[Gizmodo] BigDataFr recommends: Why It’ll Take New Horizons 16 Months to Send Us This Week’s Data #datascientist #machinelearning

BigDataFr recommends: Why It’ll Take New Horizons 16 Months to Send Us This Week’s Data

‘Early this morning, NASA rolled out the highest-resolution image of Pluto to date, taken 16 hours before today’s historic flyby. Tomorrow, we’ll receive a new set of images at a resolution ten times higher.

And Pluto Christmas is just getting started, because it’s going to take NASA 16 full months to download all the data New Horizons collects this week.’

The trip to Pluto might have been record-smashingly fast, but sending data back across 3 billion miles of empty space is anything but. To understand why, let’s take a quick peek beneath the hood at how one of the most advanced scientific reconnaissance missions ever built collects, stores and transmits data.[…]

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By Maddie Stone
Source: gizmodo.com

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