New blog post: Improving communications from space

Today, space-based satellite monitoring systems face a problem. Their sensors, which are become ever more sophisticated, produce more information than can be easily transmitted back to earth. Installing better computing equipment on the satellites could break this bottleneck. But can today’s complicated chips withstand one of the great hazards of orbit, space radiation?

Read the full post by Rebecca Pryce here

Last changed: Jul 22 2011 at 5:03 PM