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European Space Agency (ESA)

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European Space Agency Facts:
  • The European Space Agency (ESA) is dedicated to space exploration.
  • ESA was established in 1975.
  • It is one of the many European intergovernmental organisations.
  • ESA is currently is owned by 18 member states.
  • It participates in the International Space Station program.
  • The main ESA launch vehicle is Ariane 5 which is operated through Arianespace.
Locations of ESA Functions:
  • ESA Mission Control (ESOC) - Darmstadt, Germany.
  • Earth Observation missions - ESRIN in Frascati, Italy.
  • ESA science missions - ESTEC in Noordwijk, Netherlands.
  • European Astronaut Centre (EAC) - located in Cologne, Germany.
  • European Space Astronomy Centre - located in Villanueva de la Cañada, Spain.

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Ariane 5 - ESA - European - European Space Agency - International Space Station - Space - Space Exploration


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