ESA's 15 m-diameter tracking station at Maspalomas, Spain, is part of the worldwide Estrack network
Maspalomas station

ESA responds to Phobos-Grunt tracking request

7 December 2011

Following a request from Russian mission authorities, ESA is continuing its efforts to communicate with Phobos Grunt via the Agency's 15 m-diameter Maspalomas tracking station located in Spain. Communication attempts on Monday, Tuesday and today, which made use of a redundant transmitter on board the spacecraft, did not succeed. The Agency has agreed to continue the effort until Friday, 9 December.

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