Monday, 28 July 2014

NASA seeks commercial satellites to talk to Mars

You can land the most advanced spacecraft in history on the Mars, but if you can’t keep in touch with it, it might as well be so much scrap. To prevent that from happening, NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to investigate the feasibility of using private satellites to provide communications into the 2020s between Earth and the fleet of exploration probes operating on and around Mars... Continue Reading NASA seeks commercial satellites to talk to Mars

Section: Space

Tags: Commercial, Communications, LADEE, Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA,Spacecraft

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