Posts by: Marco Elster

The German Federal State of Bremen delegation, led by Senator Martin Günthner, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Ports, during a meeting with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) officials, including President Sylvain Laporte. (Credit: CSA) On April 12, 2018, representatives of the Canadian space industry and...

Credit: ArianeGroup Arianespace has successfully launched two telecommunications satellites: DSN-1/Superbird-8 for the Japanese operator SKY Perfect JSAT; and HYLAS 4 for the British operator Avanti Communications. Read more…   Website Arianespace    

The hydrogen tank delivered by MT Aerospace to ArianeGroup’s new production center in Bremen, Germany, is the first component for the upper stage of the future European launcher Ariane 6. © MT Aerospace In Bremen, the first propellant tank for the future European launcher’s upper stage was delivered to ArianeGroup’s...

Rates of grounding line migration around Antarctica between 2010 and 2016. Most Antarctic glaciers flow straight into the ocean in deep submarine troughs. The place where their base leaves the seabed and begins to float is known as the grounding line. Information from ESA’s CryoSat mission has revealed that, over the...

At Airbus Defence and Space, visitors can explore the Columbus module during a guided space tour (© Jonas Ginter/BTZ Bremer Touristik-Zentrale) What man and machines are achieving in space is truly impressive. At the launch sites and at home, millions of spectators watch rockets blasting off into the great unknown....

Wing assembly at the Airbus plant © Airbus A total of 4,500 employees work at the Airbus premises next to Bremen airport. The vast site also houses the space division of Airbus Defence and Space and their subsidiary supplier Premium Aerotec.   Website Bremen Invest    

Credit: ZARM ESA’s Education team is thrilled to finally announce the location and organiser of the 2017 European CanSat launch campaign: the competition will be hosted by the Centre of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) helped by local partners, at the University of Bremen, Germany.   Website...