PIA23117: CubeSats Communicate with Lasers
 Mission:  CubeSat
 Product Size:  1200 x 670 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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A brief laser flash at the center of the frame was part of an experiment conducted by two NASA CubeSats. In it, one small satellite used a laser to send information to the ISARA CubeSat, managed by JPL.

For more information about CubeSat see www.jpl.nasa.gov/cubesat/.

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The Aerospace Corporation

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