Argentina reactivates Cordoba receiving station

In the grip of a serious drought, Argentina is reactivating its SPOT receiving station in Cordoba.

Drought Monitoring by Satellite

Argentina Drought Illustration

With Argentina in the grip of a serious drought, its space agency CONAE is reactivating the SPOT receiving station in Cordoba following the signature on 20 January of a virtual telemetry agreement.

To meet the urgent need for rapid delivery of large volumes of satellite imagery, the Cordoba station’s antenna will switch to direct receiving mode on 26 April 2012.

SPOT 5 data will be received at the station for the next 3 years.

New-Generation SPOT Terminal

The Cordoba receiving station will be equipped with the first New-Generation SPOT Terminal to increase direct receiving and production capacity and be ready to receive and process telemetry from SPOT 6 and SPOT 7.

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