PIA18579: OPALS Final Testing
 Target Name:  Earth
 Mission:  ISS
 Instrument:  OPALS
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 Produced By:  JPL
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Optical PAyload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS) flight terminal undergoes final testing at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. OPALS was launched to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 18, 2014.

OPALS is a partnership between NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.; the International Space Station Program (Johnson Space Center, Houston; Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.) and the Advanced Exploration Systems Program (NASA HQ).

For more information, see http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/861.html.

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