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Great documentary by @dw_english Flying over #mounteverest on a motorised glider http://www.dw.de/from-strausberg-to-mount-everest-two-part-documentary/a-18324776

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The 51st International Paris Air Show at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions will take place from 15-21 June 2015.

The first 4 days of the show will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by 3 days for the general public. ‪#‎DLR‬ will present itself as a part of the German Aerospace industry at its joint stand in Hall 2C.

You will find more information about the International Paris Air Show 2015 here: http://www.siae.fr/EN

For contact and location info visit DLR's Events & Trade Fairs site here:http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10718/1269_read-855/date-1936/#/gallery/17840

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Image: International Paris Air Show 2013. Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).
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#‎ARCTIC15‬ is a campaign promoted by the Microwaves and Radar Institute of ‪#‎DLR‬, carried out in cooperation with +ETH Zürich and with the support of the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI). It takes place in Greenland from mid-April to the end of May 2015 with the objective of collecting polarimetric-interferometric SAR data at different frequencies over different facies of the ice sheet. 

Full blogpost: http://www.dlr.de/blogs/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-9248/15909_read-817/

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Image: DLR scientists Martin Keller and Georg Fischer installing the radar reflectors. In the foreground two GNSS base stations have been placed. Credit: Silvan Leinss.
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Would you lie in bed for 60 days in the name of research? 

The second round of the long-term bedrest study (Langzeit-Bettruhe-Studie; RSL study) will start at :envihab in early January 2016. For this study, the DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine is looking for healthy men between 20 and 45 years of age.

Are you interested? You will find more information (in German) about the study here: http://www.dlr.de/me/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-7713/16004_read-40840/

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Most of my neighbors would. They don't do anything.
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How long does it take for a star to be born? Last year, a team under the leadership of scientists at the University of Cologne determined the precise age of a star-forming cloud using the data from the GREAT spectrometer on board the SOFIA airborne observatory.

All about the research published in the scientific journal Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v516/n7530/full/nature13924.html

More information about ‪#‎SOFIA‬: http://www.dlr.de/en/SOFIA

And how they installed the GREAT spectrometer on SOFIA: http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10212/332_read-694/year-2011/332_page-4/#/gallery/1320

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Image: Star-forming region in the constellation Aquila. Credit: ESA/Herschel/PACS/SPIRE/HOBYS Key Programme consortium.
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Wie ein posting sein sollte. Mehr Info, als ich in 5 Minuten verdauen kann. Danke schön! ;)
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Unforgettable moments with @Philae2014 and @ESA_Rosetta! 

#Rosetta: The whole story. On +BBC Future​: http://ow.ly/MN5Nd  

#CometLanding #67P #Philae

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It was one of the most audacious space missions ever. How did it feel to be part of the Rosetta team as it touched down on a comet? As the spacecraft nears its closest approach to the Sun, Richard Hollingham recounts the drama, the disappointments and the jubilation of a 30-year quest.
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Europe's largest operator of research aircraft for atmospheric research and earth observation is located at DLR's Flight Facility Oberpfaffenhofen. The Flight Facility is in close cooperation with many international organisations and its highly modified aircraft fleet operates worldwide. At the moment their Dassault ‪#‎Falcon‬ 20-E is taking part in the ‪#‎ARCTIC15‬ Campaign.

For more information about the ‪#‎DLR‬ Flight Facility Oberpfaffenhofen, visit their site: http://www.dlr.de/fb/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-3687/

And curious about the other planes at the facility? Have a looke here: http://www.dlr.de/fb/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-3712/

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Image: Aerial view of DLR site Oberpfaffenhofen. Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).
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Radar views of permanent ice for climate research – DLR research flights over Greenland

The Greenland ice sheet is, in places, more than three kilometres thick and a crucial feature in climate modelling. Scientists from #DLR, together with colleagues from +ETH Zurich​, are currently conducting tests of a new radar imaging process in a research flight campaign over Greenland. This technique will allow aerial measurements of three-dimensional snow and ice conditions at depths of up to 50 metres. 

Full article: http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10081/151_read-13712/year-all/#/gallery/19546

The researchers report on their adventurous scientific expedition in Greenland in the DLR Blog: http://www.dlr.de/blogs/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-9248/

#‎ARCTIC15

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Image: The DLR Do 228-212 research aircraft, D-CFFU, with the Aircraft Supported Synthetic Aperture Radar on board, during a stopover at Ilulissat, in Greenland. The radar antennas can be seen on the side of the aircraft fuselage. Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).
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+DLR, German Aerospace Center Aren't you guys stopping over at #Andøya soon?
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Siloe Patera – a supervolcano on Mars?

At present, the Siloe Patera construct in the Martian highlands is the cause of much debate among scientists. Is Siloe Patera actually the remains of a supervolcano? There is evidence to suggest this – but also evidence against it. It is a current example of an interesting geoscientific debate.

Full article: http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10453/651_read-13701/year-all/#/gallery/19527


 DLR special - Ten years HRSC camera on Mars Express:
http://www.mex10.dlr.de/index-en.html

‪#‎mars‬ ‪#‎supervolcano‬ ‪#‎HRSC‬ ‪#‎MarsExpress‬

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Credits: Image 1, 2, 3, and 4: Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin – CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO and image 5: NASA/JPL (MOLA); FU Berlin.
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The ‪#‎DLR‬ Falcon 20 and +NASA DC-8 are in Iceland for +European Space Agency, ESA's ADM-Aeolus validation campaign - http://bit.ly/1AhXHh8 

‪#‎aeolus‬

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Image: DLR's Falcon at Keflavík Airport in Iceland. Credit: ESA.
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Very nice indeed! Thx for sharing DLR, NASA, ESA, for the contribution! :-)
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Would You Lie Tilted Backwards For 60 Days For #science at  #envihab? 12 people will soon be part of the Bedrest studies at DLR. Interested? 

Read about it at http://www.iflscience.com/space/volunteers-lie-tilted-backwards-60-days-science and  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150506-the-underground-space-sleep-lab

More about :envihab at http://www.dlr.de/envihab/en/desktopdefault.aspx
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Satellites – a reliable source for Earth observation 

How is the ozone layer changing? What is the distribution of trace gases in Earth's atmosphere? How are forests, coastlines, landmasses and polar regions changing on a global scale? In what way can Earth observation satellites assist with the reaction to natural disasters such as the recent earthquake in Nepal, and how does their data benefit geology, agriculture, urbanisation, health and energy management? What techniques are available to process the ever-increasing volume of data?

These are the key topics at the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE), which opened in Berlin on 11 May 2015. 

Full article: http://www.dlr.de/…/d…/tabid-10081/151_read-13630/year-all/…

‪#‎ISRSE‬ ‪#‎EarthObservation‬

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Image: Radar view of Berlin. Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).
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+1 +Luby Sanders​ ! ;-) :-)
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The German Aerospace Center, DLR, is Germany's national research center for aeronautics and space, transport and energy. Editors: Karin Ranero (KR) and Peter Clissold (PC). Imprint: http://www.dlr.de/imprint