Salvaged Satellite May Serve South Pole

Credit: Polar Broadband Systems Ltd.
Field scientists studying global climate change, marine biology, astronomy and other subjects in Antarctica may gain a robust satellite link to colleagues at home if a Russian working group permits salvage of a state-of-the-art communications satellite stranded in a useless orbit last summer. A...

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