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Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars

Right, magnetars. Perhaps one of the most ferocious beasts to inhabit the cosmos. Loud, unruly, and temperamental, they blast their…

12 months ago

Juno and the Deep Space Network: Bringing The Data Home

Sonny Giroux, Program Manager for NASA's Deep Space Network, explains how Juno uses the Network to communicate, and some of…

4 years ago

Get Ready for More Pluto Pics from New Horizons

If you thought the New Horizons spacecraft flyby of the Pluto system happened waaaay too fast and you’re pining for…

4 years ago

Philae Ready to Take Flying Leap to Historic Comet Landing (Coverage Information)

We are now in the final hours before Rosetta’s Philae lander is released to attempt a first-ever landing on a…

5 years ago

Who Needs a Deep Space Network? Two Martian Spacecraft Communicate Via Twitter

India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft was greeted via Twitter after successfully entering orbit of the Red Planet. The Curiosity…

5 years ago

50 Years of Talking to Space: a NASA Social for the Deep Space Network

When you're talking to spacecraft billions of miles away, you need a powerful voice. And when you're listening for their faint…

6 years ago

Check Out NASA’s New “Dashboard” for Spacecraft Communications

How do scientists and engineers communicate with their spacecraft? All the robotic missions going to various points in our Solar…

6 years ago

What New Horizons Sounds Like (Sort Of) When It Phones Home

Now that's a tune for a space geek's ears. This is a highly modified sound bite of ranging signals between…

6 years ago

Take a Look: Huge Asteroid to Fly By Earth in November

[/caption] A large space rock will pass close to Earth on November 8, 2011 and astronomers are anticipating the chance…

9 years ago

Deep Space Radar Unveils Rotating Asteroid 2010 JL33

[/caption] Intriguing details about the physical properties and characteristics of a recently discovered asteroid have just been unveiled in amazing…

9 years ago