Technical Tours

Saturday, May 16, 09:00 – 15:30 hours
Three Technical Tours are offered, Costs 16€ per Tour

Tour 1: Visit of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Neustrelitz

© DLR, DLR Site Neustrelitz

© DLR, DLR Site Neustrelitz

Tour starts at 8:30am at bcc (via Shuttle Bus)

The Neustrelitz site of DLR is approximately 100km north of Berlin in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and is the workplace of about 60 scientists, engineers and clerical staff.
Earth Observations and Navigation are its main focus. The site is a department of the German Remote-sensing Data Centre and features radio telescopes for data reception, data management systems and validation and test environments for remote-sensing satellites. You will get information about its daily work, e.g. about real-time processing and satellite data archiving.

Tour 2: Visit of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Berlin-Adlershof

© DLR, DLR Site Berlin-Adlershof

© DLR, DLR Site Berlin-Adlershof

Tour starts at 9:00am at bcc (via public transport)

Berlin-Adlershof is one of Germany’s largest science and technology parks. Alongside the DLR, numerous other aviation and aerospace businesses are located at Adlershof. Its history began in 1909 with Germany’s first motorized flight. The Johannisthal airfield quickly became a meeting place for the daring pioneers of aviation and their flying machines. On this tour you will experience this unique period in history as well as today’s scientific and technical achievements of Adlershof.

Tour 3: Visit of GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences (Helmholtz Centre Potsdam) in Potsdam

© GFZ, GFZ Potsdam

© GFZ, GFZ Potsdam

Tour starts at 9:00am at bcc (via Shuttle Bus)

Research at GFZ – Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at the GFZ? Then we shall be glad to welcome you. We offer visitors a presentation, telling you more about our current research.
The object of research of the GFZ is the Earth System – our planet, on and from which we live. We study the history of the Earth and its characteristics, as well as the processes which occur on its surface and within its interior.