ESA Cebreros Satellite Tracking Station
Carretera AV-562, Km 10
E-05260 Cebreros (Avila)
tel: +34 91 896 38 00
fax: +34 91 896 38 13
About the Cebreros Satellite Tracking Station
The Cebreros station, DSA 2 (Deep Space Antenna 2), is ESA's newest tracking station and is located 77 kms west of Madrid, Spain. It hosts a 35-metre antenna with transmission and reception in X-band and reception in Ka-band. It provides daily support to Venus Express for routine operations and back-up support to Mars Express.
The ground station is situated about 12 kms south of Cebreros; Cebreros is situated in the province of Avila.
Cebreros' technical facilities comprise X-band transmission and X- and Ka-Band reception, plus facilities for tacking, telemetry, telecommand and radiometric measurements (ranging, Doppler, meteo).