Manua Kea Observatory


Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma

Credit: © GRANTECAN S.A.

European Southern Observatory, Chile

Credit: ESOCC BY 4.0


Finalnd (northern lights)

Sweden (northern lights)


Svalbard (northern lights)


Iceland (northern lights)

Credit: Vegagerðin



 (northern lights)


ESA Ground Stations

Credit: ESA

These ground stations are used by ESA to link Earth with all the space craft ESA has got in orbit at the moment, from the Rosetta mission on a comet to the Gaia mission, mapping the skies. Find out more here.


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