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- 1993: Graduated from U Heidelberg, Germany. Major: Physics

- 1999: PhD in Astrophysics, U Köln

- 2000-2007: Research fellowships and positions as research associate at the Smithsonian Institution, Harvard University, and U Bonn. Inter alia, research associate at the Science Operation Center of NASA’s small explorer mission “SWAS”

- Since 2007: Space administration of the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

- Since 2011: German delegate to ESA for satellite communications