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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Dr. Christoph Becker

Dr. Christoph Becker
Head of Strategy and International Relations
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Dr. Christoph Becker is the Head of the Strategy Development and International Relations Division at DLR HQ / German Aerospace Center, where he is responsible for corporate and overall strategy development for DLR’s four core business fields: Aeronautics, Space, Energy and Transportation. Becker started his career at DLR in 1987 with mission planning for STS-SpaceLab Missions and the preparation of ISS utilization via the Germany-led European Columbus Module. He was actively involved in developing and implementing German Space Policy and closely related European Space Policy processes. Becker provided major contributions to the facilitation of cooperation between the European Union and the European Space Agency, which led to ESA becoming the de-facto space agency of the European Union.  He is a strong supporter of the US German Aerospace Roundtable (UGART), which promotes technology transfer, innovation and outreach, as well as educational activities.  Becker holds a Ph.D. in High Energy Physics from CERN (Geneva).

Participating Events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
9:00 a.m. to
10:15 a.m.:
Country in Focus: Space in Germany
Symposium Program
Concurrent Session
Location: International Center North - Main Stage

Dr. Christoph Becker

Head of Strategy and International Relations
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Dr. Gerd Gruppe

Head of DLR Space Administration

Lt. Col. Mike Hellmann

Deputy Branch Chief
Federal Ministry of Defence

Stefan A. Hess

Head of Space and Defence
German Aerospace Industries Association

Klaus-Peter Willsch

Aviation and Space Group in German Bundestag

Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Chairman of the Executive Board
German Aerospace Center (DLR)


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