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Lasercom is free space optical communications. Think NASA, ESA, SpaceX StarLink. Lasercom is a revolutionary technology delivering faster, cheaper, more secure data at light speed. Applications include quantum comms, telecom, banking, maritime, agriculture, urban monitoring, emergency services, military and government intelligence, global navigation, and space exploration. It enables amazing high-def space photos, and will become a backbone of the interplanetary internet.

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: "ESA has released some photos of their latest Transportable Optical Ground Station, designed to perform laser-based optical communications with satellites from anywhere in Europe (8th Feb 2024)"
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: "The Laser Vanguard: How NASA’s Innovation Is Shaping Space Communications | SciTechDaily (16th Jan 2024)"
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: "New Open Access Research on "113Gbps rainbow visible light laser communication system based on 10Ξ» laser WDM emitting module in fiber-free space-fiber link" (Full-Text) | Optics Express Vol. 32, Issue 2 (15th Jan 2024)"
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: "[Video] How does laser satellite communication work? | TNO (24th Jan 2024)"
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: "Starlink's Laser System Is Beaming 42 Million GB of Data Per Day"
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: "Industrial PhD on Ultra-high Capacity Terrestrial Free-Space Optical Communications - Technical University of Eindhoven"
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