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Mr. Marco Fuchs, President of OHB Italia, at #IAC2021

Mr. Marco Fuchs, President of OHB Italia, at #IAC2021 “Good to be back! #IAC2021 is open and OHB SE is aboard! Marco Fuchs is happy to join the @International Astronautical Congress in Dubai „to see what‘s going on and to promote what we have.” More on Linkedln...

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THE EYE OF #PRISMA ON CUMBRE VIEJA: INCREDIBLE ERUPTION VIEW

The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma was captured by the hyperspectral Eye of PRISMA on the 9th and 15th of October 2021. Lava flow was monitored through the analysis of bright yellow-orange pixels. The clouds appear whitish in the image, while the…...

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THE MINISTER FOR DIGITAL INNOVATION IN MILAN TO VISIT OHB ITALIA

18.10.2021 – Institutional visit yesterday at #OHBItalia of the Italian Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition Mr. Vittorio Colao and his Chief of Staff Mr. Stefano Firpo. The #spaceindustry has a long heritage in our country and OHB Italia, with its 40 years of activity, is an essential and…...

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PRISMA AND THE EYE OF SAHARA

The #PRISMA Satellite is surprising us every time thanks to its hyperspectral view. The image below of the Richat structure, also known as the EYE OF SAHARA or Guelb El Richat, was taken on 10th May 2021 by the PRISMA satellite, developed by #OHBItalia for #ASI – Agenzia Spaziale Italiana. The peculiar structure stretches across a 40…...

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FULL CONCEPT ANIMATION OF THE GIANT MAGELLAN TELESCOPE

The Giant Magellan Telescope ( #GMT), located at Las Campanas Observatory in the Chilean Atacama Desert, is one of the world’s largest #telescope and it will offer images ten times sharper than the Hubble Space Telescope. GMT is composed on seven primary mirrors, each 8.4 meters in diameter, to form…...

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Giant Magellan Telescope: new contract for protecting the world’s largest mirrors

Bremen/Milan, October 4, 2021. OHB Italia signed with OHB Digital Connect, both subsidiaries of the of the space group OHB SE, a contract for the development of a cover system for seven of the world’s largest mirrors on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). The complex mechanical covers are critical for…...

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#ASI PRESS RELEASE ON #BEPICOLOMBO: FIRST FACE-TO-FACE WITH MERCURY

In the night between 1st and 2nd October 2021 Bepicolombo will approach #Mercury, the closest Planet to the Sun. The probe will fly over Mercury at an altitude of about 200 km capturing images and scientific data, the first step of what will happen during the main mission starting from…...

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COME SASSI NELLO STAGNO SPAZIALE

Angelo Vallerani, Direttore Institutional Relations presso #OHBItalia, nonché Presidente di Lombardia Aerospace Cluster (#LAC), in una intervista rilasciata al magazine #Airpress di settembre tocca temi spinosi e attualissimi. Dal #PNRR, che lui definisce “un innesco di opportunità per cerchi concentrici che andrà ad impattare positivamente sul cuore del comparto spaziale” grazie ai previsti…...

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#PRISMA SCANNED THE DELTA OF PO RIVER

The big EYE of PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa) still surprises us and helps the scientific community to prevent global climate change. After the fire in Oregon and after the ‘state of health’ of #Trasimeno Lake, this time PRISMA Satellite (realized for the Italian Space Agency – ASI – by OHB…...

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The #FLYEYE Telescope and the 25.000 potentially dangerous asteroids around the Earth on COSMO Magazine

Yes, it’s true: for the US National Congress the dangerous objects orbiting around our Planet during 15-years observations are much more than we could imagine. That’s why a modern telescope like FLYEYE, developed by OHB Italia, is becoming more and more important for our daily life. FLYEYE is an innovative…...

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