Night shot of the 70m antenna at Goldstone, California. The parabolic dish is 70m (230 ft.) in diameter. The Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex, located in the Mojave Desert in California, is one of three complexes which comprise NASA's DSN.
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70m antenna at Goldstone, California

Night shot of the 70m antenna at Goldstone, California. The parabolic dish is 70m (230 ft.) in diameter.

The Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex, located in the Mojave Desert in California, is one of three complexes which comprise NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN). The DSN provides radio communications for all of NASA's interplanetary spacecraft and is also utilized for radio astronomy and radar observations of the solar system and the universe.

Image details

ID#:
PIA10953

Date added:
2008-07-06

Target:
Earth

Mission:
Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)

Instruments:
Deep Space Network Antenna

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL