[extropy-chat] Worldwide SOS system

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 01:32:16 UTC 2005

> Fifty satellites at $100,000 each would give great coverage and would be
> cheaper than
> a one satellite that is capable of the imagery your system requires.

Also, part of the original assumption was that there are already
satellites up there doing other things onto which this scheme could
piggyback. You wouldn't put them up there just for that purpose.

>From what has been said, it sounds like there is nowhere near the
frequency of high enough resolution imaging to do this now. Maybe 10
or 20 years, though, who knows?


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