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GAVRT (Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope) Project

GAVRT (Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope) Project

GAVRT teaches students to use radio astronomy, to control a huge antenna, and to collect science data from objects in the universe at which the antenna is pointed. GAVRT trains teachers, provides curriculum, and supports classroom implementation. GAVRT uses the Internet to connect students to Operations Control and the antenna. Students are actively involved in handling data for real science applications and learn that science is an ongoing process.
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Dr. Troy Tenhet
Dr. Troy Tenhet (Faculty)
10 years ago
Go out to Fort Irwin and check out the Deep Space Network Dishes. It'll blow your mind.