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Comment: Re:Black box data streaming (Score 1) 503

by wooferhound (#47482701) Attached to: Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet

My guess is cost. Sending data via satellite is very expensive, and there's a lot of data recorded. As for ground stations, I'm not aware of any plane-to-ground data communications currently in use (other than radio for voice) so that would need a completely new infrastructure built.

The last jet that didappeared had the engines sending data to the satellites continously

+ - Harrison Ford hurts ankle on 'Star Wars VII' set ->

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wooferhound (546132) writes "Harrison Ford suffered an ankle injury while filming the next "Star Wars" installment, Disney Studios said Thursday.
The injury happened on the set of "Episode VII" Thursday, a Disney statement said. "He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates."
A number of images from the secretive "Episode VII" set have appeared online, showing, among other things, a replica of Han Solo's Millennium Falcon under construction."

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