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European Space Operations Center

(ESOC): see European Space AgencyEuropean Space Agency
(ESA), multinational agency dedicated to the promotion, for exclusively peaceful purposes, of cooperation among European states in space research and technology.
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A few hours later, Mars Express slewed to point its high-gain antenna toward Earth and began downlinking the precious information to the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, via the Agency's 35 m-diameter antenna in New Norcia, Australia.
Mars Express was launched from Kazakhstan in June last year and is being controlled from the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany.
VEGA Group PLC announced today that it has received a two year contract extension until the end of 2003 from the European Space Agency ("ESA"), for the provision of Operations Engineering Services at the European Space Operations Centre ("ESOC") in Darmstadt, Germany.
The Ground Systems Engineering Department (HSO-G) of the ESA Directorate Of Human Spaceflight and Operations (D/HSO) located at the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) is responsible for the design development and procurement of the ground station infrastructure required to operate ESA satellites including the above mentioned antennas and its associated equipment.
Beijing lay directly in the path of its last orbit," said Manfred Warhaut of the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany.
Now that CryoSat-2 is safely in orbit, the Mission Control Team at ESA's European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany is busy with the critical 'Launch and Early Operations Phase'.

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