Berlin Airports brings visitors to Mars

03.04.07 14:45
airportworld bbi opens exhibition "High-tech – Made in Berlin-Adlershof: the new picture of Mars"
Today, airportworld bbi is opening an exhibition at Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport showing spectacular photos of Mars. The large-format pictures were taken using the high-resolution stereo camera (HRSC) on board the European spacecraft Mars Express.

The pictures originate from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Berlin-Adlershof, one of the most successful high-tech locations in Germany. Visitors to the airportworld bbi can expect to see a 3D film, allowing them to experience the virtual flight over the surface of Mars. In addition, two large-format, three-dimensional pictures of Tempelhof Airport and central Berlin will be on display.

The DLR in Adlershof also uses its special camera on flights 4,500 metres above the earth. The extremely high-resolution pictures of conurbations shown here are used to explore more environmentally friendly and socially acceptable traffic systems. Flights via the future BBI are scheduled for summer 2007.

The exhibition is open daily, except Saturdays, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and will be held together with the regular exhibition on the Future Airport Berlin Brandenburg International BBI. Entry is free.

Hannes Stefan Hönemann

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Daniel Tolksdorf

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Kathrin Westhölter

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