When: 22 September 2013, 10:00 to 18:00
Where: German Aerospace Center (DLR), Linder Höhe, 51147 Cologne
Getting to 'German Aerospace Day 2013': Please use public transport to get to the event. From the Cologne main train station you can take the S-Bahn, line S 13, which stops at Cologne/Bonn Airport. There, you will find a shuttle service to the DLR site. If you arrive by car, there are several car parks outside the DLR site; there, you will find a shuttle bus that will take you to the DLR site. You will find a list of the car parks here.
Visit one-of-a-kind aircraft on German Aerospace Day 2013.
Meet astronauts, find out how people on Earth benefit from aviation and space medicine, see for yourself how tomorrow's engines perform and what it takes to develop high-tech materials for energy technology, aviation and aerospace. Learn about space missions and visit the Microgravity User Support Center.
We all want energy to be available when we need it. During German Aerospace Day, energy researchers at DLR will demonstrate how innovative storage devices can be used to efficiently harness energy.
Aerospace research covers a broad spectrum of activities – missions to celestial bodies are just as much a part of it as checking the health of astronauts or experimenting in microgravity on parabolic flights.
A wind tunnel with icy temperatures; test rigs for combustion chambers to house next-generation turbines spewing fire, DLR's largest research aircraft, the Airbus A320 ATRA: These are just a few of the major high-tech apparatus that the German Aerospace Center (DLR) will present at its main headquarters in Cologne on 22 September 2013. German Aerospace Day has a lot to offer in terms of aerospace research: Four DLR institutes will showcase their work on economical, quiet and safe aircraft.
Recently, we at the German Aerospace Center DLR and our partner European Space Agency ESA rebranded our SpaceTweetup concept as SocialSpace. Now it's time for our first SocialSpace. We are inviting 60 of our followers on social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other platforms to a 'SocialSpace' as part of German Aerospace Day, on 22 September in Cologne, Germany.
Space Tweetups by the German Aerospace Center, DLR, and the European Space Agency ESA are becoming even more social. Originally conceived as real-life meetups of Twitter followers, they will now be open to participants from all social media channels, and thus called ‘SocialSpace’.