NASA May Bring a Laser-Based Internet to Space for Mars Missions

NextGov: Over the weekend we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the famous moon landing when Americans first stepped foot on another celestial body. It truly was a giant leap for mankind, and although I was not yet around, I’m sure that everyone was gathered in front of radio and television sets in breathless anticipation as the astronauts made their first foray out to the moon’s surface.

Today, the moon still holds some fascination for us earthlings down here. India just launched its Chandrayaan-2 (moon-craft) mission after a series of technical delays kept the innovative craft grounded past its original launch date.

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