According to information from the Senate of Bremen firm, he died on Tuesday, just a few days after his 97. Birthday. The award-winning scientists in Bremen honorary citizen and, among other things, President of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (1972 thru 1984), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (1989-1999). Lüst had a decisive role in ensuring that the Federal Republic of Germany established their own national space program. The world is losing an outstanding scientist and a successful science Manager, said Bremen’s Senator for Science Claudia Schilling (SPD).