In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion

The DLR Institute of Space Propulsion in Lampoldshausen
The DLR In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion in Lam­pold­shausen
Image 1/2, Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)

The DLR Institute of Space Propulsion in Lampoldshausen

The DLR In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion has unique ex­per­tise in Eu­rope in the de­vel­op­ment and op­er­a­tion of en­gine test rigs. Since 1959, en­gines for launch­ers and space sys­tems have been test­ed and fur­ther de­vel­oped at the DLR site in Lam­pold­shausen.
HyEnD rocket in the Skylark Hall
HyEnD rock­et
Image 2/2, Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)

HyEnD rocket

The HyEnD rock­et was as­sem­bled in the so-called Sky­lark Hall at Es­range Space Cen­ter. From here it is rolled to the launch pad, which is lo­cat­ed be­hind the build­ing.

The DLR Institute of Space Propulsion has unique expertise in Europe in the development and operation of engine test rigs. Since 1959, engines for rockets and space systems have been tested and further developed at the site in Lampoldshausen. This research is part of the European space programme. With the Ariane launcher family, Europe is in a position to independently launch satellites into orbit for a wide variety of applications, thus securing competitive and independent access to space. This is a prerequisite for the unrestricted use of satellite data.

Contact
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Schlechtriem
    Di­rec­tor
    Ger­man Aerospace Cen­ter (DLR)
    DLR In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion
    Telephone: +49 6298 28-203
    Im Langen Grund
    74239 Hardthausen
    Contact
  • Sandra Schiemer
    In­sti­tute Sec­re­tari­at
    Deutsches Zen­trum für Luft- und Raum­fahrt (DLR)
    In­sti­tut für Raum­fahrtantriebe
    Telephone: +49 6298 28-204
    Fax: +49 6298 28-190
    Im Langen Grund
    74239 Hardthausen
    Contact
Locations and Offices
Lampoldshausen
  • 39,12
    51

    In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion: num­ber of jour­nal con­tri­bu­tions from 2014 to 2018

  • 39,12
    39
    number of publications of non-open access between 2014 and 2018
  • 39,12
    12
    number of publications of open access between 2014 and 2018
  • Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    24

    In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion: num­ber of PhD stu­dents (2018)

  • Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    24
    2018
  • 78,375
    453

    In­sti­tute of Space Propul­sion: num­ber of pub­li­ca­tions - 17 per­cent of open ac­cess (2014 to 2018)

  • 78,375
    78
    number of publications of open access between 2014 and 2018 (17 percent)
  • 78,375
    375
    number of publications of non-open access between 2014 and 2018

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