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Eyes in Space: When Satellites Search for a Plane

10 Jul 2014, 18:49 UTC
Eyes in Space: When Satellites Search for a Plane
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It turns out that satellites are not well suited to spotting aircraft. A little thought will reveal that this is not an entirely surprising conclusion. Aircraft are small and fast. They are not constrained to defined routes. To effectively find a given plane, mid-flight, without advanced notice, one would need to effectively image the entire globe,... Read more →
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