December 26, 2012
TDRS: Communicating Critical Data
As a vital information pipeline for space-based research and exploration ambitions, the TDRS constellation fulfills NASA’s broadest communication demands. Now into it’s fourth operational decade, the TDRS legacy continues to be communications excellence. The addition of the third generation of spacecraft will replenish the constellation and ensure that the critical lifeline of space-to-ground communication support will be available for many years to come.