Under the PHOEBUS contract, demonstrators of the new upper stage made of ultra-light fiber composite materials will be developed and tested 

Bremen, November 02, 2022 - MT Aerospace AG has signed a contract worth 35 million euros with ArianeGroup GmbH for the further development of demonstrators for CFRP upper stages of European launch vehicles. ArianeGroup with MT Aerospace were awarded the contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to continue the development of the PHOEBUS (Prototype for a Highly OptimizEd Black Upper Stage) project.

NASA's heavy-lift rocket SLS launches Artemis 1 mission

Augsburg, 29 August 2022. NASA's almost 100-metre-high SLS (Space Launch System) lunar rocket is ready for the first launch, which is scheduled for 29 August 2022.

European spaceport project HYGUANE for a more sustainable future

Kourou / Augsburg, Germany, July 4th, 2022. The European Space Agency (ESA), the French space agency CNES, MT Aerospace AG (a subsidiary of OHB SE) and a group of European industrial and academic partners joined forces to cut CO2 emissions associated with orbital launches. They intend to establish infrastructure to underpin a hydrogen ecosystem supporting Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. The project HYGUANE (HYdrogène GUyanais A Neutralité Environnementale) aims to establish a pilot plant within the Spaceport capable of producing 130 tons per year of renewable hydrogen, with the goal of dramatically reducing Spaceport greenhouse gas emissions.

Augsburg's traditional aerospace company breaks new ground

Augsburg, 28 April 2022 - "Minister of State Aiwanger visited us at exactly the right time, as we were able to explain to him today what the recently announced order from Amazon for the launch of Kuiper communications satellites with European Ariane 6 rockets means for our company and Augsburg as a space location: stability, security and growth," said Hans Steininger, CEO of MT Aeros-pace AG, summing up the visit.

NASA's return to the moon – with safety-critical structural components from Augsburg-based MT Aerospace for the upper stage of the Space Launch System (SLS)

Augsburg, 17 March 2022 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of OHB SE, have signed a further contract to supply structural components for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS). Boeing is the industrial prime contractor for the development and construction of this heavy-lift launch vehicle, whose first flight is scheduled for spring 2022. Boeing has now commissioned Augsburg-based MT Aerospace with the dome segments for the cryogenic hydrogen tank of the rocket's upper stage EUS (Exploration Upper Stage), thus expanding the existing cooperation between the companies.

Augsburg, 03.03.2022. The Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy, Dr Anna Christmann, paid an inaugural visit to aerospace company MT Aerospace AG in Augsburg yesterday. MT Aerospace is a subsidiary of the space and technology group OHB SE.

Augsburg, 16.02.2022. EOS, the leading supplier of responsible manufacturing solutions via industrial 3D printing (AM), has added MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of the OHB SE Group, as the second partner for its newly created end-to-end production network. If a company of any size is looking for first-class support - from design and serial additive production to the finished component, it will in future be able to make uncomplicated contact with the selected, certified EOS partners via the EOS network. The Augsburg based company MT Aerospace AG has been supplying structures and components for Aerospace for more than 50 years and, as a specialist for materials and processes, has now been appointed EOS partner in the field of metallic AM components.

Bernd Beschorner appointed Chief Operations Officer

Bremen / Augsburg, 01.09.2021. The Supervisory Board of Augsburg-based MT Aerospace AG, a member of the listed high-technology group OHB SE, has appointed Bernd Beschorner to the Management Board with effect from 01.09.2021. Within the Management Board of MT Aerospace AG, Mr Beschorner will be responsible for the Engineering and Operations divisions, which include the company's various development and production divisions as well as Quality Management. In the past, Mr Beschorner has held various positions in the aviation industry as a member of the management of various companies.

Companies to explore additional collaboration on commercial satellites and NASA’s Space Launch System

AUGSBURG, Germany, July 7, 2021 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and MT Aerospace AG, part of OHB SE, today signed a new partnership agreement in Augsburg, in the presence of Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is intended to further diversify and expand MT Aerospace’s supplier activities for Boeing’s commercial, defense and space programs over the next few years.

Augsburg, 23 June, 2021. MT Aerospace AG, a subsidiary of space and technology group OHB SE, has reached an important milestone in the targeted development of a CFRP upper stage for a future European launcher: at the beginning of June 2021, it had its prototype high-performance tank for rocket engines made of carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) tested at the DLR test centre in Trauen as part of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) ComET project within the Future Launchers Preparatory Programme (FLPP).


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