Nasa readies new laser test

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Washington – US space agency Nasa is all set for a new era of laser services, after the mission was delayed for two years. LCRD will showcase the unique capabilities of optical communications to increase bandwidth for communicating in space while reducing size, weight, and power requirements. NASA’s Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) will fly as a payload on Space Test Programme Satellite-6 (STPSat-6), the primary spacecraft of the Space Test Programme 3 (STP-3) mission for the Department of Defense.