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OHB SE unterstützt Nachwuchsförderung

Schüler starten beim CanSat-Wettbewerb in Bremen selbstgebaute Mini-Satelliten

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Smaller, lighter, cheaper

Space technology company OHB SE is widening its range of products with the addition of a new platform for microsatellites. Accordingly, LuxSpace Sarl, OHB’s Luxembourg-based subsidiary, has entered into a contract with the European Space Agency ESA. LuxSpace will develop an entirely new, cost-effective and versatile microsatellite platform to be known as “Triton-X”.
Triton-X will be opening up new perspectives for the OHB Group in the “new space market” and generating scope for commercial applications. The microsatellites will have a mass of around  80 kilos and transport a payload of up to 30 kilos to a low orbit around the Earth (altitude of 250-700 kilometers).



Response of the OHB-SE board to letter from Wyser-Pratte

Bremen, August 24, 2017. OHB SE received a letter from the Wyser-Pratte-Management Company (WPMC) on the evening of August 16, 2017. The letter from the owner of the US investment company, Guy P. Wyser-Pratte, was made public the following day by press release. OHB SE is now also releasing the topics addressed in the letter publicly in order to inform all OHB-SE shareholders at the same time.



OHB subsidiary megatel GmbH renamed OHB Digital Services GmbH

Bremen, August 2, 2017 - megatel GmbH, a subsidiary of Bremen-based technology company OHB SE, has been renamed OHB Digital Services GmbH. This new name highlights more effectively the company’s core activities in the digital transformation and the provision of innovative solutions and will allow cross-company potential to be leveraged more efficiently. At the same time, the change of name emphasizes the company’s membership within the OHB Group.



Successful launch of satellite OPTSAT-3000

OHB Italia providing launch services

Bremen, August 2nd, 2017. Earth observation satellite OPTSAT-3000 was successfully launched on board the VEGA flight VV10 from European spaceport Kourou, French Guyana on August 2nd at 01:58 GMT / 03:58 CEST. Space technology group OHB SE’s Italian subsidiary OHB Italia was responsible for the launch contract with VEGA and the associated engineering activities.