Once on the barge, RV Investigator was guided into a dock to continue the skidding process.
DAY OR NIGHT: Deep Space Station 35 will be operating 24/7 to help make discoveries in deep space.
CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope has detected a new ‘fast radio burst’. This is the first ‘live’ detection of one of these mysterious bursts. Credit: Swinburne Astronomy Productions.
3,2,1… The ribbon cutting marked the official commissioning of the new Deep Space Network antenna.
CONGRATULATIONS: NASA’s Mr Badri Younes (left) shakes hands with CSIRO’s Dr Dave Williams following the ribbon cutting with CDSCC Director, Dr Ed Kruzins (2nd left) and NASA’s Mr Pete Vrotsos (right) at the commissioning of Deep Space Station 35.
GIANT: People are turned into small toys against the enormous size of Deep Space Station 35’s 34-metre dish.
SUNNY DAYS AHEAD: Deep Space Station 35 bathes in the light of the Sun which is studied by a number of robotic space missions.