DLR Magazine 146-147 ‘Summit flight in the Midnight Sun’

Karin Ranero CeliusKarin Ranero Celius
  28 September 2015

The latest edition of the DLR Magazine, the German Aerospace Center’s (DLR) flagship publication, is out. EJR-Quartz is responsible for the English edition of the publication.

The second DLR Magazine of the year features two fascinating live reports, as well as insights from DLR researchers. The first of the live reports is the cover story, ‘Summit flight in the Midnight Sun’ follows a team of researchers across Greenland and Iceland, as they conduct a flight campaign using DLR’s Falcon aircraft. In the second live report we are told about MAPHEUS-5 – a sounding rocket launched from Sweden, in which material physics experiments are conducted during six minutes of microgravity.

DLR Magazine 146-147 highlights the work performed by researchers both inside and outside the office. A microscope specialist shares his passion for photographing not just materials, but wild orchids. Also featured is a materials researcher who is involved in a social project on the production of prostheses using 3D printing in his free time.

Life in space for life on Earth’ provides an insight into medical research within the new :envihab facility at DLR in Cologne. Long-term bed-rest studies for the benefit of mankind – on Earth and in space – are carried out here with volunteer test subjects.

You can also read about DLR’s latest research, the new DLR Chair Pascale Ehrenfreund’s plans for DLR, find out the current status of the Philae lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and check out some reviews, including The Martian audiobook – just in time for the movie release this October!

This edition of the Magazine reveals a brand new design. As always, you can read the DLR Magazine online or download it as a PDF file. Receive printed copies of the magazine on your doorstep, free of charge by completing the subscription form.

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