Towards deep space optical communications

@article{Deutsch2020TowardsDS,
  title={Towards deep space optical communications},
  author={Leslie J. Deutsch},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
  year={2020},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-1}
}
  • L. Deutsch
  • Published 7 September 2020
  • Physics
  • Nature Astronomy
Optical communications will provide the next generation of interplanetary missions with high-bit-rate data transmission, requiring modifications on the ground and in space, explains Leslie Deutsch. 

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