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How dynamite became a million dollar idea

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Quantum: Handover for fully flexible satellite

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYohann Leroy: “Quantum writes a new chapter in the satellite telecoms industry” UK engineers have completed the build of the novel Quantum satellite. The telecommunications platform will be the first fully software-defined spacecraft. Traditionally, large satellites are configured on the ground for specific tasks that cannot […]