Press Releases

13.12.2017

OHB’s Galileo satellite successfully positioned in orbit

Bremen, December 13, 2017. The four satellites for the Galileo European navigation system reached their target orbit in space at 23:31 hours (CET) yesterday after a transit time of just under four hours. They are now orbiting the Earth at a distance of some 23,000 kilometers.

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11.12.2017

How Nicole, Zofia, Alexandre and Irina will save lives from outer space

A further four Galileo satellites to be launched on December 12. The OHB satellites with children’s names perform important services, transmit emergency signs to rescue services more quickly and render payments in online banking secure.

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29.11.2017

OHB supporting Berlin discovery center orbitall

In a ceremony attended by Brigitte Zypries, German Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, Marco Fuchs, the Chief Executive Officer of Bremen-based space and technology group OHB, presented a donation in the form of a cheque to the orbitall discovery center in Berlin. “The space industry is dependent on talented young people with an interest in technology. With our donation, we can directly contribute to encouraging boys and girls to discover or further build on their interest in space.”

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27.11.2017

Contract for electro-optical reconnaissance system signed

Bremen – Marco R. Fuchs, CEO of OHB System AG, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based space technology group OHB SE, has today signed a contract with the customer for the implementation of a global electro-optical satellite system for reconnaissance. The contract has a budget of up to EUR 400 million.

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27.11.2017

Milestone for OHB: SAR-Lupe radar reconnaissance system in operation for 10 years

Bremen – The space system and technology group OHB SE is celebrating the tenth anniversary of a product with which the Bremen-based company achieved its breakthrough to become a leading German systems specialist. Back in 2007, OHB supplied the German federal armed forces with their first own satellite-based reconnaissance system. It has been operating reliably around the clock for the past ten years.

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