4 December 2000 - MPE inauguration ceremony

Prof. Trümper, the then managing director of the MPE, received the symbolic key for the new MPE building.

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Potrait Gerhard Haerendel

Potrait Gerhard Haerendel who was a director at the MPE between 1972 and 2000.

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Portrait Klaus Pinkau, 1966

Portrait of Klaus Pinkau who was director of the High-Energy Astrophysics Group at MPE between 1969 until 1981. The photo was published in the MPG journal „Mitteilungen der MPG" in 1966.

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Opening Ceremony - December 4, 2000

The inauguration ceremony of the new MPE building took place in the newly erected large seminar room.

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After the removal of the office container C4

After completion of the new MPE building the old office containers could be removed so that there was more green open space again on the premises.

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Removal of the office container C4

The new MPE building offered enough office space for all of the employess, so the old office container could be removed from the premises.

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Demolition of the infrared balloon hall

The infrared balloon hall had been partially removed for the construction of the new MPE building and was completely pulled down in November 2000. It had been standing on the former site [...]

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Remains of office container C3

The new MPE building had enough space for all employees, so the old office containers were superfluous and could be removed.

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MPE inauguration ceremony

The inauguration ceremony of the new MPE-building took place on 4 December 2000

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