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Fort Irwin in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Deep Space Station - 14

Commemorating 40 Years of Service to the Deep Space Network

— 1966 - 2006 —

 
 
Deep Space Station - 14 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, October 21, 2010
1. Deep Space Station - 14 Marker
Inscription.  As a communication platform: Supporting space exploration beginning with the Mariner 4 mission to Mars, and through the years providing a vital link to NASA's robot explorers across the solar system, including Voyager, Mars Exploration Rovers, Casini and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

As a radio/radar telescope: Studying the nearest asteroids and planets to the distant quasars and objects in the universe.

"From the Desert to the Stars...Exploring our Solar System and Beyond"
 
Erected 2006.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationExplorationScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 35° 25.484′ N, 116° 53.262′ W. Marker is in Fort Irwin, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Fort Irwin Road. Marker is located at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (GDSCC). Fort Irwin is approximately 31 miles south of Interstate 15 on Fort Irwin Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area:
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Fort Irwin CA 92310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Deep Space Station - 14 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, October 21, 2010
2. Deep Space Station - 14 Marker
Signal Processing Center (SPC-10) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, October 21, 2010
3. Signal Processing Center (SPC-10)
DSS-14 Mars 70 Meter Antenna
DSS-15 Uranus 34 Meter Antenna
DSS-14 Mars 70M Azimuth-Elevation (AZ-EL) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, October 21, 2010
4. DSS-14 Mars 70M Azimuth-Elevation (AZ-EL)
DSS-15 Uranus 34M High Efficiency (HEF) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, October 21, 2010
5. DSS-15 Uranus 34M High Efficiency (HEF)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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