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02.10.2018 16:00

MT Aerospace receives "Space Flight Awareness Award" from NASA and Boeing

Bremen, October 02nd 2018. The Augsburg-based space technology company MT Aerospace AG today received the "Space Flight Awareness Award" for its outstanding work on the heavy-duty rocket system SLS of the US space agency NASA. The award was presented by former NASA astronaut and current Boeing Starliner space pilot Chris Ferguson on the recommendation of "The Boeing Company" at the International Astronautical Congress IAC in Bremen. 

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26.09.2018 08:45

100th countdown for European launcher ARIANE

Augsburg, September 26, 2018. Today MT Aerospace an Augsburg based company is celebrating the 100th launch of the ARIANE 5 from the spaceport in Kourou, French Guyana. This anniversary launch marks an important milestone for European space travel. Ariane5 is an ESA program with ArianeGroup as prime industrial lead contractor. MT can proudly show itself to the public as a key partner in the successful development of the launcher.

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21.09.2018 14:41

MT Mechatronics participating in major Heinrich Hertz mission

Mainz/Bochum September 21, 2018. The Mainz-based company MT Mechatronics Germany, a subsidiary of MT Aerospace AG, has today been awarded a contract for the production and delivery of five antennas by prime contractor SCISYS Deutschland GmbH for the ground segment of the “Heinrich Hertz” national satellite communications mission.

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13.09.2018 13:33

Further milestone reached in the construction of the Ariane 6 launch facilities

Augsburg/Main/Kourou, September 11, 2018 The new European Ariane 6 launch vehicle is to embark on its maiden flight from the Kourou space center in French-Guyana in July 2020. MT Aerospace AG of Augsburg, Germany, and its Mainz-based subsidiary MT Mechatronics GmbH are constructing the mechanical launch facilities (ELA 4) in Kourou in a contract for the French space agency CNES.

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21.06.2018 16:00

Quantum technological leap: MT Aerospace officially opening state-of-the-art facilities for Ariane 6 production in Augsburg

Aviation and space technology company MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of the technology group OHB SE, has today officially opened the new production facilities for the Ariane 6 at its Augsburg site in a ceremony attended by numerous honorary guests. MT Aerospace has built a new hall in Augsburg with a floor area of around 2500 square meters, retooled a further production hall and digitized its entire development and production operations with the financial support of the European Space Agency ESA. State-of-the-art welding systems, machine-to-machine communications as well as modernized drilling and riveting robots ensure more efficient and cheaper production processes.

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18.06.2018 12:48

Further important milestone reached in the construction of the Ariane 6 launch facilities

The new European Ariane 6 launch vehicle is to embark on its maiden flight from the Kourou space center in French-Guyana in July 2020. MT Aerospace AG and its Mainz-based subsidiary MT Mechatronics GmbH are constructing the mechanical launch facilities (ELA 4) in the Amazon region in a contract for the French space agency CNES.

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24.04.2018 08:30

MT Aerospace awarded contract for the production of ten Ariane 5 sets

  • jobs in Augsburg secured in transition phase to Ariane 6
  • MT Aerospace will be producing the metallic booster housings, tanks and other lightweight structures for the final ten Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicles

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04.04.2018 16:00

MT Aerospace ships the first tank for Ariane 6 to ArianeGroup in Bremen

Augsburg/Bremen, April 4, 2018 With the hydrogen tank MT Aerospace has delivered the first component for the upper stage for the future European launch vehicle Ariane 6 to the ArianeGroup’s new production center in Bremen. Fabricated in Augsburg using the latest equipment and optimized processes, the tank floors and cylinder panels were assembled by MT Aerospace in Bremen to form a propellant tank.

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28.03.2018 09:00

MT Mechatronics awarded a contract for the large precision system for the Ariane 6 launch pad in Kourou

Construction of the new launch facilities for the Ariane 6 launcher in Kourou, French Guiana, making swift progress. MT Mechatronics is playing a material role and has now prevailed over the European competition with the receipt of a contract for the delivery of the precision system for the mechanical ground support equipment MGSE.

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13.02.2018 14:45

MT Aerospace is conducting research into new concepts for commercial micro-launchers on behalf of ESA

Until now, small satellites have frequently had to “ride piggyback” on larger missions. In an effort to find ways of reducing the time required to place them in low earth orbits, the European Space Agency ESA recently instructed MT Aerospace AG among others to conduct feasibility studies into micro-launchers.

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