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This is the signal those that are in the know have been waiting for now all the elite and power brokers will suddenly go on "vacation". For those that have been prepping now you will get the chance to see how good your skills are good luck.
The slow process of capturing science data is about to go into serious overdrive with a NASA laser communication experiment set to launch to the International Space Station.
The Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS) — which will be sent up to the space station aboard SpaceX's cargo-carrying Dragon capsule Sunday (March 16) — will test a substantial upgrade to the data streaming process by sending information via laser beam rather than radio wave.
"Optical communications has the potential to be a game-changer," mission manager Matt Abrahamson said in a statement
Submit concerns to NASA official Jennifer B. Price for more information.
Streamed down from the space station, through Mission Control, out to the public, this data, includes select real onboard crew timelines, and is avaliable in interactive 3D web-based displays. Welcome! And check out how the International Space Station, the most complex structure ever built in space, works on a daily basis.