Definitions for "Deep Space Network"
Keywords:  spacecraft, nasa, dsn, astronomy, orbit
NASA network of radio telescopes used to communicate with spacecraft operating far from the Earth. It includes three 70 m antennas located at Goldstone (California), near Madrid (Spain) and near Canberra (Australia).
A NASA radio navigation network used to communicate with spacecraft beyond Earth's orbit. more
The network of NASA ground stations normally used to communicate with deep space probes or high-altitude satellites. The DSN can provide backup communications with low Earth-orbiting satellites. Source: EPO.