Wireless sensor networks for space and Solar-system missions

  title={Wireless sensor networks for space and Solar-system missions},
  author={Akhan Akbulut and Fatma Patlar and A. Halim Zaim and Guray Yilmaz},
  journal={Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies - RAST2011},
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are multi-hop self-organizing networks which include a huge number of nodes integrating environmental measuring, data processing and wireless communications in order to apprehend, collect and process information to achieve defined tasks. A diverse set of applications for WSNs encompassing different fields have already emerged including environmental applications, inventory monitoring, military applications, intrusion detection, health applications, motion… CONTINUE READING