Press Releases


Industry-University Education MoU – Press release material

On June 21st, 2017, a group of major European space manufacturing industries (all members of Eurospace: Airbus Defence & Space, Arianegroup, Avio, OHB, RUAG Space, Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space) and universities (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers of Paris, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, KTH Royal Institute of Technology of Stockholm, University of Montpellier, La Sapienza University of Rome, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Von Karman Institute of Brussels) have signed at Le Bourget a memorandum of understanding on an education partnership agreement aiming - through their joint and coordinated efforts - at organizing for multi-nationality teams of  students a structured transition  between their educational path and their entry into the professional world. This is intended to take place by means of dedicated projects to be developed by teams of students coming from universities in different countries and working on industry's selected priorities, teams being selected by industry via competition of international teams.



OHB italia, on behalf of the italian space agency, and ARIANESPACE sign contract to launch PRISMA italian satellite

The launch will be carried out by a Vega rocket in 2018 from the Guiana Space Center, within the scope of a contract signed by OHB Italia Spa on behalf of the Italian Space Agency ASI.



MT Aerospace awarded contract for the development of tank and structural components for the new Ariane 6 launcher

Augsburg, Germany-based space technology company MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of the listed technology group OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124), has signed a contract with Airbus Safran Launchers for the development of key tank and structural components for the new European Ariane 6 launcher.



OHB at the Paris Air Show 2017

Bremen, June 8, 2017. Once again, listed technology group OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124) will be an exhibitor at this year’s Paris Air Show alongside its European subsidiaries. Represented by its two business units – Space Systems and Aerospace + Industrial Products – the group will be displaying its range of products and services.



OHB telecommunications satellite demonstrating full functional capability in orbit

First SmallGEO handed over to customer HISPASAT

Bremen June 02, 2017. Launched at the beginning of the year, the H36W-1 telecommunications satellite supplied by OHB System AG has been handed over to Spanish satellite operator HispaSat following the completion of an In Orbit Test period of more than 80 days. This trial confirms the design and configuration of the new European SmallGEO satellite platform, simultaneously testifying to the fact that the German space industry has regained system capabilities for telecommunications satellites.