View Full Version : Another world first for Artemis: a laser link with an aircraft

Monday, December 18th, 2006, 05:55 PM
Artemis, the European Space Agency Advanced Relay and Technology
Mission Satellite, successfully relayed optical laser links from an
aircraft in early December. These airborne laser links, established over a
distance of 40 000 km during two flights at altitudes of 6000 and 10
000 metres, represent a world first.

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