DLR facts

  • Personnel

    8444

    employees at DLR as of 31 Dec. 2018

  • Supporting young researchers

    989

    doctoral students were supervised by DLR in 2018

  • Promoting education

    37,316

    school children visited DLR_School_Labs in 2018

  • Infrastructure

    47

    institutes, testing and operational facilities exist within DLR

  • Sites

    26

    sites are maintained by DLR throughout Germany

  • Budget

    1035

    million euro was DLR’s research and operations budget in the financial year 2018

  • Aerospace budget

    1597

    million euro were managed within the DLR aerospace budget in the financial year 2018

  • Project Management Agency

    1434

    million euro was the amount of funds provided by DLR in the financial year 2018

  • Technology Marketing

    152

    technology transfer projects were supported by DLR between 2008 and 2018

50th anniversary of the Moon landing

Past, present, future - Web special featuring the Moon and the Apollo programme

InSight missions log

In the DLR blog, DLR-PI of the HP3-'Mole' gives regularly insights into the activities on Mars

A drop of faith

Unmanned helicopter superARTIS in test flights for humanitarian aid.