DLR and ESA sign robotics centre MoU

The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt, or DLR) and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Berlin Air Show on the use of the new DLR Robotics and Mechatronics Center (RMC) as an ESA reference laboratory.

This co-operation aims to set up a network of international partners in space-sector robotics with the aim of exploiting synergies between the partners to best effect, increasing expertise in this area and preparing for the future.

The activities of the MoU partners will be conducted mainly at the RMC in Oberpfaffenhofen.