15 September 2016With a new Malik publication, "m4 Mountains – Die vierte Dimension" (“m4 Mountains – The Fourth Dimension”), the German Aerospace Center (DLR) presents another of its showcase book from the world of satellite-supported earth observation. On more than 200 pages Stefan Dech and Nils Sparwasser together with mountaineer-legend Reinhold Messner show some of our planet’s fascinating mountains in an absolutely innovative way.
20. September 2016Über eine halbe Million Menschen haben die Ausstellung "Wunder der Erde" bereits besucht und die Schau in dem alten Industriedenkmal zu einer der bestbesuchten Einzelausstellungen dieses Jahres gemacht.
24 August 2016Just one year ago Prof. Otmar Wiestler was appointed new president of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (HGF).In order to become better acquainted with the members of the association he is now visiting the German Aerospace Center (DLR). He is accompanied by members of the DLR executive board and John Lewis, a member of the HGF Senate Commission.
19 August 2016On the night from August 7 to August 8 an emergency has been declared in the Porto region of Portugal, where wildfires spread. Over several days fires burned before it was possible to get them under control.
05 August 2016Earthquakes, landslides, tsunami and other natural disasters can abruptly change the shape of the earth’s surface. Disaster relief teams and public authorities require up to date and precise situational information as soon as possible when responding to such events. By employing an optical camera system, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) can provide timely, high-resolution 3D terrain models within seconds directly from the airplane or helicopter.
26 July 2016Since 25 July a Processing and Archiving Centre (PAC) at DFD has been operating for three of the four orbiting Sentinel satellites. The PAC is being run on behalf of ESA for the European Commission. This is where raw data are turned into satellite image products, stored in the German Satellite Data Archive (D-SDA), and made available from there to users worldwide.