This short DLR film shows how the region can be supplied with low-cost electricity from the desert.
The Automated Transfer Vehicle Johannes Kepler was launched on a specially modified launcher, the Ariane 5ES, at 22:50 CET on 16 February 2011 from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana. The second space cargo carrier in the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) programme, it is now en route to the International Space Station (ISS).
The catapult in the tunnel simulation facility at DLR Göttingen accelerates models of high-speed trains to 400 kilometres per hour. The system can simulate, for example, the entry of high-speed trains into tunnels.
The video is part of DLR’s annual review from September 2010.
The Traffic Tower at Berlin Adlershof uses taxis as a congestion detector; with this data, DLR researchers are analysing the situation on the streets.
The video is part of DLR’s annual review from August 2010.
DLR researchers successfully demonstrate their work on a test track near Aachen. The novel RCAS anti-collision system uses direct train-to-train communication to alert the train operators in time to prevent a possible collision.
The video is part of DLR’s annual review from May 2010.
On the 130-metre long test range at DLR Lampoldshausen, laser beams will be precisely analysed under real environmental conditions. This video is part of DLR’s annual review from March 2010.