21/06/2002 12:16 pm
This, ESA's first 35-metre deep-space ground station, is situated at New Norcia, 140 km north of Perth in Australia. The 630 tonne antenna is used to track Rosetta and Mars Express, as well as other missions in deep space. The ground station was officially opened on 5 March 2003 by the Premier of Western Australia, Hon Dr Geoff Gallop.
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