Visiting the Place Where We Talk to Space

On April 2 I had the chance to visit NASA's Deep Space Network as part of a NASA Social (© J. Major)

On April 2 I had the chance to visit NASA’s Deep Space Network as part of a NASA Social (© J. Major)

When you’re talking to spacecraft billions of miles away, you need a powerful voice. And when you’re listening for their faint replies from those same staggering distances, you need an even bigger set of ears. Fortunately, NASA’s Deep Space Network has both — and last week I had the chance to see some of them up close and in person as one of the lucky participants in a NASA Social at JPL and the Deep Space Network! (If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen the live photos I had been sending from the event.) Want to know what happened during those two amazing days? Read the rest of this article here.

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About JPMajor

Desktop astronomer, graphic designer and space news nut.

Posted on April 8, 2014, in Highlights, News, Science, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Jason you’re really a sacred lucky !!
    Jeff Barani from Vence (French Riviera)

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