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Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) The term 'Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' Located in Pasadena, California, JPL is operated under contract to NASA by the California Institute of Technology. Its primary focus is the scientific study of the solar system, including exploration of the planets with automated probes. Most of the lunar and planetary spacecraft of the 1960s and 1970s were developed at JPL. JPL also is the control center for the worldwide Deep Space Network, which tracks all planetary spacecraft. JPL Web Site'.
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