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NASA Beams Video from Space via Laser [video]

NetNewsledger.com reports that NASA has successfully beamed a high-definition video 260 miles from the International Space Station to Earth Thursday using a new laser communications instrument.

Transmission of “Hello, World!” as a video message was the first 175-megabit communication for the Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS), a technology demonstration that allows NASA to test methods for communication with future spacecraft using higher bandwidth than radio waves.

Read more at http://www.netnewsledger.com/2014/06/06/high-def-video-from-space-nasa/