Deep Space Network

soho_top.jpgMISSION SUMMARY
The Deep Space Network, or DSN, is a world-wide network of large antennas and communication facilities that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions. It also performs radio and radar astronomy observations for the exploration of the solar system and the universe, and supports selected Earth-orbiting missions.

WEB RESOURCES
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NASA/JPL Links
Deep Space Network - NASA
Deep Space Network - NASA/JPL

Deep Space Network NOW
The real time status of communications with NASA's deep space explorers.

Wikipedia Links
Deep Space Network

NASA Missions

NASA Solar System

MULTIMEDIA
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IMAGES______________________

dsn-1.jpg Deep Space Network Signal Coverage

dsn-2.jpg Deep Space Network, 1992 Configuration

 

MOVIES ___________________

INTERACTIVES______________

SS-simulator.jpg Solar System Simulator - JPL

logo-eotss-main.png Eyes on the Universe - JPL

MapAPlanet-banner.jpg Map a Planet - USGS

Documents and PowerPoints
DeepSpaceNetwork.ppt
Uplink-Downlink: A History of the DSN 1957-1997.pdf

Related MGGP Links
Earth-based Observatories

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