ESA to build second deep space dish in Australia

Space Daily


Paris (ESA) May 04, 2021

On 29 April, ESA and the Australian Space Agency announced the construction of a second 35-metre, deep space antenna at ESA's New Norcia station, located 140 kilometres north of Perth in Western Australia. The 620-tonne antenna will be a new model complementing the existing deep space antenna on the site, with novel functionality and support for additional communication frequencies.

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