Dietmar Ratzsch

Jena-Optronik GmbH • President and CEO

born on June 27th, 1958 in Wurzen (Germany), studied at Technical University in Dresden in the field “Technical Cybernetics and Control Engineering“ and graduated in Information Technology.

He is President and CEO of the space company Jena-Optronik GmbH since 2002. He achieved the development of the Thuringian space company to a globally leading supplier and a very reliable, respected partner for the major space companies and space agencies.

Furthermore he is a member of different associations of German space industry, e.g.: Forum “Space” and working group “Space” of the German Aerospace Industries Association; Representative of the industry as appointed member of the program committee “Earth Observation” of German Aerospace Centre DLR; Board Member of “Competence Centre for Aerospace Saxony/Thuringia”.


International Astronautical Congress 2018

1–5 October 2018

Bremen, Germany