PIA10953: 70m antenna at Goldstone, California
Target Name: Earth
Mission: Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Instrument: Deep Space Network Antenna
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Produced By: JPL
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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 Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2008-07-06