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Rocket, Please "Phone Home"

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March 23, 2001
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National Aeronautics And Space Administration
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Imagine a day when self-diagnostic tools allow future rockets to phone home with vital information about their condition, location and performance. NASA engineers hope that day comes sooner than later and believe the technology could replace expensive ground systems, reducing the cost of space flight.

Imagine a day when self-diagnostic tools allow future rockets to phone home with vital information about their condition, location and performance. NASA engineers hope that day comes sooner than later and believe the technology could replace expensive ground systems, reducing the cost of space flight.


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