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DLR Hamburg

DLR’s Hamburg Site


The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and its predecessors have been represented in Hamburg since the 1950s. Situated close to Hamburg’s other aerospace industry, the Aviation and Space Psychology Department of the Institute for Aerospace Medicine is one of the leading skills centres for the selection of personnel in the aerospace industry. DLR’s Institute of Air Transportation Systems has also been based here in Hamburg since 2007.

Site Hamburg


German Aerospace Center
Sportallee 54a

22335 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 513096-0

Hamburg - News
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DLR's new RSS feed URLs


12 July 2011
The URLs of all DLR RSS newsfeeds have changed. You may find an overview of these news feeds here: http://www.dlr.de/rss_en. The RSS feed of the Top News is: http://feeds.feedburner.com/DLR_top_en. Please update your bookmarks and feedreader settings.
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Sleep deprivation study at DLR Cologne

Sleep deprivation study at DLR Cologne


6 December 2010
Sleepless for 38 hours, spending the night in an altitude simulation chamber and undertaking a series of performance tests often left the second batch of eight subjects exhausted. They were part of a study conducted at the sleep laboratory at the German Aerospace Center, DLR. Surprising though it may sound, this study is expected to help pilots monitor their own performance capabilities during night flights. DLR researchers are also examining tests that, within just a few minutes, can provide information about the rate at which human response times slow down.
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Mars500

Mars500 - eighteen months in isolation


1 June 2010
It resembles a cross between a Finnish sauna and an enlarged roof structure from the seventies - but this wood-panelled container with its dormer-style roof, in which six men are going to be living from 3 June in voluntary isolation for 17 months, is not intended to provide much by way of luxury. "These 520 days will be an arduous psychological ordeal." Oliver Knickel knows what he is talking about, since last year he was Germany's test candidate for the 105-day preliminary experiment conducted at the test centre in the Moscow Institute for Biomedical Problems (IBMP).
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18/03/2010 Motion sickness during parabolic flights
07/07/2009 DLR motor glider Antares takes off in Hamburg – powered by a fuel cell