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OHB System AG is one of the three leading space companies in Europe. It belongs to listed high-tech group OHB SE, where around 2,400 specialists and executives work on key European space programs. With two strong sites in Bremen and Oberpfaffenhofen and more than three decades of experience, OHB System specializes in high-tech solutions for space, science and industry.

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EDRS-C satellite passes acoustic testing with flying colors

Bremen / Ottobrunn, November 13, 2018. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based space and technology group OHB System AG, is the principal contractor for the development and construction of the EDRS-C satellite. EDRS-C is the second node of for the European Data Relay System (EDRS), also referred to as SpaceDataHighway, which is a public-private partnership between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus. The telecommunications satellite is currently undergoing several months of testing at IABG’s Space Test Centre to validate it for space flight. The SmallGeo satellite successfully completed acoustic testing on November 6, 2018.

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OHB awarded ESA contract for the development of 3D-printed satellite components and instruments

Bremen, November 12, 2018. OHB System AG, a subsidiary of space and technology group OHB SE, has received funding under the European Space Agency (ESA) General Support Technology Program for the development of 3D printing technology for fabricating structural and payload components for satellites. In performing this activity, OHB will be supported by its project partners, the Fraunhofer Institute for Additive Production Technologies IAPT, the software company Altair Engineering and cbprocess GmbH.

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OHB Czechspace s.r.o. commencing business operations in the Czech Republic

Bremen/Brno, November 9, 2018. This month, OHB Czechspace s.r.o., a subsidiary of the space and technology group OHB SE, has commenced operations at its new offices in Brno, Czech Republic. The company will be assembling an engineering team at its Brno site, initially concentrating on structural analysis and design services, systems engineering and structural hardware procurement. Czechspace already expects to receive preliminary orders this month. OHB engineer Ariane Wyen has been appointed Managing Director of OHB Czechspace.

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