Fault #45, 2012 (The Dish, Menlo Park) Constructed by the Stanford Research Institute in the early 1960s for the U.S. Department of Defense, and located on land leased from Stanford University, the 150-foot diameter radio reflector antenna is owned by the U.S. government. It is used for satellite calibrations, spacecraft command and telemetry, radio astronomy measurements, and weak signal detection and the related diagnosis of spacecraft conditions.