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LightSail antenna

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LightSail antenna LightSail's deployable antenna is 17 centimeters (7 inches) long. It operates at 433 megahertz.

Riki Munakata / Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation

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Geoff: 06/19/2015 07:46 CDT

Can / will light sail use laser communication in the future laser comm will be a great way to test OSETI from known distances in the solar system. Repeating burst transmission could still be energy efficient.

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