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Recent progress in deep-space optical communications
Author(s): James R. Lesh
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Paper Abstract

Progress in the NASA-funded optical communications program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is described. This description includes a system-level breadboard for an optical communications flight package, the planning for the Earth-reception facilities, and the results of a recent optical communications experiment to deep space with the Galileo spacecraft.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1866, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies V, (6 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.149254
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James R. Lesh, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1866:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies V
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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