Lunar mission Artemis 1 compresses communication with JWST

Two main NASA missions launched final yr have uncovered communication weaknesses in house.

NASA maintains communication with all of its distant spacecraft, from Orion capsule to James Webb Area Telescope (Webb or JWST) in Voyager 1 – by way of the Deep Area Community, a set of 14 antennas situated at three websites in California, Spain and Australia. However the community is busy, and be certain that each mission outdoors Earth there’s sufficient time in orbit for communication, which could be a tough downside, Artemis 1 mission escalated.

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