The International Ground Segment department is working on the concepts, set up and operations of the DFD integrated ground segment. These payload ground segments are realized in a multimission context of the national missions TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X, and EnMAP; the European missions ERS, ENVISAT, MSG, and Sentinels; and the international missions IKONOS, NOAA-Series, Terra, and Aqua.
The department’s activities cover the following main fields:
Conception and organization of the international ground stations as well as the multimission ground segment infrastructure for national and European missions.
Engineering and Integration:
At the same time the international ground station network, including data reception and TT&C capabilities, is maintained and operated at the following locations: