#Space tracking communications
Juno’s Jupiter call via Canberra
After an extremely long journey NASA's Juno spacecraft will soon enter orbit around the planet Jupiter. We'll be on hand to help out NASA with the super-sensitive antenna dishes at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.
How CSIRO is turbocharging the world’s largest radio telescopes
We're turbocharging the world's largest telescope with a 19-beam receiver, made and built by our engineers.
Taking up space: launching Australia and Europe’s space relationship
This Europe Day we celebrate an important partnership with the European Union and the European Space Agency, which will allow more sharing of scientific expertise and access to their observation satellite fleet.
One Better than the Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything – DSS43 turns 43
For a human, turning 43 might not be a big deal. But for an antenna that’s named Deep Space Station 43, well, turning the same age as your ‘designation’ is a little more special.
Bound for Bonn: Aussie astro technology heading to Germany
Our award-winning phased array feed (PAF) technology will soon head to the northern hemisphere to be installed on the world’s […]
Gravitational waves: five things you need to know
Gravitational waves have seduced scientists for the past 100 years. But why the big fuss? In the wake of latest rumours that these waves may have been detected, we take a look at five things you need to know about gravitational waves.
PLUTO: T-20 Days and Counting
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is just 20 days away from its encounter Pluto, and our Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex will be on hand to help.
Hayabusa 2: The Sequel
The return to Earth in June 2010 of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa spacecraft over the South Australian […]
The Adventures of Rosetta and Philae
The European Space Agency is set to make a daring attempt to land the Philae probe on the surface of […]
Apollo 11’s Magic Orange Carpet Ride
By Glen Nagle CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science A magic orange carpet ride taking me on that one small step.Show […]
Growing a Garden of Dishes
Since the groundbreaking ceremony in February 2010, the two new communication antennas at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC), […]