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Laser Communication Relay Demonstration

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Since its inception in 1958, NASA has relied exclusively on radio frequency (RF)-based communications as the only viable medium for exchanging data between a mission and a spacecraft. Today, with missions demanding communication with higher data rates than ever before, NASA is taking steps to embark on a new era of communication technology. The Laser Communication Relay Demonstration (LCRD) project will help pave the way, pioneering technologies that will enable the exchange of data through beams of light.



Walt Feimer (HTSI): Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Tyler Chase (UMBC): Animator
Robert Lafon (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Rich Melnick (HTSI): Video Editor
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Narrator
Rich Melnick (HTSI): Producer
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Videographer
Stephen Epstein (NASA/JPL CalTech): Videographer
Rich Melnick (HTSI): Writer
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Writer
Amber C Jacobson (ASRC Federal Research and Technology Solutions): Writer
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