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LCRD poster showing laser communications as the way for communications between the Moon and Mars to Earth
LCRD Poster
Intern visits Goddard's largest clean room
2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt - JWST in Cleanroom
Panel of Subject Matter Experts meet with new interns
Goddard Comm & Nav Community Panel at Intern Meet & Greet Summer 2018
Intern finds Nobel Peace Prize during Scavenger Hunt
2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt - Nobel Peace Prize
Fact sheet regarding replenishing tdrs fleet
TDRS Replinishing the Fleet
Fact sheet regarding reliable communications from tdrs for mission success
TDRS Reliable Communications for Mission Success
Fact sheet regarding the continuous two way communication tdrs provides
TDRS Continuous Two Way Communication
A band plays at the 2017 ESC Summer Picnic
2017 ESC Summer Picnic - Band
A fact sheet regarding the global communications that tdrs provides
TDRS Global Communications
A brochure regarding the tracking and data relay satellites
TDRS Brochure
A fact sheet regarding the Near Earth Network ground stations
NEN Ground Stations
The third generation tdrs continue the space network's critical lifeline.
TDRS KLM Continuting the Critical Lifeline 2
Launches of the various Tracking and Data Relay Satellites
TDRS Launches
Fact sheet regarding tdrs
TDRS Connecting the Critical Line
A Brochure regarding the Exploration and Space Communications projects division.
ESC Brochure
The tracking and data relay satellites connect us to missions exploring the universe
TDRS Connecting the Universe
Fact Sheet regarding the Near Earth Network
NEN Fact Sheet
Fact sheet regading tdrs ability to enable mission success
TDRS Enabling Mission Success
Fact Sheet regarding the laser communications relay demonstration
LCRD Fact Sheet
Interns locate and antenna during the 2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt
2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt - Antenna
Instructions in using the Laser Communications relay demonstration app
LCRD App Instructions
ESC Fact Sheet
ESC Factsheet
Interns sitting around a table working on the 2017 scavenger hunt
2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt - Cafeteria
Meet and Greet - Bob Menrad
Meet and Greet - Bob Menrad
Mike Krainak sitting in front of a fiber-optic receiver
Mike Krainak
tdrs m on the launch pad just before liftoff
TDRS M Launch
tdrs M launching, a huge plume of smoke below
TDRS M Launch
Fact sheet regarding Turn-Key Solutions from the Space Network
Space Network Turn-Key Solutions
People Dancing at the 2017 esc Summer Picnic
2017 ESC Summer Picnic
tdrs M sitting on the launchpad
TDRS M Launch
nasa personel watching screens closely in the Goddard Network Integration Center
Goddard Network Integration Center
Near Earth Network Ground Stations 2016
NEN Ground Stations 2016
Intern Posing by Emmy for the 2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt
2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt - Emmy
Interns Posing by model of the Hubble Space Telescope for the 2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt
2017 Intern Scavenger Hunt - Hubble
tdrs M launch seen above a copse of trees
TDRS M Launch
Laser Communication Relay Demonstration Closeup
LCRD Closeup
Fact sheet regarding the third generation of tracking and data relay satellites
TDRS KLM Continuing the Critical Lifeline
Goddard Network Integration Center
Goddard Network Integration Center
nasa's networks provide communications services for small satellites
Communications for Small Satellites
tdrs M sitting on the launchpad
TDRS M Launch
TDRS M Launch
TDRS M Launch
LCRD Closeup
LCRD Closeup
Request Service
Request Service
Near Earth Network Antennas at the Alaska Satellite Facility
Near Earth Network Antennas at the Alaska Satellite Facility
Intern Meet and Greet with Badri Younes
Meet and Greet - Badri
Near Earth Network Antennas at the Alaska Satellite Facility
Near Earth Network Antennas at the Alaska Satellite Facility
Goddard Network Integration Center
Goddard Network Integration Center
Spectators at the TDRS M Launch
Spectators at the TDRS M Launch
Artist's rendering of SeaHawk-1 in orbit.
SeaHawk-1 in Orbit
An astronaut holds a tablet computer with navigations and other data displayed, while another astronaut walks ahead.
LunaNet Concept Graphic
An arch constructed on a beach overlooking a ship in the distance.
Utqiaġvik, Alaska
Melissa Diaz smiling
Melissa Diaz
medium earth orbit search and rescue satellites locate people or craft in distress through beacon signals and transmit their location to first responders
MEOSAR
NASA summer intern Grace McFassel in her lab. Photo credit: NASA summer intern Emily Cavanagh
Grace McFassel
First engineering test image from SeaHawk-1 and Hawkeye. Credit: ???
SeaHawk-1 and Hawkeye test image
A blue gloved hand works on SeaHawk-1's X-band transmitter.
