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DLR site Oberpfaffenhofen
The DLR location in Oberpfaffenhofen is beside the location in Köln-Porz one of the largest research centers in Germany. Ten scientific institutes are located on the premises not far from the Munich-Lindau autobahn No. A96. Currently, this location holds a labour force of about 1,600 employees. This research center is focussed among others on the participation in space missions, climatology, remote data exploration of the earth, extension of navigation systems and further development of robot technology.
DLR site Weilheim
The ground station established in 1968 at Weilheim by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the communications link between Earth and satellites in orbit. With its help, it is possible to create a communications link with a satellite when it flies over that allows data to pass either way.
DLR site Cologne
DLR has its headquaters in Cologne. The site is located next to Cologne-Bonn airport. Approximately 1,500 employees work in the institutes and facilities and in the central administration.
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