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Dietrich Rex

Dietrich Rex, German space technology educator, administrator. Decorated Great Federal Cross of Merit (Germany). Member Hermann-Oberth Space Society (vice president since 1983), German Aerospace Society, International Academy Astronautics.

Background

  • Rex, Dietrich was born on February 11, 1934 in Berlin. Son of Heinrich and Gertrud Rex.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Physics, University Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany, 1959. Doctor of Engineering Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany, 1963. Privatdozent habilitatus, University Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany, 1970.

    Career

    • Research assistant Institute Mechanical Engineering, 1967. Senior engineer Institute Space Technology Technology University, Braunschweig, Germany, 1970, professor, head department space technical Germany, since 1970, also board directors Germany. Head Institute Space Technology, 1992—2000.

      Consultant German delegate to United Nations-Outer Space Committee, New York City and Vienna, 1979-2000, chairman committee, 1995-2000. Chairman space debris advisory group European Space Agency, Darmstadt, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1987.

    Works

    • Author: Flüssig-metall magnetohydrodynamic Kreisprozesse, 1971. Patentee in space solar power. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Hermann-Oberth Space Society (vice president since 1983), German Aerospace Society, International Academy Astronautics.

    Connections

    • Married Ursula Schmidt. Children: Gundula, Markus.
    • father: Heinrich Rex
    • mother: Gertrud Rex
    • spouse: Ursula Schmidt
    • children: Gundula Rex
    • Markus Rex
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    Born February 11, 1934
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    • 1959
      University Braunschweig
    • 1963
      University Braunschweig
    • 1970
      University Braunschweig
    • 1967
      Research assistant, Institute Mechanical Engineering
    • 1970
      senior, engineer Institute Space Technology Technology University
      Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany, Niedersachsen, Germany, Germany
    • 1992
      head, Institute Space Technology
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