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US Lab Developing Technology For Space Traffic Control 47

Posted by samzenpus
from the near-miss dept.
coondoggie writes "Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory say they have tested technology that could eventually help them monitor and control space traffic. The driving idea behind the project is to help keep satellites and other spacecraft from colliding with each other or with debris in Low Earth Orbit."
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US Lab Developing Technology For Space Traffic Control

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  • Misleading (Score:5, Informative)

    by The Raven (30575) on Thursday January 23, 2014 @10:12PM (#46053029) Homepage
    They are developing software to get better orbital trajectories. We already HAVE software that manages traffic and orbital collision warnings, but the problem is that our orbital trajectory data is too inaccurate for it to be as helpful as it should be.

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