PIA18663: Optical Communications Telescope Laboratory
 Target Name:  Earth
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  ISS
 Instrument:  OPALS
 Product Size:  1261 x 945 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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The Optical Communications Telescope Laboratory (OCTL) dome is located in Table Mountain, California. It is used in conjunction with The Optical PAyload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS).

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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