NASA launches communications satellite
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NASA launches communications satellite

NASA launches communications satellite - Yahoo NewsWashington (AFP) - NASA in Thursday launched a br...
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. NASA launches communications satellite NASA launches communications satellite - Yahoo News Washington (AFP) - NASA in Thursday launched a brand name new satellite to be able to boost its developing communications network among Earth and the International space Station, allowing for almost uninterrupted video, voice hyperlink along with data transmission. The TDRS-L rocket blasted off with 9:33 pm (0233 GMT Friday) through Cape Canaveral, Florida, about its way to become the 11th part of your Monitoring and Information Relay Satellite System. One hour as well as 46 minutes later, the 3.45 tonne satellite made to perform pertaining to 15 years separated from the second stage with the rocket, NASA tweeted. It will now invest your subsequent 11 times adjusting into its definitive geostationary orbit. The fleet regarding satellites offers "revolutionized communications" pertaining to NASA "by permitting almost steady transmission of information during a mission," the particular agency said. The initial TDRS satellite was launched throughout 1983. Before then, communications for you to area had been spotty as well as depending on a new tiny quantity of ground stations worldwide, leaving many gaps. "Astronauts and also Earth-orbiting scientific spacecraft would relay messages only once they passed more than as well as close to among the floor stations," mentioned NASA. Now, your network involving TDRS satellites brings together in order to convey near-continuous signals, information and also commands through ground controllers for the International Area Station too your Hubble space Telescope and a array of scientific satellites. The satellite blasted off atop a new United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, destined to get an orbit 22,300 miles (35,900 kilometers) higher than the actual Earth. ScienceSpace & AstronomyNASA

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