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The Artemis 1 lunar mission pressed communications with JWST

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Two major NASA missions launched in the past year have exposed a communications gap in space.

NASA communicates with all its distant spacecraft – from Orion capsule to James Webb Space Telescope (Webb or JWST) to Voyager 1 — via the Deep Space Network, a collection of 14 antennas located at three locations in California, Spain and Australia. But the grid is busy and ensures that every mission goes over The Earth orbit has the communication time it needs can be difficult, a problem that Artemis 1 the mission escalated.

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