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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (GDSCC), commonly called the Goldstone Observatory, is located in the U.S. state of California's Mojave Desert. Operated for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, its main purpose is to track and communicate with space missions. It is named after Goldstone, California, a nearby gold-mining ghost town.<ref>Goldstone gold mining</ref>

The complex includes the Pioneer Deep Space Station, which is a U.S. National Historic Landmark. The current communications complex is one of three<ref>GDSCC Overview</ref> in the NASA Deep Space Network, the others being the Madrid Deep Space Communications Complex and the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.


Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex sections
Intro  Antennas  \"Goldstone has the bird\"  Complex tours  In popular culture  See also  References  External links  

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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (GDSCC), commonly called the Goldstone Observatory, is located in the U.S. state of California's Mojave Desert. Operated for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, its main purpose is to track and communicate with space missions. It is named after Goldstone, California, a nearby gold-mining ghost town.<ref>Goldstone gold mining</ref>

The complex includes the Pioneer Deep Space Station, which is a U.S. National Historic Landmark. The current communications complex is one of three<ref>GDSCC Overview</ref> in the NASA Deep Space Network, the others being the Madrid Deep Space Communications Complex and the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.


Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex sections
Intro  Antennas  \"Goldstone has the bird\"  Complex tours  In popular culture  See also  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Antennas
<<>>