© Isar Aerospace Technologies GmbH

In the coming years, tens of thousands of small satellites are to be launched into space worldwide. Isar Aerospace, a start-up company founded at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has developed a small and inexpensive launch vehicle tailored to this purpose. The production of its first rocket is currently underway in Ottobrunn near Munich, Germany, in the immediate vicinity of the Ludwig-Bölkow-Campus of the Faculty of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Geodesy of the TUM.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.