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Lifting the huge antenna dish into place
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- Title Lifting the huge antenna dish into place
- Released 18/01/2012 12:12 pm
- Copyright ESA
On 7 December 2011, the huge 35 m-diameter dish antenna for ESA's new deep space station at Malargüe, Argentina, was hoisted into place. The delicate and demanding operation took several hours and had to wait for a calm day with no wind. The station, known as DSA3, will enter service in 2012.