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.

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About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.