Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)Head of Earth Observation Department

Godela Roßner is Head of the Earth Observation Department of the German Space Agency at DLR since November 2022.

She has been working for over 20 years in the field of Earth Observation and joined the German Space Agency in 2005. Prior to her appointment to the current position, she was in charge of the Application Development and Data Exploitation Program, thus taking care of the scientific preparation and exploitation of the national mission as well as for the development of downstream applications for scientific, institutional as well as commercial user groups. Prior to that she was responsible for land applications and the scientific mission support program for the EnMAP mission.