• PI1281: SpaceX: Successful launch with devices from Backnang

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  • Portrait: The Tesat-Spacecom Supplier Award

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  • PI1280: Future Day - Girls Power at Tesat-Spacecom

    A total of 23 young women followed the call of the space company to this year's Girls Day PI1280 – Backnang, 27.04.2017: At 9:30 am, the curious young girls dived, or rather "were lifted", into the world of Tesat-Spacecom - taget destination: Outer...
  • Rockwell Collins Award 2017

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  • DLR Conference on EEE Parts 2017

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  • National Satellite Conference Bonn

    On March 26th, 2017, it was time to head for Bonn - with our packed truck on its way to the former federal capital. On the same evening, our Laser Communication Terminal already took its place at the DLR booth at the Maritim Hotel.
  • G20 Conference in Berlin: Tesat presents „10 Jahre Laserkommunikation im Weltraum“

    On 16th and 17th March 2017, the G20 conference "Digitizing Manufacturing - Initiatives, Best Practices and Policy Approaches" took place in Berlin. The conference at the Berlin Congress Center at Alexanderplatz was characterized by numerous...
  • Satellite Communication at the „Fokus Beruf 2017”

    Summer comes and for many young people school ends. For the first time in their lives, pupils must leave the prescribed and regular school life and have to choose a career path. In choice of a training place, we want to inspire young people for our...
  • PI1279: Sentinel-2B: Fifth guardian successfully launched

    Satellite in support of climate protection and disaster control entering orbit PI1279 – Backnang, 07.03.2017: Just as successful as its twin satellite Sentinel-2A in June 2015, Sentinel-2B started at 02:49 AM (CET) to its long mission in a...
  • Live: Launch of Sentinel-2B

    Not long ago we ware able to witness the launch of the groundbreaking SmallGEO satellite Hispasat 36W-1 live and now the next milestone is at the gates: Sentinel-2B is ready for take off and will be launched tonight at around 02:49 h (CET) on board...

Fokus Beruf 17

Summer comes and for many young people school ends. For the first time in their lives, pupils must leave the prescribed and regular school life and have to choose a career path. In choice of a training place, we want to inspire young people for our high technology and arouse passion for space communication.

The training fair “Fokus Beruf” provides a platform for young people and companies in the Rems-Murr-Kreis region to get to know each other. We, the instructors and trainees of Tesat, were there this year once again and have held many exciting discussions with pupils, students and teachers. The fair took place on March 10 and 11 in Schorndorf.

Friday morning began with whole hordes of school classes, which were guided by their teachers over the exhibition stands. Armed with a questionnaire and pencil, the students then set out to fill the naked fields of their questionnaires. The advertising gifts of the companies were squeezed with remarkable ease, just as quickly and easily the distance to the exhibition stand was restored. This sometimes has something sobering.

It is always a pleasure to see a group of students hanging out: special moments, for example when the laser-driven music transmission is presented live and the enthusiasm lights up for the first time in the faces. That’s a real sense of achievement!

On Fridays afternoon and over the entire Saturday, the interested visitors came. Students who are looking for either a training place or a dual study program. Frequently accompanied by mum or dad they were still and shy at the beginning, but then more and more open and questions about training duration, content or the products came.

Do I have enough holidays? Can you do anything other than learning during the studies? Is it difficult? Many questions are aimed at topics that specifically concern the change from school to education or dual studies. Frequently, it helps to tell them how you yourself have bypassed the transition from school to working life and which changes have particularly affected you.

All in all it was a great weekend with many exciting discussions. We are looking forward to new trainees, apprentices and students who have perhaps come to know us on the “Fokus Beruf”.