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The JPL optical communications telescope laboratory (OCTL) test bed for the future optical Deep Space NetworkRelative to RF, the lower power-consumption and lower mass of high bandwidth optical telecommunications make this technology extremely attractive for returning data from future NASA/JPL deep space probes.
Document ID
20060028850
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Wilson, K. E.
Page, N.
Wu, J.
Srinivasan, M.
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
May 21, 2003
Subject Category
Communications and Radar
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
optical communications telescope space network laser