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The SENECA project has no independent legal status but is the result of work performed by a consortium of independent project participants, temporarily created with the aim to perform research work under contract with the European Commission. The consortium retain collectively the rights to the information contained on this website.

The project started on 1 January 2021 and has a duration of 48 months.

Project coordinator (legal representative)

Dr. Robert Jaron
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
German Aerospace Center
Institute of Propulsion Technology | Engine Acoustics | Müller-Breslau-Str. 8 | 10623 Berlin
Email: robert.jaron[at]dlr.de


Imprint according to Section 5 Telemediengesetz (German Telemedia Act) and Section 18 Medienstaatsvertrag (German State Media Treaty)

Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V.
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Linder Höhe
51147 Köln (Cologne)

Tel: +49 2203 601-0
Fax: +49 2203 67310

email: contact-dlr [at] dlr.de

DLR's Executive Board, consisting of Prof. Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla (Chair of the DLR Executive Board), Klaus Hamacher (Vice Chairman of the Executive Board), Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hansjörg Dittus, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karsten Lemmer and Dr.-Ing. Walther Pelzer is empowered to act as DLR's representative.

Seat of the Executive Board
The Executive Board's seat is located at DLR, Executive Board, Linder Hoehe, D-51147 Cologne.
The Executive Board can also authorise DLR employees to act on behalf of DLR. The head of DLR's legal department, Linder Hoehe, 51147 Cologne, can provide information about the extent of this authorisation.

Court of registration/registration number
District court of Bonn, VR 2780.

Value added tax identification number
DE 121965658

Responsible in the sense of Section 18 2nd paragraph of Medienstaatsvertrag (German State Media Treaty)
Dr. Robert Jaron, DLR, Müller-Breslau-Str. 8, 10623 Berlin

According to section 7 first paragraph of the German Telemedia Act, DLR as the content provider is responsible for its own content which it provides for use on this website, in accordance with the general laws. Cross-references ("links") to content provided by other content providers must be distinguished from DLR´s own content. By means of the cross-reference DLR provides third-party content for use which is marked accordingly by the indication "[external]" or by a link. Before setting the link DLR checks this third-party content if it causes possible civil or criminal liability. However, it cannot be excluded that the third-party content providers change their content afterwards. DLR does not constantly check the third-party content it refers to for changes made by the third-party content providers which could engender DLR´s civil or criminal liability. If you believe that the linked external sites violate applicable laws or otherwise have inappropriate content, please let us know.


DLR images and video – terms and conditions of use

1. Copyright and Terms of Use
The copyrights to all copyrighted content contained in this public online presence (i.e. in this website, internet application, app or this social media channel) such as – but not restricted to -, photographs, videos, images and texts are held by the Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR), the German Aerospace Center, unless another copyright owner is indicated. Thus, "source: DLR" means that the copyrights belong to the Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR). In each individual case and before using the material, the indicated copyright holders must be asked for permission (for a license) to use the material.

1.a. Asking for a permission to use if the copyrights are vested in DLR
If you would like to ask for an individual permission (license) to use a copyrighted content contained in this public Internet presence and if DLR is indicated as the respective copyright holder, please contact:

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V.  (DLR)
Public Affairs and Communications Department, Communications section
Linder Hoehe
51147 Cologne (Koeln)
Phone: +49 2203 601-2116
Fax: +49 2203 601-3249
E-mail: bildredaktion [at] dlr.de

1.b. Rights of use for copyrighted content if DLR is not the copyright holder
Certain photographs, videos, images or texts on the DLR Internet presence stem from other sources than DLR. Please contact the indicated copyright holders for information on their terms of use and for obtaining a license for use of their copyrighted content. Certain photographs, videos, images or texts have multiple copyright owners. These are indicated accordingly as originating from several rights holders. In this case, usually the terms of use of all copyright holders indicated in the source information apply. In case of doubt, please contact all indicated copyright holders.

2. As the case may be: Creative Commons license (CC license)
If expressly stated (e.g. in a caption, in a text section, under "Information" given to the respective work), certain photographs, videos, images and texts are licensed under a Creative Commons license. There are different versions of CC licenses, the most commonly used is the CC-BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/de/deed.en). This license allows that you may share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (remix, transform, and build upon the material) for any purpose, even commercial on condition that you reproduce the licensor's rights notices required in the license deed AND that you provide the resulting content under the same license CC-BY 3.0. Examples of how DLR usually indicates that these requirements apply for the respective content: "Image: DLR, CC-BY 3.0", "Video: DLR, CC-BY 3.0". For a description of other CC license versions see https://creativecommons.org/licenses/?lang=en .

3. Use of DLR content by the press, radio and television stations
Contents published in the DLR Internet presence for which no application of certain terms of use is prescribed, - i.e. in cases in which no terms of use are indicated to be applicable at all or in cases in which DLR is indicated as the copyright holder without any reference to specifically applicable terms of use (examples: "Image: DLR", "Video: DLR") - may be used by the press, radio stations and television stations, also in their internet presences if DLR is indicated as the copyright holder. This permission does not include usage of personal data such as photos or videos in which people can be identified or other personal information such as names, e-mail addresses, etc..

4. No restriction of the rights of others
These DLR terms of use have no influence whatsoever on the following rights:

  • The rights that everyone has due to the limitations of copyright law (such as the right to quote) or legal permits (established in some countries as the doctrine of fair use)
  • The originator´s moral rights
  • Rights of other people, either to the licensed object itself or with regard to its use, for example the personal rights of persons depicted, trademark rights to protected trademarks, etc..

5. No usage rights for certain content
Any license to use copyrighted material, including the Creative Commons license, extends only to the use of copyrighted material and does not include the permission to use protected trademarks - such as - the DLR logo and its components as well as other elements of the DLR corporate identity such as the "Blue Earth". The DLR logo and its components may not be used by persons who are not DLR employees or who have not obtained permission from DLR to use it beforehand. If you are interested in using a trademark you have to ask the owner of the trademark rights separately for permission of use.