Space Station Undergoing Communications Upgrade

HOUSTON — U.S. astronauts aboard the International Space Station have begun an upgrade of the air-to-ground communications system to support a substantial increase in simultaneous science research, including a doubling of the downlink data rate, solid-state recording and additional voice loops. The...

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