Modeling Interplanetary Communications After Telecommunication Networks

Long-term, continuous bidirectional communication sessions can be established between planets by allowing satellite layers to perform location, trajectory, and timing based handoffs. Satellites may be dedicated to specific layers in order to minimize choke-points and maximize the duration of point-to-point communications. Bandwidth for surface-to-layer, layer-to-layer, and planet-to-planet communications can be drastically improved by dynamically adjusting satellite positioning and functionality

Publication Date
09 February 2009



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