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conaeComision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE)

Av Paseo Colón 751
1063 Buenos Aires

tel: +54 11 4331 0074
fax: +54 11 4331 3446


About the Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales

As a specialized agency of the Argentine State, CONAE is the only government body to understand, design, execute, control, manage and administer space projects and entrepreneurships throughout the country. It represents the Nation's civil research and development capabilities in space activities.

Space Center Teofilo Tabanera

The Teofilo Tabanera Space Center,or CETT (Centro Espacial Teofilo Tabanera), is located 30 km southwest from Cordoba City, in a region called Falda del Carmen and houses the following installations:

Cordoba Ground Station

Responsible for the tracking, command and control (TT&C) of the Argentine satellites, and for the ingestion, cataloging and archiving of satellite data products.CONAE's Córdoba Ground Station (ETC) has been in operation since 1997. It has capacity for data reception and TT&C. Currently, it receives data from 12 international satellites, besides the data from Argentine missions. The National Space Program foresees the setting up of a second ground station in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, at the southern tip of Argentina, to enable the collection of data on the Antarctic continent.

Mission Operation Center

Responsible for planning, commands elaboration and monitoring the Argentine satellites. Today the SAC-C Mission Operation Center is fully operative and SAC-D MOC is being implemented in order to control the future SAC-D/Aquarius satellites.

Testing and Integration Facilities

In charge of integrating domestic satellites and running environmental and qualification tests

Institute for Advance Space Studies "Mario Gulich"

For the promotion of advanced knowledge and innovative use of space information; it also aims at developing highly skilled human resources.It has been named in honor of former CONAE physicist Mario Gulich, who conceived the first Argentine satellite for scientific applications: the SAC-B.


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