Unpacking OPALS on the Space Station – Broadcasting Live HD Video

Watch the archived video from the International Space Station as NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s OPALS lasercomm instrument was unpacked from the Dragon spacecraft by a robotic arm.


OPALS, the Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science, is a technology demonstration that beams HD video from space to Earth via laser light.
Watch the HD Broadcast LIVE.

About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceRef Canada Interactive Inc, CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef U.S., advisor and co-founder of the Canadian Space Commerce Association, and director and co-founder of MaxQ Accelerator Inc. Previously he was the founder of Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine which he sold.

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