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The Senna is the latest salvo in the hypercar wars, delivering the latest set of scarcely believable, once-unthinkable telemetry: 0-62 mph acceleration in 2.7 seconds; ¼-mile of 9.9 seconds; 0-187 mph in 17.5 seconds; top speed 211 mph.
The lightning strikes knocked many of the sensors and instruments inside the Apollo Command Module offline, and the spacecraft began transmitting nonsensical telemetry data to the ground.
Gafford heads the observation and telemetry department, the first short-term care unit of this type at LBJ Hospital.
Our primary telemetry consists of months to years of full-fidelity network traffic captures.
The other piece of Intel’s Threat Detection Technology is what Intel calls Advanced Platform Telemetry, which combines machine learning with platform telemetry to better understand what threats are meaningful and need to be acted upon.
Tiangong-1, a school bus-sized object that was home to two crews of taikonauts—or Chinese astronauts—in 2012 and 2013, has been on its own since 2016, when the telemetry link between the ship and the ground was lost.
And any space station should be able to communicate with Earth, using X-band to transmit telemetry data and Ka-band for high rate data transfers.
The Cassini orbiter, which ended its 13-year tour of the Saturn system last year by burning up in the planet’s atmosphere, also beamed back telemetry measuring that planet’s gravitational field.
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Telemetry is used to obtain data on the internal functioning of missiles, rockets, unmanned planes, satellites, and probes, providing data on such factors as position, altitude, and speed as well as conditions like temperature, air pressure, wind speed, and radiation. Weather forecasters rely on telemetry to map weather patterns. Astronauts on the space shuttle are monitored with telemetry that measures and transmits readings on their blood pressure, respiration, and heart rates. Similar kinds of telemetry are used by biologists to study animals in the wild and keep track of their populations and movements. Telemetry is also widely used in modern agriculture, often to regulate irrigation.
TELEMETRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of telemetry for English Language Learners
: the process of using special equipment to take measurements of something (such as pressure, speed, or temperature) and send them by radio to another place
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