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NASA Deep Space Network operations organization
Author and Affiliation:
Chafin, R. L.(California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States)
Abstract: The organization of the NASA Deep Space Network (DSN), a network of tracking station control and data handling facilities, is briefly reviewed. It has been designed, constructed, maintained, and operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at California Institute of Technology in support of NASA lunar and interplanetary flight programs. Some important technological and organizational advances made by DSN since the early development of spacecraft tracking in the 1950s are considered.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1982
Document ID:
19840049640
(Acquired Nov 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 84A32427
Subject Category: SPACE COMMUNICATIONS, SPACECRAFT COMMUNICATIONS, COMMAND AND TRACKING
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: SEE A84-32401 14-32
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: 4p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: DEEP SPACE NETWORK; NASA PROGRAMS; ORGANIZING; GROUND CREWS; INTERFACES; SPACE MISSIONS
Imprint And Other Notes: IN: ITC/USA/'82; Proceedings of the International Telemetering Conference, San Diego, CA, September 28-30, 1982 (A84-32401 14-32). Research Triangle Park, NC, Instrument Society of America, 1982, p. 445-448.
Availability Source: Other Sources
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