Germany


2016 – Sounding Rockets

Government sounding rocket programs, such as NASA’s Sounding Rockets Program Office (SRPO), use sounding rockets as training tools for future engineers and scientists. More launch opportunities... Government sounding rocket programs,…

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2014 – German Government Space Budget

Germany’s civil space program is overseen by the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR or German Aerospace Center), which acts as Germany’s space agency as well as conducting research…

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Quieter German Wind Turbines

An aborted European planet-hunting satellite's technology helps muffle wind turbines in Germany. Darwin, a proposed European Space Agency planet-hunting satellite constellation, was to orbit the Sun at a point 1.5…

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Taking the Stress out of Travel Planning

Smartphone software applications aid drivers with detailed travel plans. For travelers not excited about, or too busy for, planning their own itinerary for a European vacation, smartphone applications such as…

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2013 – Government Space Budgets Overview

Government space programs accounted for approximately $## billion in spending during 2013, representing ##% of the global space economy. Government investment in space decreased by ##% in 2013, contributing to…

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2012 – On-Orbit Servicing

Much of the world depends on GEO satellites for defense, communication, science, and weather monitoring. These expensive assets eventually fail or run out of propellant, but refueling and maintaining them…

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2005 – ISS

The largest in-space platform ever constructed is the International Space Station (ISS). “Led by the United States, the ISS draws upon the scientific and technological resources of 16 nations: Canada,…

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