Season Five of “The Invisible Network” Explores the Deep Space Network

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NASA’s “The Invisible Network” podcast returned on June 9 for a six-episode season about NASA’s Deep Space Network. Managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, the Deep Space Network provides critical communications links to flagship NASA missions on Mars, the outer planets, and even in interstellar space.

Podcast episodes debuted on Thursdays throughout June and July. Check out the season trailer here.

“The Invisible Network” first debuted in 2018 with a six-episode season covering a variety of topics related to NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program office. Since then, the podcast’s 22 episodes have covered burgeoning commercialization efforts, laser communications technologies, NASA’s Artemis Moon missions, and so much more.

You can find episodes of the podcast on Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSoundcloud, and at ‘The Invisible Network’ Podcast.

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