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宇宙航空研究開発機構
Consolidated Space Tracking and Data Acquisition Department

Business Overview

Overseas Stations

We have four overseas tracking stations. These staitons allow us to conduct space tracking and data acquisition even when our stellites are travelling half the globe away.

  • Kiruna Tracking Station (Sweden)
Kiruna Tracking Station (Sweden)
Located within the Arctic Circle of the northern Sweden, Kiruna Tracking Station tracks and controls earth observation satellites that pass above the polar regions.
  • Santiago Tracking Station (Chile)
Santiago Tracking Station (Chile)
Situated in the capital city of Chile, Santiago Tracking Station serves as a station for nominal operations in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Mingenew Tracking Station (Australia)
Mingenew Tracking Station (Australia)
Located in Perth, Australia, Mingenew Tracking Station also serves as a station for nominal operations in the Southern Hemisphere as the Santiago Tracking Station.
  • Maspalomas Tracking Station (Canary Islands)
Maspalomas Tracking Station (Canary Islands)
Situated within the Spanish Canary Islands, Maspalomas Tracking Station is serving as a tracking and control station facing the Atlantic Ocean.


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