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Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the German Antarctic Receiving Station of DFD in O’Higgins
German Antarctic Receiving Station
Prince Albert II visits the Station
Antenna of the German Antarctic Receiving Station
On January 7, 2009, Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the German Antarctic Receiving Station of DFD in O’Higgins. Local staff representatives of both DFD and BKG took the opportunity to present the role of the receiving station and the activities towards long-term observation of the Antarctica with ERS-1 and ERS-2, and the recent support of the TerraSAR-X background mission. Prince Albert II was escorted by the commander of the adjacent Chilean Station and by Brigadier Salgado from the Chilean Air Force, who is in charge of the implementation of the Chilean Earth-Observation (SSOT) programme.
Fürst Albert II. von Monaco
Inside the German Antarctic Receiving Station
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