September 17, 2012
Laser Communication: That’s a Bright Idea!
Laser light made records obsolete. NASA is on the verge of doing the same thing with space based communications. Before the end of the decade, the Laser Communication Relay Demonstration (LCRD) mission will revolutionize the way we move tons of data from orbit to ground and all around the solar system.
Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center