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NASA launches Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)

On December 7, 2021, NASA launched its new Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Key Points LCRD is the first-ever laser communications system of NASA. It will help NASA in test optical communication in space. Presently, most of the NASA spacecraft use radio frequency communications to send data. ..

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NASA’s Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)

NASA is set to test a “Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) technology” in space, with the aim of speeding up space communications. Key Points The LCRD will be launched on December 4, following a two-year delay. It will be launched into space by Department of Defence, onboard United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket during Space ..

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