Press Releases


Global Leaders In Planetary Science Announce Asteroid Day In Luxembourg In 2017

Luxembourg, London, Berlin, Silicon Valley, Bucharest (February 14, 2017) -- The city of Luxembourg today hosted international leaders to launch Asteroid Day 2017. Asteroid Day is a UN sanctioned global day of education to raise awareness about asteroids and in particular how we protect Earth from dangerous impacts.



New type of propulsion system for SmallGEO “Electra” variant

Bremen, 13.02.2017. OHB System AG is going one decisive step further in the development of the SmallGEO geostationary satellite platform: OHB Sweden (a subsidiary of OHB SE, Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) has now been tasked with developing the electric propulsion system and the Attitude-Orbit-Control software for the fully electric version known as “Electra”.



NASA Space Launch System: MT Aerospace awarded further contracts by Boeing

Augsburg, February 09, 2017. MT Aerospace AG, a member of the European space and technology group OHB SE (ISIN: DE0005936124, Prime Standard), has been awarded further contracts by US space technology group Boeing for additional development work on the Space Launch System (SLS).



OHB funding a foundation professorship to improve cyber security in satellite communications

Bremen / Neubiberg, February 3, 2017. In today’s information society, the development of efficient and secure communications channels is increasingly growing in importance. It is for this reason that OHB System AG, a subsidiary of OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124), is funding a junior professorship in secure space communications at the Institute of Information Technology at the University of the German Federal Armed Forces in Munich.



OHB with a successful launch into a geostationary orbit

Bremen/Kourou, January 28, 2017. In the early hours of the morning, the telecommunications satellite H36W-1 produced by space technology company OHB System AG reached its target orbit at an altitude of 36,000 kilometers. A Russian Soyuz carrier had lifted off on schedule at 2.03 hours CET from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French-Guyana. Roughly half an hour later, the carrier released the satellite with a mass of 3,200 kg into its geostationary transfer orbit.