0.0000000003162 Milliwatts

The approximate strength of the signal from NASA’s MSL mission that will be tracked by ESA’s 35m deep space antenna, New Norcia, Australia, during entry, descent and landing on 6 August. A typical 3G smartphone transmits at 125 Milliwatts!

ESTRACK 35 m deep space antenna, New Norcia, Australia Credit: ESA

ESTRACK 35 m deep space antenna, New Norcia, Australia Credit: ESA

 

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