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German Aerospace Day at DLR in Cologne – a live encounter with astronauts and high-tech research

19. August 2011

On 18 September 2011, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is holding its Aerospace Day in Cologne-Porz. On this date, DLR and the European Space Agency (ESA) – alongside other partners, will be showcasing their research projects from the aerospace, energy and transport sectors.

Understanding mobility: DLR transport and traffic researcher Barbara Lenz

22. June 2011

Barbara Lenz is the only woman to head one of the 32 research institutes and facilities of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). She is also the only female professor of Transport Geography in Germany, holding a special DLR professorship at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Since 1 January 2007, Barbara Lenz has been in charge of the DLR Institute of Transport Research in Adlershof, located to the south of Berlin.

DLR makes highly automated driving a real prospect for the future

21. June 2011

Road traffic accidents are often the result of errors made by inattentive, overstressed or tired drivers. The objective of the EU project HAVEit (Highly Automated Vehicles for Intelligent Transport), in which the German Aerospace Center (DLR) played an active role, was to minimise the number of this kind of accidents. The results were presented at the final meeting in Boras, Sweden, on 21 and 22 June 2011.

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Transport trends in the mega-city Santiago de Chile

14. June 2011

An international consortium of scientists, including transport researchers from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), is examining the opportunities and risks of mega-cities and metropolitan areas. The primary research objective, based on the metropolis of Santiago de Chile, is to provide recommendations for strategic urban planning.

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DLR 2011 – research has high priority in Germany

26. January 2011

The missions and projects planned by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in 2011 underline the importance of research in Germany, specifically in the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security. Highlights were presented at a new year press conference in Berlin with Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the Executive Board, and Ulrich Wagner, Board Member for Energy and Transport.

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Why we wake up – the impact of traffic noise on sleep patterns

6. January 2011

Traffic noise is annoying, it causes stress and sickness - most people would agree to this. To combat the effects of the noise, we first need to understand how humans react to different types of noise. A research group at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has addressed this complex subject.

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