UK engineers have finished building Quantum, the first fully software-defined communications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, launching this year (Jonathan Amos/BBC)

Jonathan Amos / BBC:
UK engineers have finished building Quantum, the first fully software-defined communications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, launching this year  —  UK engineers have completed the build of the novel Quantum satellite.  —  The telecommunications platform will be the first fully software-defined spacecraft.



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