X-band transmitter
Grace McFassel’s undergraduate graduation photo. Photo credit: NASA summer intern Grace McFassel
Grace McFassel
NASA intern Ryan Aridi designs a logo for his team's mission.
Ryan Aridi
Jimmy Acevedo crouches next to young students
Jimmy Acevedo
Globe showing polar orbits of McMurdo Ground Station customers
McMurdo Ground Station customers
Dave Israel with family, friends
Dave Israel - Silver Snoopy Ceremony
An example trace of two aligned waveforms.
Aligned Waveforms
Multicolored image of the sun taken by Nustar and sdo
The Sun
The GLM laser beacon.
GLM laser beacon
Artist Rendering of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Poseidon logo showing a trident, earth, satellite and robotic rover
Poseidon
nasa logo with circular blue starfield, white orbital path and red vector
NASA Logo
A student plays with the exhibit touchscreen
Interactive Space Communications Exhibit
A cake designed and baked by Judkins. Credit: NASA/Tennessee Judkins
Tennessee Judkins cake
Danielle Fieseler smiles while working at her desk
Danielle Fieseler
 McMurdo TDRS Relay System in a broad snowy landscape with wind turbines and a bright blue sky
MTRS antenna
Tracy Felton sits at a table in front of a window. A plant is in the foreground.
Tracy Felton
Earth rising above the lunar horizon
LRO Earthrise
nasa Astronaut Paul Richards in space
Paul Richards
Space Shuttle Challenger launching with tdrs 1 aboard
TDRS-1 Launch
International Space Station orbiting Earth
International Space Station
South Pole TDRS Relay-2
South Pole TDRS Relay-2
The STS-102 crew poses in the White Room outside the orbiter Discovery on Launch Pad 39B. Kneeling in front are Mission Specialists Susan Helms, Yury Usachev and James Voss. Standing behind them are Mission Specialists Paul Richards and Andrew Thomas, Commander James Wetherbee and Pilot James Kelly.
The STS-102 Crew
Javier Lecha smiling in front of a marina
Javier Lecha
Graphic representation of a user-initiated services infrastructure
User Initiated Services
Intern coordinator Jimmy Acevedo and communications engineer George Bussey speaking with interns in a coference room
Innovation Bootcamp
The first communications satellite, Project Echo.
Project Echo
The MTRS team at McMurdo in Antarctica
MTRS Team
Grace McFassel on a tour of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Photo credit: NASA summer intern Emily Cavanagh
Grace McFassel
Visitor ribbon cutting graphic
Visitor Center Ribbon Cutting
Code 400 Peer Awards 2017 logo: Think they're great? Nominate!
Code 400 Peer Awards
Engineers prepare LCRD flight modem 2 for thermal vacuum testing
LCRD flight modem 2
Astronaut standing on the lunar surface next to an american flag
Apollo 11
The Northern Lights as seen from the International Space Station
October 2017 Image of the Month
Rocket with large plume of smoke from the propellant below.
TDRS-M Launch
AMSAT president Joe Spier speaks with sip interns in a conference room
Joe Spier
Dave Israel sits in front of a book case
Dave Israel
Search and Rescue (SAR) mission manager Lisa Mazzuca holds new, highly accurate emergency beacon technology that will help first responders locate people in distress worldwide.
Second-generation Emergency Locator Beacon
An artist rendering of the first-generation TDRS spacecraft orbiting Earth
First Generation TDRS
Artist Rendering of the Cosmic Background Explorer orbiting earth
Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)
Reese Patillo standing in front of a blank background.
Reese Patillo
Patricia Butler standing in front of a lunar themed background.
Patricia Butler
Chart showing NASA spectrum allocations by type of mission
NASA Spectrum Allocations
An artist's rendering of a lunar habitat and robotic rovers for the journey to Mars
Lunar habitat and rover
Ground terminal antennas amdst a lush landscape.
Guam
Chart listing the electromagnetic spectrum by various criteria.
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The Invisible Network - Promotional Image
Invisible Network Promo
Space Network Ground Terminal in White Sands, New Mexico in font of a mountain landscape
Second TDRS Ground Terminal
Dave Israel sitting at a table
Dave Israel
The ideal qualities of nasa interns: Hungry, Humble, Ambitious, Collaborative, Innovative, Problem Solvers.
NASA Interns
nasa employees at work stations in front of a large map of Earth.
Mercury Control Center
Multiple lightning bolts striking the water below
Lightning
Judkins engaging with traditional Iñupiat crafts alongside two others.
Tennessee Judkins
TDRS-A in orbit
TDRS-A
Astronaut viewing selfie on the international space station
DTN Demo
Employees try out the new SCaN exhibit
SCaN Interactive Exhibit
A tdrs transmitting a data stream
TDRS Data Stream
SCaN interns attending the lecture given by Dave Israel, ESC communications architect. Photo Credit: NASA intern Emily Cavanagh
Inspiring Interns
A costume Grace McFassel worked on. Photo credit: NASA summer intern Grace McFassel
Grace McFassel Costume
TDRS-M lifting off with a large plume of smoke below.
