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Dietrich Rex

administrator , space technology educator

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