Wolfgang Pitz joins SpaceTech's Board of Directors
[13. July 2015]
From left to right: Wolfgang Pitz, Frank Gilles, Bernhard Doll
SpaceTech is proud to welcome Wolfgang Pitz as new shareholder in the Board of Directors now formed by Bernhard Doll (CEO), Frank Gilles and Wolfgang Pitz. Before, Wolfgang Pitz worked for Airbus DS (formerly EADS Astrium, formerly Dornier) in the Earth Observation, Navigation and Science Division for more than two decades. His last assignment at Airbus DS was Director of European Programmes and in this role he was responsible on European level for all large ESA / EU / Eumetsat Satellite Prime contracts.
SpaceTech confirmed as largest German SME in space sector
[22. April 2015]
As a result of a DLR initiated survey among the German SMEs active in the space business, STI has been identified as the largest "Space SME" in Germany.
Contract for Development of MERLIN Frequency Reference Unit
[20. April 2015]
STI has signed the contract for the development of the MERLIN frequency reference unit (FRU) in subcontract to Airbus DS.
The German-French satellite MERLIN (Methane Remote Sensing LIDAR Mission) is a mission to observe the concentration of the greenhouse gas methane. In this cooperation France signs responsible for the Satellite Bus, which is a Myriade Evolution, and Germany signs responsible for the Instrument.
STI selected as supplier for Euclid Sunshield with Solar Array
[Image from euclid-ec.org]
STI has been selected as supplier for the Euclid Sunshield. The deliverable will consist of a combination of a solar generator and a sunshield for the telescope of Euclid. Besides the thermal isolation of the optical instrument, the protection against scatter light (via shadowing) is crucial.
Euclid is an ESA space mission with the goal to give answers to the expansion of the Universe and to the origin of Dark Energy.
New Executive Board: Bernhard Doll (CEO) and Frank Gilles
[1. Nov 2014]
The GRACE FO LRI Project Manager and longtime friend and colleague of STI CEO Bernhard Doll, Frank Gilles, is now becoming part of the Executive Board of SpaceTech. Congratulations!