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The ESA Centre for Earth Observation (also known as the European Space Research Institute or ESRIN) is a research centre belonging to the
European Space Agency , german: Europäische Weltraumorganisation , et, Euroopa Kosmoseagentuur , french: Agence spatiale européenne , fi, Euroopan avaruusjärjestö , el, Ευρωπαϊκός Οργανισμός Διαστήματος , hu, Európ ...
(ESA), located in Frascati (
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)
Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a Northern Italy, continental part, delimited by the Alps, a Italian Peninsula, peninsula and List of islands of Italy, se ...
. It is dedicated to research involving
earth observationEarth observation (EO) is the gathering of information about the physical, chemical, and biosphere, biological systems of the planet via remote sensing, remote-sensing technologies, supplemented by
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surveying techniques, which encompasses the ...
data taken from satellites, among other specialised activities. The establishment currently hosts the European Space Agency's development team for the Vega launcher.


History

ESLAR, a laboratory for advanced research was created in 1966 mainly to break the political deadlock over the location of ESLAB. Later renamed ESRIN, an acronym for European Space Research Institute, ESLAR was based in Frascati (Italy). The ESRO Convention describes ESRINs' role in the following manner: The facility began acquiring data from environmental satellites within Earthnet programme in the 1970s.


See also

* European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) *
European Space Research and Technology Centre The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) is the European Space Agency's main technology development and test centre for spacecraft and space technology. It is situated in Noordwijk, South Holland, in the western Netherlands ...
(ESTEC) *
European Space Astronomy Centre The European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) near Madrid Madrid (, ) is the capital and most-populous city of Spain , * gl, Reino de España, * oc, Reiaume d'Espanha, , , image_flag = Bandera de España.svg , image_coat = Escu ...
(ESAC) *
European Astronaut Centre The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) (German: Europäisches Astronautenzentrum, French: Centre des astronautes européens), is an establishment of the European Space Agency and home of the European Astronaut Corps. It is near to Cologne, Germany, a ...
(EAC) *
European Centre for Space Applications and TelecommunicationsThe European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications or ECSAT is a research center belonging to the European Space Agency , german: Europäische Weltraumorganisation , et, Euroopa Kosmoseagentuur , french: Agence spatiale eu ...
(ECSAT) *
Guiana Space Centre The Guiana Space Centre (french: Centre Spatial Guyanais; CSG) also called Europe's Spaceport is a French and European spaceport to the northwest of Kourou in French Guiana French Guiana ( or ; french: Guyane ) is an overseas departme ...
(CSG) * European Space Tracking Network (ESTRACK) *
European Space Agency , german: Europäische Weltraumorganisation , et, Euroopa Kosmoseagentuur , french: Agence spatiale européenne , fi, Euroopan avaruusjärjestö , el, Ευρωπαϊκός Οργανισμός Διαστήματος , hu, Európ ...
(ESA)


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* * European Space Agency 1966 establishments in Italy {{space-stub