ESA Darmstadt

ESA Darmstadt©ESA

Darmstadt has been home to the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) of the European Space Agency (ESA) Since 1967, making the city Europe's "gateway to Space". All ESA’s spacecrafts as well as five ground stations are monitored and controlled from here. Among the more than 60 spacecraft controlled to date by ESOC are Mars Express and Rosetta.


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64293 Darmstadt

+49 6151 902000

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