Selected Project Examples

Throughout the globe, we ensure that challenging and complex projects proceed without a hitch. Our engineers and consultants are at work across all disciplines in currently over 100 countries worldwide.

Construction of the new P5.2 upper stage testbed for Ariane 6, Germany

Construction of the new P5.2 upper stage testbed for Ariane 6, Germany Construction of the new P5.2 upper stage testbed for Ariane 6, Germany
At the Lampoldshausen site of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), fueling and firing tests are to be conducted with the Ariane 6’s future upper stage. The new P5.2 testbed was constructed for this purpose. The installation consists of supply systems for the cryogenic media (hydrogen and oxygen), gas systems and the testbed’s tie-ins to the existing infrastructure. Fichtner supervised this project over its entire life cycle, including procurement in lots of the testbed and its supply facilities, project execution, and construction supervision.

Our services

  • Feasibility study and design of testbed concept
  • Safety analysis
  • Support during detail engineering
  • Program management
  • Procurement
  • Monitoring of technical execution
  • Interface management and expediting
  • Site management

Client

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (German Aerospace Research Establishment DLR) Lampoldshausen, Hardthausen, Germany