|Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:54:05 PM.
|Wireless remote data
Technologies and sample systems that gather sensor data across distances, usually via radio links. This includes general telemetry and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), especially for gathering data about wildlife, natural resources, and distributed energy systems.
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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