Pictured is a sample of radar absorption material developed to help create stealth satellites. Photo: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Pictured is a sample of radar absorption material developed to help create stealth satellites. Photo: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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Chinese researchers look at how to keep satellites under the radar

  • The science of avoiding detection has progressed rapidly, including a new proposal to coat a satellite in composite materials to absorb radar waves
  • A researcher with the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics says the use of stealth technology in space requires new laws and regulation

Pictured is a sample of radar absorption material developed to help create stealth satellites. Photo: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Pictured is a sample of radar absorption material developed to help create stealth satellites. Photo: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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