Dave Bullock / eecue

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Mars Antenna at Goldstone from the rear

Mars Antenna at Goldstone from the rear
The Mars antenna viewed from behind details the mesh structure of the dish as well as the gears that are used to adjust the elevation angle of the antenna. The whole antenna also rotates on a sheet of pressurized oil the thickness of a piece of paper.