TDRS-M Liftoff
NEN Now presented on large screens
NEN Now Demo
Team member with MTRS replica
MTRS Replica
The new search and rescue ground station console at NASA Goddard
SAR Ground Station Console
Diagram of aim signal strength
AIM Signal Strength
Cheryl Gramling in a red shirt smiling
Cheryl Gramling
Dave Larsen portrait
Dave Larsen
AIM data image
AIM data image
Betsy Park portrait
Park_Elizabeth
TDRS-M lifting off with a large plume of smoke below
TDRS-M lift-off
Ryan Turner
Ryan Turner
SLR station
SLR station
The Solar Dynamics Observatory orbiting the sun
SDO
HEPHAESTUS logo showing a drill into the Moon
HEPHAESTUS Logo
Emily Ragan smiling in front of a wooded background.
Emily Ragan
NASA Astronaut Paul Richards Official portrait in a space suit.
Paul Richards
MEMES LOGO of a satellite transmitting to Earth.
MEMES LOGO
TDRS antenna being unfurled.
TDRS antenna deployments
This image shows Paul Richards working in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Discovery during the second of two scheduled space walks. Richards, along with astronaut Andy Thomas, spent 6.5 hours outside the space station.
Paul Richards
LCRD transmitting a signal to Earth
LCRD
Robin Krause smiling
Robin Krause
Paul Richards in the cockpit of the M-113 armored carrier
Paul Richards
TDRS orbiting Earth
TDRS Concept Art
Station Manager Martyn Thomas (left) and Gary Morse, NASA station director for MILA, stand in front of a tracking dish.
MILA Tracking Dish
LCRD relaying signals between ground stations in White Sands, New Mexico and Hawaii.
LCRD Concept Art
Technicians inspecting a satellite.
TDRS fit check
TDRS-M undergoing vibration testing
TDRS-M vibration testing
Technicians testing LCRD's optical module
LCRD optical module testing
The old antenna dish sits in the foreground, with the new antenna atop the building
Antenna Replacement atop building at Alaska Satellite Facility
Construction workers near the KSC Radome
KSC Radome
Leslie Ambrose smiling
Leslie Ambrose
Technicians assemble TDRS atop atlas V
TDRS L and Centaur
LCRD orbiting Earth
LCRD Rendering
LCRD Flight Assembly Arrival at Goddard
LCRD Flight Assembly
Lisa Mazzuca holds the second-generation beacon prototype
Lisa Mazzuca SGB
The McMurdo TDRS Radome in a rocky, snowy landscape
McMurdo TDRS Radome
An astronaut Paul Richards works on the Hubble Space Telescope with tools developed specifically for such missions.
Paul Richards Repairs Hubble
The MILA team prepares for the final shuttle launch.
MILA Facility
Gateway Concept Art linking the Moon and Mars
Gateway Concept Art
Artist rendition of TDRS-K deployed.
TDRS-K
Tom Williams poses  in front of the first-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellite artist concept.
Tom Williams
Two TDRS orbiting Earth along with the hubble space telescope and international space station
TDRS network
NASA summer intern Tennessee Judkins poses in front of a tree at Goddard Space Flight Center
Tennessee Judkins
ESC architect Dave Israel speaks with SIP interns sitting at a table
Dave Israel
Intern Danielle Fieseler working at her desk
Intern Working on Cybersecurity Research at Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA engineers Mark Sinkiat, Peter Fetterer and Salem El-nimri held up a picture of Vint Cerf in front of a McMurdo Station sign
DTN Demo Selfie
2018 Summer Interns jump in the air on a beach
2018 Interns at Wallops Flight Facility
Lisa Mazzuca posing with a young student.
Lisa Mazzuca
Artist's rendering of a space Shuttle mid launch
Shuttle Launch Still
Antenas in a lush wooded landscape.
Alaska Staellite Facility
Closeup of the LCRD spacecraft
LCRD Closeup
Antenas in a lush wooded landscape.
Alaska Satellite Facility Antennas
Visual illustrating electromagnetic spectrum interference
Spectrum Interference
Screenshot of the Near Earth Network Now app
NEN Now Screenshot
A crane places the new antenna atop the building
New AS2 Antenna is Installed at Alaska Satellite Facility
The 2016 SIP Interns post in a group
2016 interns
A team of NASA interns working together at their laptops.
NASA Interns
NASA employees work in the Network Integration Center
Network Integration Center
The Invisible Network Promotion showing a ground antenna
The Invisible Network
XPRESS Logistics Carriers mounted to the outside of the International Space Station.
