Very Large Array (VLA)

The Very Large Array (VLA) is one of Planet Earth’s premier astronomical radio observatories. An important component of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), the VLA is located in central New Mexico and houses twenty seven 25-meter radio telescopes,...

NASA’s Deep Space Network

NASA’s Deep Space Network, or DSN, is a network of US Spacecraft communication facilities than spans the globe. Running 24/7/365, facilities operating the network are located in California, Spain, and Australia, each approximately 120 degrees apart on Earth,...

Sunspot Solar Observatory

As the American Military became increasingly interested in solar physics during the Second World War, the need for a solar observatory became apparent.  Designed for the purpose of studying our planet’s host star, the Sunspot Solar Observatory is an astronomical...