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NASA In Final Preps For Nov. 8 Asteroid Flyby
2011-10-27 04:30:32

NASA scientists will be tracking asteroid 2005 YU55 with antennas of the agency's Deep Space Network at Goldstone, Calif., as the space rock safely flies past Earth slightly closer than the moon's orbit on Nov. 8.

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2011-05-02 14:50:37

Since the dawn of the space age, humanity has sent 16 robotic emissaries to fly by some of the solar system's most intriguing and nomadic occupants -- comets and asteroids.

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2010-12-24 08:15:00

NASA has taken the next step toward a new generation of Deep Space Network antennas.

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2010-11-02 10:45:00

The seven-month upgrade to the historic "Mars antenna" at NASA's Deep Space Network site in Goldstone, California has been completed.

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2010-07-15 13:27:03

Workers at NASA's Deep Space Network complex in Goldstone, Calif, have been making precise, laser-assisted measurements to ensure a flat surface for pouring new grout as part of a major renovation on the 70-meter-wide (230-foot-wide) "Mars antenna."

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2010-03-09 06:25:00

Like a hard-driving athlete whose joints need help, the giant "Mars antenna" at NASA's Deep Space Network site in Goldstone, California has begun major, delicate surgery.

2010-02-25 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA officials broke ground near Canberra, Australia on Wednesday, beginning a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.

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2010-02-25 09:35:00

NASA officials broke ground near Canberra, Australia on Wednesday, Feb 24, beginning a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.

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2008-11-18 16:15:00

NASA has successfully tested the first deep space communications network modeled on the Internet.


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