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Vetenskapsradion on satellite tracking from space

This summer, two Russian cosmonauts will mount a 120-kilo-antenna on the international space station (ISS) during a four hour long spacewalk. This giant antenna is part of the ICARUS project aiming at observing global migratory movements of small animals through a satellite system.
ISS
Photo: Nasa

 In ”Vetenskapsradions veckomagasin” ICARUS initiator Martin Wikelski from Max Plack Institute for Ornithology and Susanne Åkesson are interviewed about the project. Listen to it here (7:25 -15:10).

Read more about the ICARUS project.

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