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World-first chameleon satellite leaving native British shores


World-first chameleon satellite leaving native British shores The last component of British-built chameleon satellite, Eutelsat Quantum, is getting ready to leave home for good. The final piece of equipment is part of the new SSTL platform; the chassis that provides a payload with structure, power and the ability to propel itself through space. Representing a major first for the company, the platform weighs in at just over 1 tonne, which is an order of magnitude bigger than any other satellite they have built in the past. Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2019-01-world-first-chameleon-satellite-native-british.html#jCp   More



(Source: Phys.org - Jan 11)

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