Press Releases


New type of booster casing for ARIANE 6 successfully tested

This morning, MT Aerospace AG, a space technology company based in Augsburg, Germany and subsidiary of the listed technology group OHB SE*, successfully tested a new technology for carbon fiber-reinforced (CFRP) booster casings.



Dr. Wolfgang Paetsch joining the Management Board of OHB System AG

The Supervisory Board of OHB System AG, a subsidiary of OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), has appointed Dr. Wolfgang Paetsch to the company’s Management Board effective July 1, 2017.



Asteroid Day is Ready to Rock Around the Clock

Luxembourg, Silicon Valley -- More than 700 events in 190 countries around the world are planned for Asteroid Day on June 30, 2017, the anniversary of Earth's largest asteroid impact in recorded history, the 1908 Siberia Tunguska event, which devastated 2000 sq. kilometers (770 square miles) of forest in Siberia, Russia.



“Max Valier” nano-satellite successfully launched

Sriharikota/ India, Bolzano/ South Tirol, Bremen/Germany, June 23, 2017: Today at 6.00 hours CEST, “Max Valier Sat”, a satellite for school students and amateur radio users, was launched on board an Indian PSLV rocket lifting off from the Dhawan Space Centre around 80 kilometers north of Chennai. Working closely with teachers and school students from the Technology College (TFO) of Bolzano, South Tirol, specialists from Bremen-based space company OHB System AG developed and built this nano-satellite. One particular highlight is the mini x-ray telescope added to the mission by the Max Planck Institute of Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) in Garching.



ESA and the European Commission awarding OHB System AG a contract for a further eight navigation satellites

Bremen, Paris, June 22, 2017. OHB System AG was awarded a contract to produce additional eight navigation satellites for the Galileo programme.

Signed today, the contract is worth EUR 324 million. This will increase the number of Galileo FOC satellites supplied by OHB to a total of 30, of which the first 14 are already in orbit.