Part of NASA's Deep Space Network - Exploring the Solar System and Beyond
A beautiful bearded dragon lizard with DSS43 in the background. One of our favourite photos of nature and space.
Deep Space Station 43 in communication with the Stardust-NExT spacecraft during its encounter with comet Tempel-1
Very wet conditions across Australia today.Very wet here in Canberra. At least the dishes are getting cleaned!
Deep Space Station 43 - Now it's 4.42pm and there's even more fog!!!! Where did the world go?!!
Deep Space Station 43 - it's 4pm and the entire tracking station is still fog-bound since this morning. Cold & wet
Deep Space Station 43 tracking Muses-C 'Hayabusa' during TCM4. Hayabusa is just a few days away from Earth now! :)
DSS43 tracking Voyager 2 (left) and 1hr later tracking Voyager 1 (right)
DSS43 (left) tracking Voyager 1 and DSS34 (foreground) tracking Voyager 2. Cool!
Deep Space Station 43 tracking the Messenger spacecraft as it flies by Mercury (M3)
Deep Space Station 43 coated in red dust from the storms over the last 24 hours.
Dust storms over the last three days and now it's snowing!!! Crazy weather on Earth.
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