AMOS 7 to Help Test Long-Range Interplanetary Communications

29/01/2018

Satellite Today- Veronica Magan
Spacecom, together with the Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station (D-MARS), announced a joint experiment whereby the AMOS 7 satellite will provide communication links for analog astronauts located in a specially constructed simulated Mars habitat located near the remote Ramon Crater, Israel to an off-base operations and control center. The purpose of this international experiment conducted with the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF), will be to further test aspects of long range-interplanetary space communications as well as examine challenges and issues that arise from manned planetary missions.

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