Dienstag, 25. Juli 2017

Factory Tours

Several factory tours will be provided on Tuesday, 17th November 2015.
After participant registration you will be updated automatically in order so sign in for your preferred factory tour.

TOUR 1 - Airbus Defence & Space

At Airbus D & S you can gain exciting insights into the latest space technology made in Bremen. During your guided tour you will learn more about the everyday life in space while sightseeing the original modules of the International Space Station (ISS) and the construction elements of Ariane 5. You can even watch the scientists and engineers at work during a visit to the 'clean room'.

Timing:
14:30 h bus departure from Atlantic Hotel
15:00 - 17:00 h factory tour Airbus D&S
17:00 - 17:30 h transfer Airbus - city centre
Attention: All participants must have a valid identity card. Entry without valid identity card will not be permitted!


TOUR 2 - ZARM Drop Tower Operation and Service Company

The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) is a research institute of the University of Bremen operating the ZARM Drop Tower, a microgravity laboratory that is unique in Europe and open to scientists from all over the world. With a height of 146 meters, it is possible to conduct experiments under conditions of weightlessness for a time period of up to 9.3 seconds - a feature no other drop tower can provide. During the guided tour you will not only get a look into the drop tube, but also explore other test laboratories that ZARM has to offer. This includes the vibration test lab, the thermal vacuum chamber and the largest 30g-centrifuge in Europe.

Timing:
14:45 h bus departure from Atlantic Hotel
15:00 - 17:00 h factory tour ZARM
17:00 - 17:15 h transfer ZARM - city centre


 

TOUR 3 - OHB - technical visit

The systems specialist OHB System AG is one of the leading independent forces in European space. They have been making a name for themselves on the market with their creative and business approach for a good 35 years particularly in core business comprising low-orbiting and geostationary satellites. They are developing and executing some of the key projects of our times such as the Galileo navigation satellites, the SARah reconnaissance system, the MTG meteorological satellites, the EnMAP environment satellite, the TET-1 technology testing vehicle and the HispaSat, ELECTRA and EDRS-C telecommunications satellites. The tour programme includes a presentation of the OHB company profile and a visit of integration halls.

Timing:
15:00 h bus departure from Atlantic Hotel
15:15 - 17:15 h factory tour OHB
17:15 - 17:45 h transfer OHB - city centre

 

TOUR 4 - Airbus Bremen

Guided tour by foot of the manufacturing facilities: wings and flaps production. If applicable you may also visit the Condor Project and/or part production and/or A400M Hall.

Timing:
15:15 h bus departure from Atlantic Hotel
15:45 - 18:00 h factory tour Airbus Bremen
18:00 - 18:30 h transfer Airbus - city centre
Attention: All participants must have a valid identity card. Entry without valid identity card will not be permitted!