A New Antenna for NASA’s Deep Space Network

Deep Space Station 53, or DSS-53, is a new 34-meter (111-foot) beam waveguide antenna that went online in February 2022 at NASA’s Deep Space Network’s ground station in Madrid.

DSS-53 is the fourth of six antennas being added to expand the DSN’s capacity and meet the needs of a growing number of spacecraft. When the project is complete, each of the network’s three ground stations around the…

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News Source: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/pia25136-a-new-antenna-for-nasas-deep-space-network

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