[FPSPACE] Here's a question (about Pluto photo down-transmits)
David M Harland
dave.harland at ntlworld.com
Sat Jul 18 20:12:50 EDT 2015
I think I read somewhere that they hope to send simultaneously on the
prime and backup transmitters, to reduce the overall time.
At 00:57 19/07/2015, Allen Thomson wrote:
> > Is it going to take two months? Perhaps two more weeks? Longer?
>NASA says 16 months to get all the encounter data back. Presumably
>some prioritization will be done, and I'd assume that the close
>pictures would get preference.
>I've seen various assertions as to the data rate ranging between
>1200 and 4000 kbps. Not fast at any rate. It is, after all, a 12
>Watt transmitter beaming across four light-hours.
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