Latest Cebreros Station Stories
One of the world’s most sophisticated satellite tracking stations is nearing inauguration in Malargüe, Argentina, 1000 km west of Buenos Aires. The new station will ensure reliable communications with missions voyaging hundreds of millions of kilometers into our Solar System.
Venus Express mission controllers at ESA's Space Operations Centre (ESOC) are in intensive preparation for an 11 April arrival at the spacecraft's namesake destination.
ESAâ€™s new deep space radio antenna in Cebreros (Ãvila, Spain) will be officially inaugurated on 28 September. The new 35-metre antenna is ESAâ€™s second facility devoted to communications with spacecraft on interplanetary missions or placed in very distant orbits. Cebrerosâ€™ first task will be that of tracking ESAâ€™s Venus Express spacecraft, due for launch in October.
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