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Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Space Whisperers



Deep Space Communication Complex

Each day the antennas are directed to receive or transmit data to any number of robotic spacecraft exploring our Solar System and beyond. This schedule is worked out months and sometimes years in advance by the mission controllers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California USA.




3 comments:

Rob said...

Wow, nice photos! Is this the dish from the movie with the same name?

Steffe said...

You have to be impressed by the technicians who made this possible.

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Thanks Rob. I'm not sure, but will try and find out.

Yes, technology is an amazing thing, Steffe, and the men and women who make this possilbe are superb.

Melbourne Daily Photo

Hello, I created this blog because Melbourne is my city and I want people to see what a beautiful place it is. So come with me on a journey of discovery as we traverse the dining precincts, the culture, the laneways and hidden gems that make Melbourne marvellous.