UK To Explore Space-Based Laser Communications Technology

Titania high-resolution color composite
Credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
LONDON—The UK Ministry of Defense plans to explore the use of free-space optical communications (FSOC) in low-Earth orbit through the use of a satellite demonstrator. The Titania Operational Concept Demonstrator, to be launched in 2023, a program led by the UK’s Defense Science and Technology...

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