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QUESS to shoot photons to land receiver

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08-16-2016 12:36 BJT

A feature of quantum communications is ultra-high security as a quantum photon can't be separated or duplicated.

It makes it impossible to wiretap, intercept or crack the information transmitted through it. The QUESS satellite is equipped with a photon generator, a quantum encryption device and a projector.

QUESS will shoot photons from 500 kilometers above the Earth to the receiver at a land station, which requires very high accuracy.

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