Nov 092014
 

http://hackaday.com/2014/11/07/hackaday-prize-finalist-a-network-of-satellite-ground-stations/

 

Hackaday Prize Finalist: A Network of Satellite Ground Stations

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There are astonishing things you can do with a network of sensors spread across the globe, all connected to the Internet. Thousands of people have already installed hardware to detect lightning and flightaware gives out subscriptions to their premium service to anyone who will listen in to airplane transponders and send data back to their servers. The folks behind SatNOGS, one of the five finalists for The Hackaday Prize are using this same crowdsourced data collection for something that is literally out of this world: listening to the ever-increasing number of amateur satellites orbiting the planet.

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