NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer's VSAT. VSAT stands for Very Small Aperture Terminal. VSATs are small Earth-based satellite dish arrays. On the ship, it is the VSAT that allows the real-time sharing of exploration data.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer's VSAT. VSAT stands for Very Small Aperture Terminal. VSATs are small Earth-based satellite dish arrays. On the ship, it is the VSAT that allows the real-time sharing of exploration data. Image courtesy of the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program.

 

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