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Transportable S-band ground station
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- Title Transportable S-band ground station
- Released 10/10/2006 4:33 pm
- Copyright ESA
ESOC has procured a transportable S-band ground station, for deployment by road, sea or rail to locations anywhere in the world under a wide range of climatic conditions. The station is designed to support S-band spacecraft operations (tracking, telemetry and command) for spacecraft in launch and early orbit phase (LEOP) or near earth orbit. The station is presently located on the Villafranca site, and is used as backup station for for missions like ERS2, ENVISAT, MSG1, and so on.