|Author||: Douglas J. Mudgway|
|Total Pages||: 736|
|ISBN 10||: NASA:31769000641053|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
A description of what the Deep Space Network (DSN) is about, and how it works an aspect of NASA's planetary program. The origin and birth of the DSN, its subsequent development and expansion over four decades, and a description of the way in which the DSN was used to fulfill the purpose for which it was created. Technical references on the advanced telecommunications technology of the DSN. Describes the inner workings of the DSN and how they related to the more publicly visible events of the planetary space program.