TITLE

On the relief wavelength

PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/9/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7609, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that could act as telecommunications satellite. Flight testing of the UAV; Wireless services that can be offered by the UAV; Developer of the UAV.
ACCESSION #
7203987

 

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