A Guided Visit and Introduction to the European Space Agency

Thursday, Feb 29, 2024


The German Australian Business Council is pleased to invite members and friends to the following event in Darmstadt:

What: Guided Visit and Introduction to the European Space Agency
When: Thursday, 29 February 2024, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: ESOC Darmstadt
Cost: Members 20€, Friends 38€

A 2 hour tour of ESOC premises, including general information about the European Space Agency in addition to more specific information about its activities in Australia and the deep-space antennas, followed by fingerfood and the opportunity for networking.

As Europe’s centre of excellence for satellite operation, ESOC is home to the engineering teams that control spacecraft in orbit, manage ESA’s global tracking station network, and design and build the systems on the ground that support missions in space. Since 1967, more than 80 satellites belonging to ESA and its partners have been successfully flown from Darmstadt, Germany. Head of the Mission Operations Department Simon Plum will guide us through the evening.

Important information:
Arrival Time: 5:30 pm
Bring your passport or national ID card
Meeting Point: ESOC Main Gate. Instructions on how to get to ESOC Darmstadt can be found via this link:
Registration closes on February 15th, Places are strictly limited on a First Come, First Serve basis

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€ 20.00
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€ 38.00

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