Satellites can send data with laser precision
In space, communication used to be transferred by radio signals, and it still is. But satellite communication using laser beams promises to bring more bandwidth and require less power. Of course you will need to point your beam rather accurately.
Will Crowcombe of Dutch research organization TNO explains what laser data comms is about, who's working on it and when we can expect it to fly.
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