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Submission + - Will volcanic ash affect satellite communications? (sstl.co.uk)

spaceblogger writes: This week, an enormous cloud of volcanic ash is sweeping over Northern Europe, grounding aeroplanes and bringing the jet-setters to a standstill. But what about satellite communications? Could the dust in the atmosphere affect the control of space missions, your Sky receiver or GPS?
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Will volcanic ash affect satellite communications?

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I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few simple heuristics you have to remember... Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.

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