BREMEN, Germany—OHB, a German company specializing in launcher structures and satellite manufacturing, is proceeding with its plan to design and operate a launcher for placing satellites up to 200 kg (440 lb.) in low Earth orbit. A three-stage design, the mini launcher is penciled in for first flight at the end of 2021. About 50 of OHB’s 3,000 employees are working on it. OHB created a subsidiary, Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA), for the project in mid-2018. OHB CEO Marco Fuchs ...

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