ELC 4
S-band Antenna
S-band Antenna
Interns in front of NASA Headquarters
Interns at NASA Headquarters
Laser communications concept
laser-communications-conceptual-animation
Network Integration Center
Goddard Space Flight Center's Network Integration Center
Animation illustrating an AIM reciever
AIM Receiver
Paul Richards using the tool he helped develop on the deck of the Space Shuttle Discovery.
Paul Richards
Spectrum Management rainbow
Spectrum Management
Ruthan Lewis smiling
Ruthan Lewis
Wide-angle view from the bottom of an S-Band Antenna
S-Band Antenna
TDRS orbiting Earth
TDRS artist concept
NASA employees work at their stations in the Network Integration Center
Network Integration Center at Goddard
Black and white photo of Dave McCormick sitting at a table
Dave McCormick
Dr. Reyhan Baktur poses with a glass component of UF-Radsat’s Solar Array.
UF-Radsat’s Solar Array
TDRS-K in obit
TDRS-K Concept Art
A truck delivers TDRS-L to Astrotech.
TDRS L Arrival
A Space Network ground terminal in White Sands, New Mexico in front of a mountain landscape.
Second TDRS Ground Terminal
NEN Now interns working at their laptops.
NEN Now Interns
Laser Communications Relay Demonstration in orbit
Laser Communications Relay Demonstration
The new AS-2 Antenna after being replaced atop the building.
Antenna Being Replaced in Fairbanks, Alaska
Rack of USSCR equipment.
USSCR Rack
A class of North Slope Borough School District students in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.
North Slope Borough School District Students
TDRS-K awaits packaging for launch
TDRS-K
Helicopter completes a rescue of someone in distress
Search & Rescue Technologies Support Saves Around the World
TDRS-1 being deployed from a space shuttle cargo bay.
TDRS-1 Deployment
AIM spacecraft in orbit with a TDRS
AIM Spacecraft
Todd King smiling in front of a wooded background.
Todd King
South Pole TDRS Relay in a snowy landscape
South Pole TDRS Relay 1997
LADEE spacecraft in orit around the Moon
LADEE spacecraft
Map of Near Earth Network ground stations.
Near Earth Network 2016
Earth above the lunar horizon.
Apollo 8 Earthrise
NEN Now Interns working at their laptops
NEN Now Interns
FDF engineer Jason Laing at his workstation
Jason Laing
S-Band Antenna being lifted into its mounting.
S-Band Dish Antenna
TDRS-4 in orbit
TDRS-4
LLCD being integraded into the LADEE spacecraft.
LLCD
Third-generation TDRS in orbit
TDRS-K
Mike Krainak holding a computer chip.
Mike Krainak
A representation of LCRD's relay capability.
LCRD
Philip Baldwin holds the custom-designed high-speed interface card.
Philip Baldwin
TDRS-4 in the Space Shuttle Discovery's cargo bay
TDRS-4 on STS-29
Ribbon cutting at the base of NASA's newest antenna for the Near Earth Network.
AS3 Ribbon cutting
A construction working inspect the S-Band Antenna from a cherry picker crane.
S-Band Antenna
TDRS K's antennas stowed.
TDRS-K
Harry Shaw speaks with 2016 Interns
Harry Shaw and 2016 Interns
LLCD communicating with its ground station on Earth
LLCD
TDRS-L launches at night
TDRS-L launch
TDRS depicted with Space Network User Spacecraft
SN Users
LunaNet logo depicting the Moon, Mars and Earth.
LunaNet logo
US Coast Guard Helicopter completes a rescue
Search and Rescue
TDRS-K in Orbit
TDRS-K
This Blue Marble Earth montage shows many stunning details of our home planet.
ESCatHomeHeader
This Blue Marble Earth montage shows many stunning details of our home planet.
ESCatHomeHeader
A collage of space communications educational resources.
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A collage of space communications educational resources.
ESCatHomeHeader_2
A collage of space communications educational resources.
ESCatHomeHeader_2
A collage of space communications educational resources.
ESCatHomeHeader_2
A collage of space communications educational resources.
ESCatHomeHeader_2
A collage of space communications educational resources.
ESCatHomeHeader_2
The SGSS project's newly modified 18.3m main mission antenna
Modified SGSS Main Mission Antenna
Madagascar from above as seen from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
MadagascarFromAbove
Madagascar from above as seen from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
MadagascarFromAbove
Madagascar from above as seen from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
MadagascarFromAbove
Madagascar from above as seen from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
MadagascarFromAbove
Madagascar from above as seen from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
MadagascarFromAbove
Madagascar from above as seen from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
MadagascarFromAbove
STPSat-6 Antenna and Ground Equipment (SAGE) project antenna at the White Sands Complex in White Sands, New Mexico.
SAGE Antenna
2019 Robert H. Goddard Award Recipients Logo
RHG 2019 Awards