Launched in April 2016, the IDS Newsletter aims to provide regular information on the DORIS system and the life of IDS to a wide audience, from the host agencies to the other sister services.. 

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IDS Newsletter #8
2020 celebrates 30 years of the DORIS system
2020, two new missions have joined the DORIS constellation
IDS and DORIS milestones
IDS life
Pascal Willis retires
IDS Newsletter #7
DORIS in Latin America: more sun, more warmth, and more rythm (J. Saunier, IGN)
The host agencies in short: San Juan (R. C. Podestá, OAFA) and Santa Cruz (J. Carrión, CDF)
IDS life
IDS & DORIS quick reference list
IDS Newsletter #6
The synergy of SLR and DORIS as geodetic techniques (F. Lemoine, A. Belli, C. Noll, NASA GSFC)
The Azores: a key location occupied by DORIS for three decades (J. Saunier, IGN, C. Jayles, CNES, G. Moreaux, CLS, P. Yaya, CLS)
Ponta Delgada: the host agency in short (R. TF. Marques, CIVISA)
Tribute to Richard Biancale (F. Lemoine, NASA, L. Soudarin, CLS, JM. Lemoine, CNES, P. Ferrage, CNES, JP. Boy, EOST)
IDS life
IDS Newsletter #5
DORIS stations in polar regions, an ongoing challenge for continuous operation (J. Saunier, IGN)
Focus on Rothera on the Antarctic Peninsula (J. Saunier, IGN)
Rothera: the host agency in short (D.G. Vaughan, BAS)
DORIS on Sentinel-3B: and now seven! (CNES)
Jason-2, ten years after (CNES)
IDS meetings: a time to remove the nose from the grindstone (G. Moreaux, L. Soudarin, CLS)
IDS life
IDS Newsletter #4
Station re-location at Kitab (Uzbekistan) to get better visibility (J. Saunier, IGN)
Kitab: the host agency in short (D. Fazilova and S. Ehgamberdiev, UBAI)
DPOD2014: a new DORIS extension of ITRF2014 for Precise Orbit Determination (G. Moreaux, CLS)
IDS life
IDS Newsletter #3
IDS held its Workshop 2016 in La Rochelle (L. Soudarin, CLS)
Looking back over 30 years of DORIS network development (J. Saunier, IGN)
Six DORIS receivers operating in orbit and several more to come (P. Ferrage, CNES)
IDS life
IDS Newsletter #2
2015 Nepal Earthquakes moved the DORIS station on Everest by a few centimeters (G. Moreaux, CLS)
DORIS-VLBI compatibility tests at the Geodetic Observatory Wettzell (T. Klügel, BKG)
DORIS in Managua (J. Saunier, IGN)
IDS life
IDS Newsletter #1
A high performing network (J. Saunier, IGN)
Two new DORIS instruments in orbit (P. Ferrage and C. Manfredi, CNES)
DORIS back in Goldstone (J. Saunier, IGN)
DORIS contributes to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame (G. Moreaux, CLS)
IDS life
The four issues of the DORIS Newsletter published between 1990 and 1993 are available in the section "Outreach material