Press Releases


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.



OHB supporting ESA BIC Challenge at the INNOspace Masters — Start-ups awarded

Bremen, 17. Mai 2017. At the INNOspace Masters Awards ceremony, which was held in the presence of Brigitte Zypries, the Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, in Berlin, Sebastian Marcu prevailed over the competition with his “Bake in Space” project in the ESA BIC Challenge supported by OHB. The ESA BIC Challenge is searching for business ideas and new business models aimed at achieving substantial progress in the commercialization of space. This was the second time that OHB SE (Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005936124) supported the ESA BIC Challenge and the company is eagerly awaiting the exchange with the winners.