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Tracking Mars missions from Canberra

Tracking Mars missions from Canberra

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Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

Tracking Mars missions from Canberra
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.

Original image data dated on or about November 18, 2013

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