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Tracking Mars missions from Canberra
Filed under radio telescopes, pretty pictures, Deep Space Network
Shortly after MAVEN launched to Mars on November 18, 2013, its signal was picked up by two 34-meter Deep Space Network antennae in Australia: DSS-34, at center, and DSS-45, at right. Meanwhile, the 70-meter dish, DSS-43 (left), tracked Mars Odyssey and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
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Original image data dated on or about November 18, 2013
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