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The Amazing Story of a Bit
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- Title The Amazing Story of a Bit
- Date of Production 20/09/2010
- Length 00:04:41
- Language English
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
Making the complex simple: A nicely animated investigation into the travels of a single bit of information from a satellite in orbit to the engineers on the ground who control the mission.
This video uncovers the complexities of the sophisticated ground system software designed and developed at the European Space Operations Centre, Darmstadt, and used by ESA to operate satellites in orbit.