Providing reliable, safe and secure space services is our daily business - and our passion. We are responsible for managing Europe´s biggest spacecraft constellation: the European Satellite Navigation System GALILEO.
On behalf of the European Commission we operate from our headquarters at the Galileo Control Center (GCC-D) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
Thanks to the technical infrastructure we have implemented, we ensure 99,99% service availability. DLR GfR’s constellation operations services at GCC-D comprise 24/7 routine operations and maintenance of the 26 Galileo satellites and of the related ground segment infrastructure.
From GCC-D we organise the operation of the globally distributed Galileo infrastructure, both on-ground and in-orbit, throughout all mission phases.
From GCC-D we organise the operation of the globally distributed Galileo infrastructure, both on-ground and in-orbit, throughout all mission phases. This includes mission planning and flight dynam-ics services, efficient team training and management, reliable configuration monitoring and global service-level tracking and monitoring.
Our services in the field of Space Operations comprise:
Our services in the field of Space and Ground Segment Maintenance comprise:
A satellite mission can only ever be as successful as the people behind it. We’re the experienced, competent partner you need when it comes to commercial space travel. Among other things, we offer mission planning and flight dynamics services that are fully tailored to your needs, along with efficient operations preparation, performance tracking and reliable configuration management. And last but not least: We ensure operations that are safe and secure. Throughout all phases of the mission.
Whether you’ve come to us seeking a complete ground segment or merely parts of it for operating your satellite – solid ground infrastructures are the foundation of a successful mission. We offer ready-to-use antennae systems, surveillance and control system solutions, 24-hour maintenance services and enough space for hosting equipment and antennae. With an availability of 99.99%.