U.S. Company Developing Space-Based Plane Tracking

09/24/2015

Jonathan Evans, Learning English
Published 8/18/2015

Experts say ground-based radar is unable to trackmore than 70% of aircraft flights. But that hascontinued to be the usual method since the 1940s. This is one reason the Malaysia Airways Flight 370plane has not been found.

Now, there are plans to deploy aircraft trackingsatellites into space so that no plane will ever be “lostagain.

US Company Developing Space-Based Plane Tracking