press release IWS / 14.04.2022

POWDERscreen monitors streams of powder into the laser melt

Measuring system opens up new perspectives for additive manufacturing.



press release IOF / 01.04.2022

Miniaturized laser systems to seek out traces of life in space

Fraunhofer technology in the ExoMars 2022 mission.

press release IOF / 15.12.2021

James Webb Space Telescope launches with optics from Jena on board into space

Fraunhofer IOF developed high-precision mirrors for largest space observatory of mankind to date.


press release / 13.12.21

Project UN:IO

Our institutes, Fraunhofer INT and IAF, support  the preparations for a sovereign European satellite network.




In Profile

Bringing together the competences of 17 institutes, the Fraunhofer Space Alliance conducts applied research for space in the field of industrial space technology.


Space Missions

The Fraunhofer Space Alliance and its Institutes have contributed to many different space missions. Our mission wall gives an overview.


Virtual Satellite

The Virtual Satellite contains an overview of technologies and components of the Space Alliance institutes.

Upcoming Events

May 30 - June 02, 2022

Hannover Messe


Visit us at our booth at the Hannover Messe 2022.


We look forward to an interesting exchange on the latest topics of the industry.

June 22 - 25, 2022

ILA 2022


In June 2022 the ILA takes place at BER Airport again. The event will focus on innovation, technology and sustainability in the sections Aviation, Space, Defense & Security and Supplier.


We are very happy to welcome you at our booth in June.

September 18 - 22, 2022

IAC Paris 2022


The International Astronautical Congress will be held in 2022 at the Paris Convention Center in Paris.


The topic this year is Space for @ll.


Visit us at our booth at the exhibition.

October 03. - 07., 2022

ICSO 2022


This year, the International Conference on Space Optics will take place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, bringing together experts from the Space Optics community.

More Information


Fraunhofer Space Alliance

Appelsgarten 2

503879 Euskirchen


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