Category:Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap
English: The high security Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap is one of the largest satellite ground stations in the world, which houses 800 people and 33 satellite antennas, — 18 are covered by distinctive white domes. It controls and receives data from geostationary satellites that eavesdrop on a wide range of radio, radar and microwave signals around the world, and also supports early warning satellites, which detect ballistic missile launches.
Earth station in Australia
|Instance of|| ground station,|
|Location||Northern Territory, Australia|
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Media in category "Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap"
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- Pine Gap by Skyring.jpg 800 × 600; 312 KB
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