The Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science will beam video via laser from the International Space Station back to Earth. Here is animation showing how the technology works with an explanation from the OPALS mission manager, Matt Abrahamson, plus the video NASA slated for OPALS' first official transmission. The news release that goes with this video expected June 5/6, 2014 at jpl.nasa.gov/news/. For more information about OPALS, visit: go.nasa.gov/10MMPDO

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