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Germany

In the 30ies, a space organization (Verein für Raumschiffahrt, society for space travel) was created with members as famous as Wernher von Braun and H. Oberth. In 1931 they managed to launch a rocket with liquid ergols. During the second world war Germany developed the V2 missile. In 1962 Germany started cooperating with European countries when the COPERS was created. Germany has been part of ESRO and ELDO. It is now member of ESA. Has created in July 1989 a federal space agency: DARA (Deutsche Agentur für RaumfahrtAngelegenheiten). Member of Intersputnik.

External resources


http://www.dlr.de/


Satellites launched

1969
Azur (GRS A)

1970
Dial-Wika

1972
Aeros 1 (GRS B)

1974
Aeros 2
Symphonie 1

1975
Symphonie 2

1983
Oscar 10
Spas 1

1984
AMPTE IRM

1987
Tvsat 1

1989
DFS 1
Tvsat 2

1990
Rosat
DFS 2

1991
Tubsat A

1992
DFS 3

1993
Orfeus-Spas

1994
Tubsat B
Crista-Spas

1995
GFZ 1

1997
Equator S

1998
Tubsat N
Tubsat N1
Safir 2

1999
Abrixas
Tubsat C

2000
Champ
Rubin 1
Phase 3D

2001
Bird

2002
Rubin 3
Rubin 2

2003
Rubin 4

2005
UWE 1
Rubin 5

2006
Sar Lupe 1

2007
Terrasar X
Sar Lupe 2
Sar Lupe 3

2008
Sar Lupe 4
Compass 1
Rubin 8
Sar Lupe 5
Rapideye 1
Rapideye 2
Rapideye 3
Rapideye 4
Rapideye 5

2009
Beesat 1
Uwe 2
Rubin 9.1+9.2
SatcomBw 2a

2010
SatcomBw 2b
Tandem X

2012
TET 1

2013
Beesat 2
Beesat 3
First Move
Somp
UWE 3
Wren

2014
AISat

2016
Biros
Beesat 4


Main programs


Aeros
DFS Kopernikus
Safir
Symphonie
Tubsat
Tvsat

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