[amsat-bb] New Satellite Concept for Earth-Mars Comms

Jeff Davis stuckbit at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 06:07:00 PDT 2009

"Direct communication between Earth and Mars can be strongly disturbed
and even blocked by the Sun for weeks at a time, cutting off any
future human mission to the Red Planet. An ESA engineer working with
engineers in the UK may have found a solution using a new type of
orbit combined with continuous-thrust ion propulsion."

Read the story at PhysOrg.com:


Jeff, KE9V

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