|Updated: 5/16/2006; 4:14:34 PM.
Communications and info tech in developing countries, especially wireless broadband and high-value applications
Monday, May 17, 2004
NASA's Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS)
: 10 years old, the program continues to provide capacity and sometimes, people, to demonstrate new satellite applications. Education in developing countries is one ongoing area. "The Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS), a significant activity of the Space Communications Program
, provided for the development and flight test of high-risk, advanced communications satellite technology. Using multiple spot beam antennas and advanced on-board switching and processing systems, ACTS pioneered new initiatives in communications satellite technology." 4:27:01 PM
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