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Washington, DC -- The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced that nine aviation and aerospace projects will compete for the prestigious 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy, including the Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's TDRS-L, the 12th spacecraft in the agency's TDRS Project, is safely in orbit after launching at 9:33 p.m. EST Thursday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
NASA.GOV -- The completion of the 30-day Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration or LLCD mission has revealed that the possibility of expanding broadband capabilities in space using laser communications is as bright as expected.
NASA LAUNCHES THIRD GENERATION COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE
LASER DEMONSTRATION REVEALS BRIGHT FUTURE FOR SPACE COMMUNICATION