Press Releases 2013

27.11.2013

Thermal vacuum test successfully completed for the Galileo*-FOC satellite

The first FOC satellite in the future European navigation system Galileo has mastered the most difficult of all the environmental impact tests with flying colors...

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13.11.2013

Contract signed with DLR for the study phase for the utilization of U.S. company Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® Spacecraft

OHB System AG and the Space Administration of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) signed an agreement providing for the use of funding from the national space program to finance a study to explore possible uses of the U.S. spacecraft Dream Chaser® developed and owned by U.S. company Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC)...

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15.10.2013

Electrically powered in a geostationary orbit

Betzdorf, Luxembourg/Bremen, October 15, 2013 - OHB System AG has been awarded a contract for the development of a telecommunications satellite known as Electra which will be powered solely by electricity. The contract was entered into today in Betzdorf with satellite operator SES.

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13.09.2013

Polish-German Space Industry Symposium hosted by OHB System AG

On September 12, 2013 OHB System AG hosted the third day of the Polish-German Space Industry Symposium in Bremen. Marco Fuchs, CEO of OHB AG and OHB System AG, and Dr. Gerd Gruppe, a member of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center DLR, welcomed the Polish Delegation...

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12.08.2013

Second Galileo*-FOC satellite „Milena“is being put to the environmental test at ESA’s test centre

After its successful integration and functional test at OHB System AG, the second Galileo*-FOC satellite* of the future European navigation system was delivered to the ESA test centre in Noorwijk/Netherlands last Friday. Within the next weeks the satellite will be put through a test phase with various system tests.

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02.07.2013

OHB System AG awarded contract for the development and integration of the SARah radar satellite reconnaissance system for the German federal armed forces

OHB System AG has today signed a contract with the Federal Office of Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support of the Bundeswehr (BAAINBw) for the development and integration of the “SARah” satellite-based radar reconnaissance system...

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15.05.2013

First Galileo* FOC satellite leaving the OHB halls

In the early hours of the morning, the first full operational capability (FOC) satellite assembled by OHB System AG for the future European navigation system Galileo* left the integration hall in Bremen...

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18.03.2013

Manfred Fuchs awarded CEAS Gold Medal

Prof. Dott. Ing. h.c. Manfred Fuchs, founder and shareholder of European space and technology group OHB AG, has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS)...

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13.02.2013

OHB Group developing solutions for optimizing the exchange of information during the construction and operation of offshore wind farms

OHB System AG has set up an experienced team to develop an integrated, multimode communications system for interactive real-time applications in the offshore wind power sector...

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08.02.2013

Research: In what way does spatial perception change in space?

Yesterday (Thursday), the Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield completed his second session of the EPM “Neurospat” experiment on board the European Columbus module of the International Space Station ISS...

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07.02.2013

Visits by state secretaries Rogall-Grothe and Bomba to OHB System AG, Bremen

Cornelia Rogall-Grothe, state secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs and the German Federal Government’s information technology attaché, and Rainer Bomba, state secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Transport, Construction and Urban Development, visited OHB System AG in Bremen today...

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