Press Releases


City of Bremen honors entrepreneur Christa Fuchs on her 80th birthday

Bremen, 15.03.2018. Because both children were about to leave home, it was time for Christa Fuchs, who was born 80 years ago today, to start something new, something on her own. She decided to become an entrepreneur. Soon it became clear that it would not be the wool shop, but a small hydraulic system company that has developed over the decades into the internationally renowned and respected space company OHB SE.



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.



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.



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.



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.