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Experience NASA’s Journey to LCRD Launch
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Experience NASA’s Journey to LCRD Launch

Experience NASA’s Journey to LCRD LaunchLAUNCH UPDATE:  NASA’s Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) is now scheduled to lift off Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 3:04 a.m. CST (4:04 a.m. EST) aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket. Get more details here. Have you ever witnessed one of NASA’s launches? It’s definitely a sight to see when a rocket takes to the sky, soaring beyond our atmosphere into space. If you haven’t, you’ll have another chance soon with the Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD), which will continue NASA’s exploration of laser communications to support future missions to the Moon and throughout our solar system. Illustration of NASA’s Laser Communication Relay Demonstration communicating over laser links.Credits: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center LC...