Since humans first gazed at the stars, they have wondered if there is someone or something out there. Are we alone? The topic of extraterrestrial life continues to be one of the most fascinating enigmas of all science. Governments and Universities have spent millions of dollars pinging the universe to try to find and contact other life forms beyond our earth. You have most likely seen the giant antennas and radio telescopes, such as the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico that was featured in the James Bond Movie “Golden Eye” and the Parkes Telescope in New South Wales, Australia featured in the movie “Dish” that look out into interplanetary and deep space for answers.
Deep Space Communications Network is a private organization located right next to the Kennedy Space Center. DSCN was formed specifically to communicate with outer-space by a group of broadcast engineers and communications experts that regularly transmit from the space center.