based space company OHB System AG, a subsidiary of OHB AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), has appointed two new members to the Management Board effective April 1, 2012...

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02.02.2012

OHB System awarded contract for the construction of a further eight Galileo* navigation satellites

The Vice President of the European Commission, Antonio Tajani, today announced the signature of a contract between the syndicate comprising OHB System AG, a subsidiary of OHB AG, and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd., Guildford, UK, (SSTL) and the European Space Agency, to build and test a further eight satellites of the European global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme....

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