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SatCom, or Satellite Communications, is a section in NASA's Mars Exploration department that is responsible for maintaining communications with Martian satellites around Mars. The main job is sending commands the orbiters, and receiving and possessing images from the satellites.

SatCom was also the section within NASA where Mindy Park first provided the first evidence that Mark Watney had survived the Ares III sandstorm and Evacuation. Mindy Park was then promoted to SatCon (satellite control).